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Do you work for the University of Essex? Find out the latest staff news and information including our governance and strategy

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We've won a Queen's Anniversary Prize

We're incredibly proud to have received a Queen's Anniversary Prize for the world-leading social science research undertaken by the Institute for Social and Economic Research.

The Prize is the highest form of national recognition for the work of a UK university and will be officially bestowed on the University at Buckingham Palace in early 2018 by Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall.

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Complete our Travel Plan Survey

Travelling to campus is an important part of University life. Complete our Travel Plan Survey by 8 December to help shape the future of our Travel Plan and improve our facilities.

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Come along to our annual education conference

Make sure you come to our annual education conference on Thursday 11 January for a variety of keynotes, mini presentations and interactive activities on the theme of 'Learning Spaces'.

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Phishing scams - what you need to know

Phishing is one of the most common ways that cyber criminals get hold of your personal details. Find out what could happen if you fall victim of a phishing scam, and how to spot a phishing email.

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Making an impact in Europe

Our Vice-Chancellor Professor Anthony Forster helped launch the Young European Research Universities Network (YERUN) at the European Parliament.

Supporting you

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As a member of staff, you can access free and confidential counselling and support services through our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) with Validium.

Supporting students

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Students may ask for support or information outside of your specialism. See the guidance on referring students to the appropriate specialist support service.

Our identity

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Our Essex values, culture, philosophy and approach set us apart from other institutions. Find out more about our challenger philosophy and how we express it.