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Creating an inclusive and welcoming environment

Our Registrar and Secretary, Bryn Morris, tells us more about the work the University is doing to ensure we all feel safe in our community.

Our goal is to ensure the University of Essex is an inclusive and welcoming environment and that we have zero tolerance to all forms of sexual harassment and violence.

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Our vision for the future

Our University Strategy is our road map for the future, setting out our priorities for the coming years. Read more about how we will put our ambitious plans into action.


Good things don't have to come to an end

We hate goodbyes. Stay at Essex and get money off your postgraduate tuition fee with our Alumni Loyalty Discount.

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Free printing is finally here

That's right. Printing is now totally free from campus computers. Find out more from Edmund, our VP Education.

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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.

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.