Governance and strategy

Our income and expenditure

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Our financial strategy seeks to ensure sustainability and growth to maintain and improve our high-quality infrastructure for research and education.

The financial statements cover the University of Essex and its subsidiary undertakings.

Despite the significant impact of COVID-19, in Academic Year 2019-20 the University returned a sound financial outcome.

The University Council is responsible for the maintenance and integrity of the corporate and financial information included on the University's website. Legislation in the United Kingdom governing the preparation and dissemination of financial information differs from legislation in other jurisdictions.

An accessible pdf version of the 2020-21 Financial Statements will be uploaded shortly, to request the accessible version please email