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Can't visit us?

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Get a taste of life at Essex

If you can't visit us in person we've got a few options for you...

We don’t want you missing out on seeing what Essex has to offer, so if you would like to learn more you can take a look at tours and videos on our Virtual Platform, where you can also view our accommodation online.

Find out what it's like to live and study at Essex from those who are already here, and talk to our staff and students where you can get all your burning questions answered. Because coming to university is a pretty big deal, we want to make sure you feel at home before you’ve even stepped onto campus. For anything else, and to get your questions answered quickly, get in touch with us through live chat.

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Experience Essex Online

Watch our videos and view our virtual tours from the comfort of your own home to learn more about Essex.


Impatient for the future?

If you want to discover what it's like to be an Essex student, join us virtually to learn more about studying at Essex.

We will be hosting a webinar for both undergraduate and postgraduate enquirers and applicants on the following date and time:

Join us to learn more about studying at Essex - we'll cover student life, support, and accommodation. We'll also discuss funding, finding part-time work and what's to come.

In this webinar you will have the opportunity to meet our regional staff from across the world as well as current students to find out what life is like at Essex from the comfort of your own home.

There will be breakout rooms for each region: UK, Europe, Americas, Middle East and Africa, India sub-continent, China, and the rest of Asia.

If you'd like to learn more about Essex take a look at the tours and videos on our Virtual Open Day platform, where you can also view our accommodation online, or chat with our staff and students.

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Chat with our students and staff

Fancy discovering what student life at Essex is like? Want to learn more about our international community? Come and talk to some of our students and staff online to get answers to all of your questions.

Chat with us