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Excellence in education

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How we use your tuition fees

Your tuition fees are invested to provide you with a transformational education.

They help us to create the stimulating and cutting-edge environment that supports the world-class research and education we offer at Essex.

Take a look at how we use your fees to support your education and deliver the student experience at Essex. Then make sure you complete your student survey to let us know what you think about studying at Essex.

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Got an opinion on the referendum? Register to vote

The UK's EU referendum is taking place on 23 June. Whatever your opinion, make sure you're registered to vote this summer.

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Free access to is a leading provider of online video training and we're giving you free and unlimited access for six months. Find out more.

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Three Minute Thesis Competition

Research higher degree students. Can you present a compelling oration on the significance of your thesis in just three minutes? 3MT is back.

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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.

Give us your thoughts

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It's your chance to say how satisfied you are with studying at Essex. We'll use your responses to help us plan for the future and improve the Essex experience for all our students.

UROP placements

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