With another lockdown just beginning, it is important to try to get outside and get some fresh air. By exercising outside and exploring nature you will:
Check out this video in which Dr Jo Barton, Senior Lecturer, School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences discusses the benefits of green exercise.
If you live at our Colchester Campus then make the time to explore the green flag award winning Wivenhoe Park. It has been home to the University of Essex since the 1960s and has a rich history. It was painted by Constable and provided a home to the Special Air Service (SAS) during World War II. Now its 200-plus acres of parkland are home to a wide range of wildlife, including rare bees, moths and spiders.
If you are based at our Southend check out some of these areas.
If you are located at Loughton, make sure to explore these spaces:
We have a dedicated team, in a broad range of roles, contributing to sustainable development across our campuses. We are committed to the promotion of sustainability to a variety of stakeholders, to conserve the local environment for our students, staff, the wider community and our resident wildlife.