Studying at Essex

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Welcome home, Welcome to Essex

Essex is a truly international institution with a long history of welcoming students from around the world. With us, you’re not just a student, you’re a member.

Essex introduces you to people from all over the planet. We are a global community that lives, works and plays together. You study an internationally relevant curriculum, become part of our diverse community, and are taught by academics whose research has global impact. We give you the best chance to compete in a global economy. 

Why
Study here?

Top 30 in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019
Gold for teaching excellence (TEF 2017)
Central London is easily accessible from all of our campuses
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