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Choose Essex for an education that's focused on you.  

Clearing 2020 is now open, so if you want to start your Essex journey this year you can find out more about what Clearing is and how it applies to you here, or if you already know you want to apply you can use our web form to do exactly that.

Dive into the complex world of coral reefs with marine biology or explore cinematic cultures, histories, and theories through film studies. At Essex, we have a range of subjects across multiple disciplines, so there's something for everyone. Explore our subject pages to find the right course for you.

You'll get more than just a great degree. You can pursue your interests, meet new people and tailor your university experience around your ambitions, interests and values. With an on-campus theatre, a spacious gym and onsite sports facilities in addition to a wealth of societies, you can discover what really matters to you. At Essex you can live your life your own way.

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We're proud to be Gold rated in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2017)
Our student body represents over 140 nationalities and supports over 30 different cultural societies
My main goal is to make sure everyone feels comfortable here at Essex. - SU President
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At Essex we pride ourselves on being a welcoming and inclusive student community. We offer a wide range of support to individuals and groups of student members who may have specific requirements, interests or responsibilities.

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