Excellence at work

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Working better together

Find out how we are using integrated systems to manage information and work better together from our Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Jules Pretty.

The People Supporting Strategy is the blueprint around which we will build improvements to our processes and the way we do things at the University.

One of the first ways our HR team aims to make these improvements is through better use of the HR Organiser system.

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Staff question of the month

Our question of the month for February is now live and we want to know what you think about the use of workload models in academia.

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Book now for Essex Book Festival

This year's Essex Book Festival includes an incredible range of events at our campuses. See the programme to discover more.

Go Green Week

Get ready for Go Green Week

From 8-12 February, we'll be celebrating Go Green Week at our Colchester Campus. See the full programme of activities.

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New Year. New You. New Classes.

The latest fitness class timetables for the Evolve Gym are now available for Colchester (.pdf) and Southend (.pdf)

Supporting you

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As a member of staff, you can access free and confidential counselling and support services through our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) with Validium.

Supporting students

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Students may ask for support or information outside of your specialism. See the guidance on referring students to the appropriate specialist support service.

Our identity

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Our Essex values, culture, philosophy and approach set us apart from other institutions. Find out more about our challenger philosophy and how we express it.