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Excellence in education

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Right here, right now

When you study at Essex, you get far more than just a degree, that’s why we’ve launched the Higher Education Achievement Report.

Along with showcasing your academic achievements, the HEAR records any activities you’ve undertaken and logged through the Big Essex Award, and any awards and prizes you receive.

If you’re an undergraduate who started in 2014 or later, you’ll have access to your HEAR. You'll shortly receive an email to activate your account and get started.

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Managing all your aches and pains

Our new Sports Therapy Clinic is now open for business at our Colchester Campus – and it is free for all students and staff.

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Got a great idea? We'll fund it

We’re looking for your ideas to help make life better for all our research students and we’ve got up to £2,000 to make those ideas happen.

We are Essex

Be part of something BIG

Do you believe in the value of inclusivity and diversity? We need you to apply your passion and creativity to help us get our message across.

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Let us help you Find Your Way

Download our interactive campus map to help you find any location on campus and to access local travel information.

Study skills workshops

Our study skills workshops are open to all students and run throughout the term at our Colchester and Southend campuses. Why not book your place now?

Learn languages

Language study

You can learn languages in a number of ways, including as part of your degree, in evening classes or online at no extra cost, or via Essex Modern Language Certificates.

UROP placements

Our Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme gives you the chance to help an academic with a research project. We're taking applications now.