Essex is one of the UK’s most internationally diverse universities; we
have over 136 different countries represented at our campuses, with staff
and students from around the globe. We value the international dimension of
higher education and provide a friendly, supportive and academically
challenging environment for your studies.
Top ten for research
We enjoy an international reputation for the quality of our research and
were rated ninth in the UK in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise
Superb student experience
We are in the top 20 for student satisfaction, amongst mainstream English universities, following the
National Student Survey (NSS, 2011) and, in the 2011 Postgraduate Research
Experience Survey, of our research students who responded, 82 per cent said
their overall experience at Essex met or exceeded expectations.
Our three campuses in Colchester, Loughton and Southend enjoy excellent
transport links and all are less than an hour from London.