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Accommodation

Accommodation at Essex

Your new home

Looking for the best university accommodation? Come on in.

We offer a variety of exciting and comfortable accommodation, from studios to single en suite rooms and retro Towers to Townhouses, to suit all budgets.

Want the bustling centre of campus on your doorstep? Or just a quiet spot? Take your pick. Make yourself at home and get a glimpse of what we have to offer.

For more information on how we are preparing accommodation for students joining us in October, take a look at the Accommodation and Living on Campus FAQ's on our COVID-19 page for applicants.

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Advice for applicants

Concerned about what the impact of COVID-19 means both for your university application and, for your university experience when you start in the autumn? We are working hard to ensure that you are able to start with us in October – in whatever way possible.

Read our COVID-19 guidance for applicants

Why
live at Essex?

We're a National Student Housing Award Finalist 2020
Centrally located residences, close to all facilities
Dedicated and experienced staff
24 hour security
Community atmosphere, friendly environment
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Current students

Download your welcome pack and find all the information you need to help you settle in, including contact details for accommodation and emergency numbers for out of hours support.

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Contact us

For enquiries about accommodation or about an application you're making, contact us at the Student Services Hub. Quote your full name and PRID or PG number on all correspondence.