Three reasons to choose Essex
The Essex Spirit
We’re about people who love to learn how, but want to challenge why. If you are tenacious, bold, inquisitive and impatient for change, welcome home.
The world in one place
Internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. Our genuinely global community is a place that fuses ideas, cultures and a breadth of perspectives.
Members for life
Build friendships, develop interests and embrace values to transform your life and career. Our members have genuine licence to shape what goes
on around them.
Among the very best
We're proud to be sixth for student satisfaction out of all mainstream English universities in the latest National Student Survey, putting Essex in the top 10 for the second year running.
Our 50th anniversary
Over five decades we've become one of the UK’s leading academic institutions. Our 50th anniversary events and activities will celebrate our achievements and reflect on our founding years.