Equality, diversity and inclusion

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Equality, diversity and inclusion

Essex is an inclusive community where we celebrate diversity and challenge inequality, and we respect, support and encourage one another through our values, our words and, most importantly, our actions.

Our students represent 140 nationalities and over 30 cultures from around the world, making Essex one of the most diverse academic communities in the UK. We engage in world leading international research collaborations and have developed strong partnerships with institutions around the globe.

Our commitment
  • Essex is committed to challenging inequalities and providing equal access to opportunities for all, irrespective of background, identity or circumstance
  • Essex is committed to fostering and celebrating a diversity of nationalities, cultures and faiths through a supportive network of groups and societies
  • Essex is committed to an inclusive environment in which all students and staff can achieve their potential