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Excellence in education

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Graduation - student stories

As part of Graduation 2016 we caught up with some of our students to find out how an Essex Education has transformed their lives

Our graduates have risen to the challenge of developing a research mindset.

They have been involved in clubs, societies and volunteering.

They have grasped opportunities.

You can read their stories on storify.

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We're one of the best for new graduate employment

The latest figures show 96% of our graduates in 2014-15 found work or were continuing their studies within six months. Find out more.

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Making it count

More than 700 people completed the Big Essex Award this year. Watch Jodie Sheridan talk about winning the silver student award.

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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.

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.

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.