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Excellence at work

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We are Gold

We are delighted to announce that the University of Essex has been awarded the highest rating of Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

Based on the evidence available, the TEF Panel judged that we deliver consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.

Read Pro-Vice-Chancellor Education Professor Aletta Norval's blog where she thanks everyone at Essex for playing their part in helping us achieve Gold.

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Showcasing our achievements

The Annual Meeting is a highlight of our year and our Vice-Chancellor took the opportunity to showcase our achievements over the past year.

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Stay on top of your work this summer

Follow our top tips to ensure vital emails or other work isn’t out of reach while you are away this summer.

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Impact Awards and Lecture 2017

The very best examples of how our research is impacting on peoples’ everyday lives, were showcased at our annual Research Impact Awards.

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Queen honours members of our community

The Queen's birthday honours list included many inspirational individuals with close links with the University.

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.