Event

Postgraduate Open Evening

Visit our Colchester Campus and get loads of great information about studying a postgraduate degree at Essex.

Be part of our postgraduate community

Come along to our Postgraduate Open Evening on Wednesday 18 March 2020. Meet some of our staff and students, and discover what it's all about to be part of our international postgraduate community. We have a wide range of courses to study at Essex, from Masters to PhDs, so get yourself booked onto our Open Evening to discover some of the opportunities that will be available to you as a postgraduate student.

Professor Sanja Bahun, our Dean of Postgraduate Research and Education, will give an introductory talk, and there will be opportunities to speak to academics and student services, such as the Students' Union, Student Support, and our sports and accommodation teams. You'll also have the chance to go on a campus or accommodation tour. 

We're open from 4-7pm and are based in the Ivor Crewe Lecture Hall at our Colchester Campus. Refreshments will be provided.

The current programme for the evening is:

  • 4.10-4.40pm - Welcome talk by Professor Sanja Bahun and James Teague
  • 4.45-5.15pm - Welcome talk (repeated)
  • 5.20-5.30pm - Student Finance talk
  • 5.50-6.10pm - Sociology talk by Dr Anna Sergi: "A sociological imagination as tool or today‚Äôs society."
  • 6.15-6.35pm - Health and Social Care talk by Professor Peter Martin: "Postgraduate educational opportunities in the School of Health and Social Care."
  • 6.40-7.00pm - Psychology talk by Dr Vanessa Loaiza: "Postgraduate courses in psychology in Essex."

Please be aware that spaces for each talk will be limited.

Use our online booking form to register, then just come along during the evening and we'll check you in when you arrive.

Parking will be free, so if you're travelling by car, aim to park in our Valley Car Park on the south-side of campus, which is very close to our Ivor Crewe Lecture Hall. We also have excellent local bus routes onto campus, and two train stations nearby at Hythe (Essex) and Wivenhoe. Check out our web page about how to get to our Colchester Campus.

We're looking forward to meeting you!

Come back soon to find out more information about this event.

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Essex Business School

Our marketing team will be representing the Essex Business School and will be able to answer all of your questions about studying one of our taught courses or research degrees. 

Department of Government

The staff who will be attending for our Department of Government are:

Professor Philip Leifeld - Professor of Comparative Politics 

Department of History

The staff who will be attending for our Department of History are:

Dr Felix Schnell - Senior Lecturer

Department of Language and Linguistics

The staff who will be attending for our Department of Language and Linguistics are: 

Dr Christina Gkonou - Senior Lecturer and Course Leader for MA TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

School of Life Sciences

The staff who will be attending for our School of Life Sciences are: 

Dr Corinne Whitby - Senior Lecturer and Graduate Director

Dr Michael Steinke - Senior Lecturer, Course Lead for MSc Tropical Marine Biology and PGT Director

Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies

Four members of staff from our Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies will be attending to answer all your questions about studying a taught course or research degree.

Department of Mathematical Sciences

The staff who will be attending for our Department of Mathematical Sciences are: 

Professor Berthold Lausen - Professor of Data Science and Head of Department 

Department of Psychology

The staff who will be attending for our Department of Psychology are: 

Dr Vanessa Loaiza - Senior Lecturer

Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies

The staff who will be attending for our Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies are: 

Dr Kevin Lu - Senior Lecturer and PGT Director (5-6pm only)

Susan Kegerreis - Senior Lecturer (4-5pm only)

Leonardo Nascimentio - Lecturer (4-5pm only)

Chris Tanner - Senior Lecturer (6-7pm only)

Dr Norman Gabriel - Senior Lecturer (4-7pm)

Department of Sociology

The staff who will be attending for our Department of Sociology are: 

Michelle Hall - Student Administrator

Dr Anna Sergi - Senior Lecturer in Criminology and PGT Director

School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences

The staff who will be attending for our School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences are: 

Dr Ed Hope - Lecturer

Dr Adrian Mallows - Senior Lecturer and Course Lead for MSc Physiotherapy

Dr Sally Waterworth - Lecturer