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News We're up for University of the Year in national awards

Essex is on the shortlist for this prestigious category of the THE Awards.

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We're shortlisted for leadership development too

Our amazing staff, students and graduates have helped us secure places on two shortlists in the national awards.

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We Are Essex
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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