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Study resources


Students in Library

The Albert Sloman Library holds more than one million books and e-publications. It also provides ideal conditions for quiet study with 1,115 reader places and long opening hours.

Your studies

General resources


Log on to your personalised myEssex student portal for anytime, anywhere access to information about your education including course materials, timetables and assessments. You can also use myEssex to find out about events on campus and discover ways to gain employment experience.

Preparing for your seminars

Most of our lecturers expect you to prepare for your seminars (timetabled sessions in small groups) in advance.

12 top tips to avoid procrastination

Follow the tried and tested advice from our Peer Mentors whilst you revise for your exams.


IT services

it services

We provide you with a wide range of IT services and support during your studies, including access to IT labs, wifi, free software, training courses and a number of elearning tools.

Your guide to exams

Student working

We have produced a handy guide to examinations providing you with everything you need to know about preparing for your exam, rules and regulations, what happens during the exam and getting your results.


two students studying

Mentoring can help you make the most of your university experience. You can have a mentor to get advice from a fellow student, or you can be a mentor which can boost your communication and interpersonal skills.

Study skills workshops

Wordle study skills terms

Our study skills workshops are open to all students and run throughout the term at our Colchester and Southend campuses. Our workshops cover a wide range of study skills subjects, book your place now.