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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Read our response to COVID-19 Including how we are supporting applicants, students and staff

Also read about the amazing research our academics have been doing in response to the virus

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Information and resources on our response to the COVID-19 pandemic

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Wondering whether Clearing might be for you? We have FAQs, Clearing stories from existing students and guidance for parents and guardians, as well as information on how to apply…

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University of the Year (Times Higher Education Awards 2018)
25th in the UK for research quality (Times Good University Guide 2019)
Gold for teaching excellence (TEF 2017)
Queen’s Anniversary Prize for outstanding social science research (2017)
UoTY winners 2018
Queen's Anniversary Prize
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Our graduating students show their Essex Spirit

Our class of 2020 have overcome enormous challenges to graduate. The world needs Essex graduates more than ever and we are so proud of them. Read their stories and see how we are celebrating their achievements.

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