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Taran Baragwanath

Health and Wellbeing

Taran Baragwanath is our SU's VP Welfare and Community.

Find out more about his time at Essex, including his own battles with mental health issues, how this inspired him to become a Sabb and why he's so excited for the year ahead .

Then, make sure you take a look at the priority our SU is giving to mental health, and the support you can get through our Student Services Hub.

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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Postgraduate Open Evening

Come along to our Postgraduate Open Evening on Wednesday 7 November to find out about funding, accommodation, student support, and being part of our postgraduate community.

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.

UROP placements

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