Welcome

Facilities and services

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We provide a wide range of facilities and services if you're living in our University accommodation, plus advice on what you need to bring and what's already provided for you.

Where you live is a very important part of your experience here at Essex. Our flats and houses are the perfect launch pad for this new and exciting chapter in your life.

Apply for accommodation

Applications are open for:

Why we are special

  • Experienced accommodation advisers
  • Centrally located residences, close to
    all University facilities
  • Community atmosphere
  • Friendly supportive environment
  • 24 hour security

Room exchanges

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Made new friends and want to move? Check out our exchange procedure which gives you the option to exchange your room with another student. Applications for 2015-16 are now open.

Contact us

Southend campus accommodation

Our accommodation advisers are available to help with any queries you might have when you arrive and during your stay. You can contact us by telephone, email or come in and speak with one of the team.

Support on campus

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We offer a range of support services for students to help with everyday worries about your accommodation or for practical or personal issues.