Our inspiring community

  • Date

    Thu 27 Aug 20

In these extraordinary times, we’re celebrating the resilience, resourcefulness and compassion of our community.

Inspirational nursing student

Essex nursing student Amma Frimpong is currently completing her final placement on the NHS frontline, while another project has seen her fellow students help her support future female leaders in her native Ghana.

Outstanding athlete

At the beginning of the year, Essex student and Team GB member Harry Hughes was dreaming of the Olympics. So how did he deal with lockdown?

Fundraising adventurer

In the summer of 2019, Essex computer science student Joshua Meads walked solo from the UK to Rome, raising money to combat climate change.

Determined students

As news of the COVID-19 pandemic spread, Serhii, Isabela and James were in Bali, Indonesia, taking part in a prestigious law competition. How did they get on, so far from Essex and at such a challenging time?

Prestigious scholarship winner

Law graduate Kwame Taylor has won a prestigious and valuable scholarship enabling him to train as a barrister.