Student accommodation

Our high-quality student housing is delivered at our campuses in Southend and Colchester by Accommodation Essex.

Kitchen, bedding and electrical items

Essex Essentials is a one-stop shop to help you make your time at university hassle free.

Accommodation Complaints

If you have any concerns about the service you've received from us, you should raise them with a member of staff in the relevant team as soon as possible.

Accommodation Representatives

If you are interested in earning a bit of money whilst living in our accommodation you can apply to be an Accommodation Representative.

Communal living

Need some advice on communal living? Check out our hints and tips to help guide you.

Moving out

Find out what you need to do before you move out of accommodation at Essex.

Repairs and faults

Find contact details to report a fault or repair at your accommodation.

Room exchanges

Discover how you can move to another room and exchange with another student.

Room inventories

Find out what furniture is in your room and how much each item is to replace.

Accommodation safety and security

Discover fire, electrical and safety advice for living in accommodation at Essex.

Tenancy transfers

How to apply for a tenancy transfer with another student.

Transfer to a vacant room

If you'd like to transfer to an empty room or check availability, find out more.

Withdrawing from the University

If you decide to withdraw permanently or temporarily from the University, find out the procedure to follow.

Your welcome pack

Download our welcome pack to help make the most of your time in our accommodation.