University of Essex

About University of Essex

The University of Essex is a public research university in Essex, England. The university has three campuses: Colchester Campus, Southend Campus and Loughton Campus. The Loughton Campus is bordered by London’s Epping Forest & largest open space. It compiles of three faculties: Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Social Sciences and Faculty of Science and Health. Essex is a university where curiosity prevails, and where exploring new ways of thinking and pushing boundaries, isn’t just encouraged, it’s expected. The institution is committed to two things: excellence in teaching and excellence in research.
University of Essex

Why Study at University of Essex?

Essex is ranked Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2017) which means they deliver an excellent educational experience. Essex is loved by students too and is top 15 in England for overall student satisfaction (NSS 2019, mainstream universities*). Is ranked 22nd for international outlook in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021.

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Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ


01206 873333


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