Your tuition fees are invested to provide you with a transformational education. They help us to create the stimulating and cutting-edge environment that supports the world-class research and education we offer at Essex. We are ranked 4th in the country for facilities spend per student in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.
Your fees contribute to the teaching costs of seminars and lectures, and all aspects of your student experience, from our wide range of sporting activities to our employability services and our leading Students' Union.
We’ll continue to invest in our campuses and our students and we have some exciting plans, including:
The breakdown of how your fees are spent is listed below:
We're in the top 20 universities for research excellence and top 5 for social sciences (REF 2014). We have ambitious plans to keep climbing up league table rankings so that your Essex degree is even more valuable in the graduate job market.
To support your future career, we have embedded research and workplace skills in your Essex education. We also offer language tuition at no extra cost, and a Big Essex Employability Award, which takes account of your work experience, volunteering and student society participation.