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Come home to Essex.

Applications are now open for our returning students to apply for campus accommodation in 2016-17.

Applications are open to all returning overseas and postgraduate students at Colchester and all students at Southend.

If you're not an overseas or postgraduate student, you can apply to our waiting list from September 2016 or if you’d like to secure private accommodation sooner, check out SU Lets, who have a wide range of properties available for you.

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Make sure you’re registered to vote in 2016

Elections will take place across the UK so if you want to vote you must visit the Gov.UK website and register yourself.

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Santander Big Ideas

Santander have up to £20,000 to give away to students and graduates as part of the Big Ideas Challenge.

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Count me in

Remember to make sure you record your attendance at teaching events using the Count-Me-In readers in teaching rooms.

What's on at Essex

What are you doing today?

Our new 'What's on?' calendar brings together all the events that are taking place across our three campuses. Check it out

Essex spirit

Keep up-to-date with all the news from across our three campuses with Essex spirit. Our student newsletter, for rebels with a cause, will land in your inbox every fortnight.

Boost your talent

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

UROP placements

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