From your first day on campus, right through to the moment you graduate and beyond - there will be plenty of opportunities along the way for you to make friends, try something new, and change your life forever.
Run by students, for students, your SU is here to ensure that your voice is always heard and that action is taken on the things you care about most. We will be here for you throughout your entire time studying and beyond.
Get ready for an incredible journey! The SU is here to make your time at university unforgettable...
Get involved and have fun. Are you a film buff or a footballer? Are you a gamer or a green campaigner? Do you fancy learning photography or helping at a local animal shelter? Check out our huge choice of clubs, societies, sports facilities and volunteering opportunities.
"There are so many amazing projects to volunteer for here at the university of Essex that every student is guaranteed to find something they love and make lifelong memories and friendships!"
We have your back. Think of the SU as your trusty sidekick, always ready to lend a helping hand.
We are all about supporting you during your time at Essex. We will advocate for your interests and we will work together to influence decision-making and processes on all kinds of issues, from academic policies to campus facilities and services to make your university experience the best it can be.
Essex has a top rated Students’ Union... Again!
You belong with us. When it comes to hanging out and having a good time, we’ve got you covered.
Our venues give you somewhere to unwind, socialise and relax whatever your vibe. Whether you are on a mission to hit the dance floor with all your mates or just need somewhere to just hang out and chill, we have the space to make it happen.
Check out our Essex Bucket List, brought to you by Essex student Ania Romankiewicz who is studying BA Modern Languages.
Meet people and make new friends through the SU’s awesome app, Umii, which has already helped thousands of Essex students connect with each other. Whether you want to chat to other students with the same interests, find a study buddy, or someone to just rant about life with, Umii is the place to find your people. It’s time to level up your social game at Essex - download the Umii app now: