Southend Clearing Tours

Whether you’ve just received your results or you’ve had a gap in education – you’re all welcome to come and visit us!

  • Thu 15 Aug 19

    12:00 - 16:00

  • Southend Campus

    Gateway Building

  • Event organiser

    Corporate events

  • Contact details

    Open Days team

Come and see us. 

If you’re applying to Essex through Clearing or still trying to decide, why not visit our Southend campus for a tour of our campus and accommodation?

This is the perfect opportunity to see for yourself what life at Essex is all about, take a tour and get to know campus before you make your decision! 



  • Tours of our campus and accommodation will take place between 12pm and 4pm and will run on demand. Check-in at the reception area of the Gateway Building between these times to head on a tour throughout the day.

Special requirements

If you or your guests have any special requirements, please email us in advance
so we can make sure your visit is as smooth as possible.

Booking form



Getting to us by car

Southend is just half an hour from the M25 via the A13 or A127. For sat navs, postcode SS1 1LW provides the correct route directions.


There is plenty of town centre parking in public car parks. The closest car park is located underneath University Square student accommodation which accessed via College Way and is payable by phone only. We would recommend that you download the app before arriving at the car park- information on the app is here: To register please visit Mobon.

Getting to us by train

There are frequent trains from London to Southend which is served by two different rail lines, with journey times of 45 minutes to one hour:

  • Southend Victoria (0.3 miles from our campus) to London Liverpool Street - operated by Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Southend Central (0.2 miles from our campus) to London Fenchurch Street - operated by c2c

Travel Bursary

We feel it’s important for all of our visitors to attend an Open Day, so we offer a Travel Bursary to reimburse your travel costs. Further information and terms and conditions can be found below.
Open Day team
Recruitment Events Team
Telephone: 01206 873272
Telephone: 01702 238222
For Clearing applications or queries Please head to our Clearing page or call the Hotline.
Telephone: 01206 873666