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We're 22nd in the UK

We’re proud of our Essex Spirit – so it’s no surprise it has played a key role in us securing our highest ranking of 22nd in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

If that wasn’t enough, we’re also shortlisted for the Guide’s prestigious title University of the Year.

The Good University Guide provides the definitive rankings for UK universities and the most comprehensive overview of higher education in Britain.

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Is America really the land of the free?

Join Anthony D Romero, as he explores if America really is the land of the free when he visits our Colchester Campus on 23 October. Book your place now.

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Join us at the Festival of Social Science

Want to know what it’s like to be a mum in the modern age? Why violent images are used in the media? Or how big data can empower society? Join us from 4 to 11 November to find out.

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Meet our new Head of CSEE

Professor Anthony Vickers is our new Head of the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, so we thought we’d catch up with him to find out more about his new role.

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£4.7 million to boost economic growth in the eastern region

HEFCE have awarded £4.7 million to our Eastern ARC consortium to develop an innovation network, linking businesses and HE providers in the east of England.

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.