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Excellence in education

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University of the Year?

You've helped us secure a place on the shortlist for University of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards - the most prestigious awards in the sector.

Our students, graduates and staff are the secret to our success as we've carved out a distinctive path for Essex which inspired the judging panel.

We're going from strength to strength - welcoming record number of students this academic year and also attracting record levels of research funding.

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Online registration is open

Don't forget, all returning students need to register at the start of each academic year. Contact the Student Services Hub if you have any questions.

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Rankings success

We’re up 17 places to 31st in the Guardian University Guide 2019, which focuses on the things that matter most to prospective students: quality of teaching, student satisfaction and employability.

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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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.

UROP placements

Our Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme gives you the chance to work with an academic on a research project.