Students Staff


Our accommodation

Whether you want the centre of campus on your doorstep, the beach nearby, or a quiet spot, we have the accommodation to suit your needs. Make yourself at home and get a glimpse of what we have to offer.

Where you live is a very important part of your experience here at Essex. Our flats and houses are the perfect launch pad for this new and exciting chapter in your life.

Apply for accommodation

Applications are open for:

Why we are special

  • Dedicated and experienced staff
  • Centrally located residences, close to
    all University facilities
  • Community atmosphere
  • Friendly supportive environment
  • 24 hour security
  • National Student Housing Award wimmer
Best Learning Environment

Room exchanges

Three students in University 

Made new friends and want to move? Check out our exchange procedure which gives you the option to exchange your room with another student. Applications for 2016-17 are now open.

Contact us

Southend campus accommodation

Our accommodation advisers are available to help with any queries you might have when you arrive and during your stay. You can contact us by telephone, email or come in and speak with one of the team.

Support on campus

Nightline team

We offer a range of support services for students to help with everyday worries about your accommodation or for practical or personal issues.