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Welcome and Registration We can't wait to meet you

Welcome is your chance to get to know the University, meet like-minded people, make friends for life and see where you'll call home for the next few years.

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Register today

One of the first things you'll need to do to let us know you are coming to Essex is to complete your registration. If you are joining us this October, you can do this straight away.

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Open Days

At our Open Days you will have the chance to chat with students and staff, tour our campuses, listen to talks from academics and get a feel for what life at Essex is really like.

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Top 30 in the Guardian University Guide 2024
Five subjects in UK top 10 for research power (Times Higher Education 2022)
We are Top 25 for international outlook (Times Higher Education, World University Rankings 2023)
89% of our graduates are in employment or further study (Graduate Outcomes 2023)
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With 7 miles of award-winning coastline on your doorstep and London just a stone's throw away, our Southend students have the best of both worlds