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Essex Living

Life at Essex

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Essex living is like no other

Your time at Essex will be full of opportunities to meet new people, try new things and develop new skills. We work hard to create a living and working environment that helps you make your mark.

Always wanted to test your ultimate frisbee skills? See yourself dazzling under the bright lights of the stage? With over 165 sports clubs and societies to join, we'll make sure your Essex experience is completely unforgettable.

From cosy social spaces to a brand new student centre and library extension, our campus facilities and services will enhance your time at Essex. Whatever your subject, and whatever your passion, we’ve got the space to make it happen.

Why life at Essex
is special

Guaranteed accommodation in your first year
Get involved in hundreds of activities and sports in your spare time
You're a member for life, not just while you're here
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Community membership
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Careers and employability 

We aren't just here to help you find a job whilst you're studying, we'll also help get you get on the career ladder, find that dream job and develop your skills and knowledge. And it won't all stop once you graduate, we'll always be on hand even after you've left Essex.

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Languages for All

At Essex you can learn a language at no extra cost alongside your studies. Add a valuable skill to your CV to help you stand out from the crowd. 

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