Faith Centre at Colchester Campus

The calm, friendly and supportive atmosphere of our Colchester Campus Faith Centre is a welcoming place for staff, students and the wider community to meet, interact and engage in a positive and peaceful manner.

Facilities

The Centre offers two spaces for worship, prayer and quiet reflection:

  • a social space with kitchen area for reading, socialising and discussion
  • a quiet space for private prayer, meditation or reflection

A variety of regular services, meetings and events organised by our chaplains and faith representativeschaplains and faith representativeschaplains and faith representatives are held in The Faith Centre Space 1.

The Faith Centre Space 2 is available for each of the five Islamic daily prayers. In addition, the Centre facilitates the Islamic Society in the larger gathering of Friday (Jummah) prayers each week, by arranging a larger venue elsewhere on Colchester Campus.

The Students' Union also facilitates a number of religious student societiesstudent societiesstudent societies. If there isn't a group representing your faith, you could get involved with setting one up. For more details please contact the Students' Union via socguild@essex.ac.uk.

Chaplain rota

If you'd like to speak to our Chaplains or find out more about their faith, you can visit the Centre Monday to Friday between 10am and 2pm. A rota of the chaplain’s availability will be updated shortly.

How to find us

The Faith Centre is located on Level 3 of the campus and is fully accessible. Find the Faith Centre location on Find Your Way map.

Booking

To book any of the facilities in the Faith Centre please contact us at faithcentreadmin@essex.ac.uk

News and events

Our Faith Centre hosts a number of events throughout the year, bringing together students, staff and the wider community from all faiths and backgrounds. To find out more about our Faith Centre and upcoming events, follow us on Facebook.

Contact us
Contact us
Faith Centre Administrator
Telephone: 01206 873952