We offer you well-managed and cost-effective accommodation within walking
distance of the heart of our campuses. Our Residence Life team helps ensure you get the most from your time at Essex.
Three campuses, one friendly University
All three campuses of the University of Essex – at Colchester,
Southend-on-Sea and Loughton – are friendly and supportive communities; special
places where you're free to pursue excellence in your studies, make friends,
embrace new interests and enjoy yourself.
Your campus information
Choose your campus to find particular room or location, or a place to study
or eat. You can also find out what's in and around your local area.
There are a number of services on campus available if you need to
contact someone in an emergency or if you need to
speak to someone out-of-hours,
or if you just want to find further information on making sure you
stay safe on and off campus. For any general support queries, contact your Student Services Hub.
Students' Union campus services
Where to eat and drink
Find out where to eat and drink at each of our campuses. We have a
variety of cafes, restaurants and shops that should suit all tastes and budgets on or near each of our campuses.
Our clubs and societies give you a fantastic opportunity to take part in ahuge variety of activities across
our three campuses. From Amnesty International toour popular choir, you will be sure to find the right society to fully develop your interests.
Our Students' Union (SU) is one of the most active in the country and is run by students,
for students. Our SU will be there to offer you support, plus the opportunity to join numerous clubs and societies
and to enjoy lots of events and nights out.
Our sports facilities include outdoor pitches stretching across 40 acres as well as extensive