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Welcome to the University of Essex

Explore all the essential information, tips and helpful hints for new students at the University of Essex

Congratulations! You're on your way to an exciting new life as a member of the Essex community. There's a lot to take in and do but we'll guide you through it.

Registration

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Essential task: Begin your registration before you get here and then register in person when you get here.

Before you arrive

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Get ready for Essex. Prepare for university life and find out what you need to do before you arrive.

When you arrive

Students arriving at Essex

Meet new friends and explore your new home. Everything you need to do when you arrive at Essex.

First week: Colchester

Students at our Colchester Campus

Everything you need to know about Welcome Week at Colchester.

First week: Southend

Students at Southend

Everything you need to know about Welcome Week at Southend.

First week: Loughton

Students at our Loughton Campus

Everything you need to know about Welcome Week at Loughton.