Facilities at Southend campus

Living and learning in the heart of the vibrant coastal city of Southend-on-Sea, you'll have access to everything you need to enjoy your life and studies at Essex.

From high-tech dental skills labs, learning hub and study spaces, to water sports, beaches and the longest pleasure pier in the UK, Southend campus offers a unique experience.


Eat, drink, rest and relax

After all that study, sport and play, you'll need a place to rest, refuel and recharge your batteries.  Check out our accommodation, numerous local food outlets, and our Faith Centre. And if you need support with your physical or mental health, or advice about money or exams, visit our Student Services Hub or contact our Student Wellbeing team for more help.

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Student Services Hub

The Student Hub on the second floor of the Forum, is the place to go for support. Whether you need advice about how to manage your money or help with facing exam stress, just drop by and speak to one of our advisers.