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Latest news Essex celebrates being in top 100 of the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

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University of Essex ranked 76th Impact Awards

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Heritage expert is UKRI Future Leader

An Essex heritage expert has been awarded £1.5m to demonstrate how 3D technologies can help communities rebuild after disaster.

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Essex is top 40 in the UK (Complete University Guide 2023)
25th in the UK for research quality (Times Good University Guide 2022)
We are Top 25 for international outlook (Times Higher Education, World University Rankings 2022)
88% of our graduates are in employment or further study (Graduate Outcomes 2022)
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With 7 miles of award-winning coastline on your doorstep and London just a stone's throw away, our Southend students have the best of both worlds
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Read our response to supporting our community through COVID-19

Including how we are supporting our staff, student and applicants. Also read about the amazing research our academics have been doing in response to the virus.

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