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Information and resources on our response to the COVID-19 pandemic

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CLEARING 2020 IS NOW OPEN

Wondering whether Clearing might be for you? We have FAQs, Clearing stories from existing students and guidance for parents and guardians, as well as information on how to apply…

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University of the Year (Times Higher Education Awards 2018)
25th in the UK for research quality (Times Good University Guide 2019)
Gold for teaching excellence (TEF 2017)
Queen’s Anniversary Prize for outstanding social science research (2017)
UoTY winners 2018
Queen's Anniversary Prize
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Starting at 9am on Monday 10 August, you can get to know our departments and find out what student life is like at Essex all from the comfort of your own home.

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