Student facilities

Facilities on campus

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Our campuses are designed to give you the freedom to combine interests and to meet new people from across different departments.

We're proud to have been ranked 4th in the UK for the amount we spend on services and facilities per student (Times Good University Guide 2018). From communal study areas dotted around our campuses, to a brand new student centre and library extension. From cosy Students' Union (SU) social spaces, to our zero carbon business school. Whatever your subject, and whatever your passion, we've got the space to make it happen.

SU Student Facilities

We have lots of SU student facilities from lettings to a post office, and everything in between!

Places to eat - SU Bar, Frango's and The Kitchen.

Places to drink - SU Bar, Starbucks, Top Bar, Sub Zero and Base.

Shops and other useful places - SU reception, The Store, The Extra Store, The Salon, EverythingEssex, The Post Office and SU Advice.

Here is just a taste of what's on offer at our Colchester Campus. In Southend, the SU Lounge is the perfect place to catch-up with friends over a coffee, snack on cake whilst playing on the games console or enjoy some quiet study time. At our Loughton Campus, we also have the Corbett Theatre cafe and bar in the main building. 

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Space to study

You'll never struggle to find a place to study at Essex. There are specific quiet areas, group study pods and departmental common rooms, designated postgraduate study spaces, reading rooms, IT labs and media rooms.

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