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Aletta Norval

Welcome to the Summer Term

The sun is shining, spirits are lifting and energy is in the air.

Our Pro-Vice-Chancellor Education, Professor Aletta Norval, has some useful tips to help you study at your best.

Keep an eye on our Essex Spirit blog throughout the summer term to keep up to speed with all the latest developments across our three campuses.

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Do your best at exam time

Read our pages and watch our quick video on everything you need to know about your exams so you do your very best on the day.

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Challenge Essex

All undergraduate students can apply now to take part in Challenge Essex, our new competitive research challenge.


Book your place at Graduation 2015

Online booking for Graduation is now open. You can book your place for Graduation 2015 and buy up to two guest tickets each.

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Masters study all wrapped up

Our Postgraduate Support Scheme offers a whopping £10,000 worth of support towards your postgraduate study. Apply before 31 May.

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It’s never too early to start thinking about your career beyond graduation. So get the most from your Essex experience by tapping into our friendly, professional employability and careers support.

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From critical thinking and better writing to improving your English, if you’re looking for support in any aspect of study skills – our University Skills Centre can help you.

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Spend a term or year studying abroad during your degree and gain new skills. You'll get a fresh perspective on the world and your subject and a chance to experience a different educational system.