New academic year
We provide useful information for new and current students, so you
can keep up-to-date on everything at Essex. This includes details about academic and research
resources, administrative matters, support available for Essex students and various other useful links.
Starting at Essex will be an exciting time for you – full of new
experiences and opportunities. There is lots of information to remember so
we want to make sure you have all the key facts you will need to settle in
to university life.
We have put together
about services at your campus including contact information. We hope this
will help you get used to day-to-day life at Essex and please do not forget
we offer lots of support services to help you get the most out of your time
at the University.
There is also a dedicated Freshers' section
covering up-to-date information for your first weeks.
Why we are special
- Friendly and supportive campuses
- Students from more than 130 countries
- Everything within easy reach
- Award-winning accommodation and nightclubs
- Hundreds of clubs and societies
Our online student handbooks will help you during your time at Essex, providing advice,
guidance and support. You may also find that your department, school or centre prepares additional handbooks for your use while
We provide comprehensive information to our international students. With over 130 different countries
represented, Essex is one of the UK’s most internationally diverse campus universities and known worldwide for its
We know your first week can be really busy but it is important to remember to register for your course.
Registration enables you to confirm your personal and contact details, as well as activate your student record for the
coming academic year and get e-mail access.