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Campus tours

Virtual tours and videos

Can't get to one of our Open Days? Our interactive virtual tours allow you to explore our campuses, accommodation and facilities in Colchester and Southend.

Virtual tours and videos

Can't get to one of our Open Days? Our interactive virtual tours and videos allow you to explore our campuses, accommodation and facilities in Colchester and Southend. You can even take a look at our Colchester Campus using Google Streetview.

As well as our Clearing Open Days, we also offer student-led campus tours and the option of an individual visit. These tours are a great opportunity to see our fantastic facilities and examples of our award-winning accommodation.

Colchester Campus tours

  • Sunday 20 August 2017
  • 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm

Tours leave from Main Reception in the Silberrad Student Centre.

You don't need book - simply turn up on the day.

Southend Campus tours

  • Friday 18 August and Monday 21 August 2017
  • 11am to 3pm

If you've applied for one of our Southend-based courses, drop in and find out more about life on campus. Regular tours of our campus and accommodation with a current Essex student will be leaving throughout the day.

Tours will leave from the Reception area of the Gateway Building. You don't need to book a place on the tour, simply turn up on the day.

Individual visits to our Colchester or Southend Campuses

We offer individual tours of our Colchester and Southend Campuses for those who aren't able to attend an Open Day or organised tour. Tours are held at 12.30pm on weekdays and you'll be shown around the campus, facilities and accommodation.

Book a Colchester Campus visit

Book a Southend Campus visit

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Accommodation

Accommodation

Got your place at Essex? Make sure you apply for accommodation as soon as possible. We offer a range of accommodation options.

Life at Essex

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How to apply

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Follow our step-by-step guide to the Clearing application process. Switching to Essex is simple and we're here to help throughout.