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Excellence in education

THE WInner

We won!

Our amazing staff, students and graduates, and the inspiration offered by our radical past have helped us secure the title of the University of the Year at the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2018.

The awards, now in their 14th year and widely referred to as the 'Oscars of higher education', shine a spotlight on the exceptional achievements of individuals, teams and institutions working in Higher Education.

It Ends Now

Report and support

Our Report and support system is now live. The system is easy to use, mobile-friendly, and gets you the help you need.

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Essex loves you

We have loads of services to help support your studies, whether that's free MS Office software or our Rising Stars initiative. It's all part of your Essex education.

The THINK series

The THINK series

Our award-winning THINK series is back. At Essex we encourage critical, innovative and forward thinking. Join us and tackle challenging topics alongside your friends.

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Make the most of Listen Again

Listen Again is a free service that lets you 'listen again' to many of your lectures. Find out more.

Study skills workshops

Our study skills workshops are open to all students and run throughout the term at our Colchester and Southend campuses. Why not book your place now?

Boost your talent

From critical thinking and better writing to improving your English, if you’re looking for support in any aspect of study skills – our Talent Development Centre can help you.

Student Directory

Our new Student Directory contains information about food and drink outlets and other general campus information. We're redeveloping our websites, watch this space.