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Upcoming open days

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Colchester Campus
Saturday 21 June 2014 (booking now)
Southend Campus
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No open days are available for booking yet. You will be able to book your desired open day online three months before the date.

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Working with us

Your business or organisation can work with us to develop exciting new ideas, investigate innovative products and processes, explore new market opportunities and increase your competitiveness.

We are committed to sharing the expertise of our academics, researchers and professional services staff wherever possible.

Services we can offer you

  • Knowledge Transfer Partnerships – providing your company with access to highly-qualified graduates and expertise, innovative solutions to aid growth and ideas to help your company succeed.
  • Research projects – we work with many leading companies including BT, Intel and HSBC. Your company could benefit from working with our leading academics.
  • Dedicated Business Development team – linking academics with businesses for consultancy or research support.
  • Specialist training events – we run a huge range of activities designed to help you and your colleagues develop the skills your business or organisation needs.
  • Our i-Labs – we have state-of-the-art innovation and conference facilities for the business community at both our Colchester and Southend campuses.
  • Business Incubation Centre – fledgling businesses are offered space and support at our Southend Campus.
  • VentureNavigator – a free online service to help start-ups and small businesses created by an Essex-led consortium.

Quickly access our experts

We provide a fully-searchable online Directory of Experts including contact information of 200 academics who can provide consultancy to businesses or expert insights to members of the media.

View our Directory of Experts.

Contact our Research and Enterprise Office

Our Research and Enterprise Office can provide you with all the information you will need about working with the University of Essex.

The Research and Enterprise Office also supports researchers by providing information about: funding opportunities and application processes and advice on research proposals; research innovation.

Information about intellectual property rights, patents and licensing and spin out companies can also be offered.

For further information contact the Research and Enterprise Office:

T +44(0)1206 872925
E partners@essex.ac.uk

Find a scholarship

Find a scholarship

Use our Scholarship Finder to find the right funding for you. Scholarships and bursaries are available to support talented students, ensuring we remain accessible to all with the potential to succeed, regardless of your financial circumstances.

Open days

Book a place at one of our open days to see for yourself what we offer. Academic and support staff will be available to answer your questions, while a campus tour with our current students allows you to view our facilities and accommodation.

PG applications

How do you apply for postgraduate study? We welcome online applications. We understand that applying for postgraduate studies can be different to your undergraduate experience, so we provide you with the information needed to make your application.

Helping your business

We offer a variety of services for businesses. Find out more about the opportunities we offer including our Directory of Experts, consultancy services and how you can work with us.