More than just a degree
Your time at Essex will be full of opportunities to meet new people, try new things and develop new skills. We work hard to create a living and working environment that helps you make your mark, so it’s no surprise that we are University of the Year (THE Awards 2018) and Top 15 in England for overall student satisfaction (NSS 2019, mainstream universities).
Your new home
Essex. The county that's home to our three university campuses, Colchester, Southend-on-Sea and Loughton. Stretching between the Eastern outskirts of London, Essex is home to a fascinating mixture of contemporary and traditional towns and villages. Depending on where you are stood in the county, you could easily find yourself surrounded by a backdrop of captivating countryside, lively suburban landscapes, or coastal scenery.
There's one thing for sure, Essex is like no other.
Finding your way
The location of Essex allows it to benefit from excellent transport connections to the rest of the UK and Europe. Most mainland destinations are well served by motorways and the main train lines provide easy connections into England’s capital city of London. There are also good international links via Stansted airport, Southend airport, and all other London airports.