Events for Schools and Colleges

Summer Insight Days

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In addition to this, students will have the opportunity to take a tour of our Colchester campus, to see our on-campus facilities that give you the chance to explore your interests. As well as participating in a student and staff Q&A panel, giving students the chance to hear first-hand what it’s like to study at Essex and get any questions answered.

Wednesday 3 July – Humanities and Social Sciences

Explore subjects such as: Philosophy, History, Literature, Film, Law, Sociology, Economics, Politics and International Relations and Business and Finance.

Thursday 4 July – Science and Health

Explore subjects such as: Sports, Psychology, Maths, Nursing, Social Work, Biological Sciences, Computer Science and Electronic Engineering.

We will be providing more information about sessions closer to the event to our current bookers.

The general programme can be found below: 

Time Activity   Location
 9.45am Arrival  Car Park A
 10.00am to 10.30am  Welcome talk and introduction to the day  LTB 6
 10.30am to 11.20am  Taster session 1  
 11.30am to 12.15pm Campus tour LTB 6
 12.15pm to 1.00pm Lunch
Please ensure students bring a packed lunch with them as there will be limited time to purchase food on campus
 1.10pm to 2.00pm Taster session 2  
 2.10pm to 2.45pm Q&A panel
 2.45pm Departure  


Students under the age of 16, attending as individuals, will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. This event is running alongside our Language Conference for Teachers.

If you would like to access our Faith Centre while on campus, please let the event organiser know.

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Schools Engagement Team