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Excellence in education

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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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Remember to register

All of our students need to register at the start of each academic year. So, whether you're starting with us this year or returning after the summer, don't forget to register.

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Make sure your car is registered for 2017-18

Car parking registration for 2017-18 is now open. Find out how you can register to park at our Colchester Campus.

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Don't get caught in the latest phishing scam

Our students and staff have recently been sent emails pretending to be from the Student Loan Company. Read the latest advice on how to avoid being scammed.

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Complete the Student Life Survey

Tell us your aspirations and expectations of life at Essex and you'll be entered into a prize draw for £100 Amazon voucher. Take the Student Life Survey now.

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 help an academic with a research project. We're taking applications now.