Event

Clearing Open Day

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

  • Sat 17 Aug 19

    12:00 - 16:00

  • Colchester Campus

    Ivor Crewe Lecture Theatre

  • Event type

    Clearing Open Day

  • 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 Colchester campus for a Clearing Open Day?

Our Open Day is the ideal opportunity to see for yourself what life at Essex is all about, explore campus and take a tour of our accommodation before you make your decision!  

Programme

  • Drop in to our Clearing Open Day between 12pm until 4pm. Check-in at the Ivor Crewe Lecture Hall on our Colchester campus.
  • Meet our academics from 12pm until 4pm in the Ivor Crewe Lecture Hall Auditorium.
  • Campus and accommodation tours will be running every 20 minutes from 12pm until 4pm.
  • Head to one of our talks in the Ivor Crewe Lecture Hall Seminar Room:
    • Accommodation - 12.30pm
    • Student Life - 1.30pm
    • Finance - 2.30pm

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. Blue badge parking is available on campus and we have accessible routes around campus – email us for more information.

Booking form

   

Travel and Accommodation

Getting to us by car

Whether approaching the University of Essex from London and the South or Ipswich and the North via the A12, take the exit marked Colchester (A133). Follow the A133 towards Clacton, ignore the entrance to the Knowledge Gateway, continue along the A133 then take the B1028 for Wivenhoe before turning right into Boundary Road. Look out for the AA road signs which will guide you to our Open Day parking area.

Parking

Please follow the 'Open Day Parking' signs which will lead you to the car park. Our patrol staff will be on hand to show you where to go. The address of our Colchester Campus is:

University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park
Colchester
CO4 3SQ

If you are using a sat nav, please use postcode CO7 9HT, which will take you to the correct side of campus.

Getting to us by train

There are frequent trains from London Liverpool Street to Colchester with connections to Ipswich, Norwich, Felixstowe, Harwich and beyond.

Travel Bursary

We feel it’s important for all of our visitors to have the opportunity 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.

Overnight accommodation

Wivenhoe House Hotel

Wivenhoe House Hotel is situated on our Colchester Campus. Please contact the hotel for bookings.

Telephone 01206 863666
Email info@wivenhouse.co.uk

Recruitment Events Team
Recruitment Events Team
Colchester
Telephone: 01206 873272
Southend
Telephone: 01702 238222
Clearing
For Clearing applications or queries Please head to our Clearing page or call the Hotline.
Telephone: 01206 873666