Undergraduate Admissions team

The Undergraduate Admissions Office manages the policy and processing of all applications for full-time undergraduate study.

How we can help

We can offer advice, support and guidance on all aspects of the undergraduate application process, including:

  • the range of undergraduate courses offered at Essex
  • the entry requirements for those courses (including expert knowledge of a wide range of UK, EU and international qualifications, and English language qualifications)
  • how and when to apply
  • the status of an application to Essex, and the next steps if an offer has been made
  • confirmation of places for conditional offer holders, on receipt of results
  • making a Clearing application (once the main application cycle has ended)
  • fee status assessments (to determine whether an applicant should be classed as a home or overseas student for tuition fee purposes)
  • UK Visas and Immigration requirements for applicants who require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK
  • issuing a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) to eligible applicants, which is required in order to make a Tier 4 visa application
  • readmission for former students who are requesting permission to be readmitted to study
  • maintaining publications and websites relating to courses and entry requirements, including listings on the UCAS website
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Contact us
Undergraduate Admissions University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ
Telephone: 01206 873666

If you know which member of our team you'd like to speak to, you can contact them directly.

Drop into our office

You can find us in room 5S.7.30 (on floor 7) at our Colchester Campus. The easiest route is via the entrance to the Essex Law School on Square 4.

Our office opening hours are:

  • Monday to Thursday: 9am - 5pm
  • Friday: 9am - 4.45pm