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Our students and graduates have always been committed to making change, both big and small. When you’re a member of the University of Essex, you will have the freedom to challenge, the confidence to speak out and the courage to share your ideas. Apply now to join us in October.

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Essex is top 40 in the UK (Complete University Guide 2023)
25th in the UK for research quality (Times Good University Guide 2022)
We are Top 25 for international outlook (Times Higher Education, World University Rankings 2022)
88% of our graduates are in employment or further study (Graduate Outcomes 2022)
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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
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Read our response to supporting our community through COVID-19

Including how we are supporting our staff, student and applicants. Also read about the amazing research our academics have been doing in response to the virus.

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