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We understand that choosing a university is an exciting experience, but it can also be a time when you have a lot of questions. We run both self-guided and guided campus tours, allowing you to get inside knowledge about what our campuses have to offer.

We run campus tours throughout the year and at our Open Days and Applicant Days.


 

Colchester Campus tours

Self-guided tours

You are very welcome to visit and take a self-guided tour around our beautiful campus. Please book your tour and we will send you information. 

Book your self-guided tour

Guided tours

Let us show you around our campus and accommodation. You'll have the opportunity to meet a member of the Essex team and ask any questions you may have about life at Essex. Tours must be booked at least a week in advance and are available every Wednesday and Friday at 12pm. If you cannot make these days, we will try and arrange a tour another weekday or your are welcome to do a self-guided tour.

Tours are conducted in line with government guidance, therefore you may have other visitors in your group.

Book your guided tour 

Virtual tour

If you are unable to visit us or would like to get a feel for the campus ahead of your visit, use our virtual tour tool to take a look around.

 

Colchester Campus virtual tour
 

Southend Campus tours

Guided tours

Let us show you around our campus and accommodation just off the high street. You'll have the opportunity to meet a member of the Essex team and ask any questions you may have about life at Essex. Tours should be booked at least a week in advance and are available every Thursday at 12pm, we may be able to arrange other times on request. Tours are conducted in line with government guidance, therefore you may have other visitors in your group.

Please email tours@essex.ac.uk to book your Southend Campus tour.

Virtual tour

If you are unable to visit us or would like to get a feel for the campus ahead of your visit, use our virtual tour tool to explore our facilities.


Southend campus virtual tour
Students in the Squares at Colchester campus
"The best thing about being an Essex student is the community feel of the campuses. Everything is available and so close by."
Andrew BSC sports therapy
University of Essex recruitment staff member
Any questions about our campus tours?
Contact our campus tours team