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Upcoming open days

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Saturday 25 October 2014 (booking now)
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Wednesday 5 November 2014 (booking now)

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With research at the heart of the work of the University, our academics are often in the news discussing their latest findings or commenting on current issues.

Our campuses also have busy programmes of seminars, conferences, courses and arts events – with many events open to the public and businesses. Please remember you should also check to see what events are being organised by individual departments and centres.

What we offer

  • Busy programme of events
  • Help and support for journalists
  • Arts events at all three campuses
  • Departmental seminars and events
  • International conferences
    throughout the year

Arts events


We have theatres at each of our three campuses and a whole range of activities taking place for you to enjoy or get involved in, including student productions and performances by professional touring companies.

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Media information

Our Communications Office can help journalists access the expertise of our academics. Our world-class rating for research excellence means we can provide knowledge across the social sciences, science and engineering, humanities and comparative studies, and law and management.


We publish our stakeholder magazine Essex Quarterly, and an in-house newsletter, Essex Weekly allowing you to keep up-to-date with everything that is happening at Essex, including latest news, research excellence and information on forthcoming events.