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'Rage' by Banksy

The THINK Series

Join Abi Wilkinson and Hayar Zaki from the Quillam Foundation for our final THINK event of 2016.

"Extremism" and "radicalisation" have been connected primarily to Islamic terrorism, but we'll be discussing issues of "extremism" in their wider contexts, including the rise of racist / white nationalist politics and the role of the internet in spreading violent ideologies of all kinds.

Join us to THINK on 14 December.

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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.

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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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Eight ways to stay safe in the cyber world

Take a look at our eight top tips for staying safe in the cyber world, from making your password hard to crack to staying ahead of scammers.

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.