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University of Essex Open Day

We are different and we are the same.

We won't write your story, but here are some of ours.

We Are Essex
University of the Year (Times Higher Education Awards 2018)
Top 30 in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019
Top 15 amongst mainstream English universities for overall student satisfaction (NSS 2018)
25th in the UK for research quality (TGUG 2019)
Gold for teaching excellence (TEF 2017)
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Students laughing and chatting
Research academics reviewing documents
A tutor talking with a University of Essex student
Students laughing and chatting

Essex living

Explore one of our three campuses

Colchester Campus