We contribute more than £0.5 billion to the UK economy.
Universities are fundamental to the UK’s economic growth, and the University of Essex is playing its part in driving innovation and economic growth in the Eastern region.
In 2015-16 the University of Essex achieved £0.5 billion in economic impact and 11% growth.
"The University is a powerhouse that helps to boost productivity - by leading life-changing research and development. We are making an important contribution to the growth of the East of England and the UK."