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Professional Services teams

Academic Section

Academic Section

The Academic Section provide services to students and departments to support the academic provision of our University.

Academic Services Officers

Details of Student Administration and Policy team and our Quality and Development team.

Essex Apprenticeships and Summer Schools team

The main purpose of our team is to manage the Higher and Degree Apprenticeships and flagship Summer Schools delivered at the university.

Academic Section

The Academic Section provide services to students and departments to support the academic provision of our University.

Communications and External Relations

Advancement team

Advancement consists of two teams – Alumni Relations and Philanthropy.

CER Central team

The Central team supports all CER staff, as well as senior support to the Director and senior managers.

Arts and Gallery team

The University has a theatre, gallery and world class art collection.

National Collaborative Outreach Programme team

The Essex Collaborative Outreach Network is one of 29 local consortia to receive funding to deliver the national programme.

Communications team

The Communications team handle all external and internal communications to staff, students and the media, as well as the University's websites.

Outreach team

The Outreach team work with schools and colleges across Essex, Suffolk and east London to promote fair access and progression to University.

Undergraduate Admissions team

The Undergraduate Admissions Office manages the policy and processing of all applications for full-time study undergraduate study.

Postgraduate Admissions team

The Graduate Admissions Office manages the policy and process of admission to the University at postgraduate level.

Marketing and Student Recruitment team

Marketing and Student Recruitment is made up of Marketing, Web Editing and Digital Media, Student Recruitment, Marketing Intelligence and EBS Marketing.

Estates and Campus Services

Estates and Campus Services section

Estates and Campus Services section structure.

Accommodation Essex team

Accommodation Essex contributes to a safe and supported environment in which students can develop personally and academically.

Business Support Services team

The Business Support Services team includes the Marketing and Communications team, and the UECS Finance team.

Central Stores team

Central Stores stocks a range of essential and commonly-used products and provides a range of campus services.

Commercial Properties team

The Commercial Properties team supports all areas of University commercial property including the Knowledge Gateway.

Customer Service team

The Customer Service team includes support for University core events, projects, compliance and the Estate Management Helpdesk.

Domestic Services team

Our large team of in-house staff working alongside trusted external suppliers deliver numerous services that range from cleaning and portering to pest control and waste management.

Essex Food team

Essex Food manage food and drink outlets at our Colchester Campus ranging from cafes, permanent huts, to the Burrito Bus and larger units such as Canteen, Fusion and Buffalo Joe's.

Essex Sport team

The Essex Sport team look after a great range of facilities, both indoor and outdoor, at our Colchester Campus.

Event Essex team

Event Essex offers modern and flexible conference and meeting spaces, comfortable accommodation and high-quality catering.

Maintenance and Capital Development team

Find out about our Maintenance and Capital Development team in our Estates and Campus Services section.

Security and Transport Management teams

Find out about the roles and responsibilities of our Patrol and Traffic Officers.

Wivenhoe House Hotel team

Wivenhoe House is a four-star country house hotel located within Wivenhoe Park at the University’s Colchester Campus.

Wivenhoe Park Day Nursery team

Wivenhoe Park Day Nursery at our Colchester Campus provides care and education for children from three months to five years of age, all year round.

Post Room team

The Post Room team looks after all the University's Colchester Campus postal services.

Sustainability and Grounds team

The Sustainability and Grounds section oversees the University's sustainability, energy, transport and grounds activities.

Finance, Planning and Data Insight

Insurance team

The Insurance team is responsible for dealing with all insurance matters including artwork, vehicles, buildings, contents, travel and liability.

Central Procurement Unit

Details of the CPU team how to contact them.

Finance, Planning and Data Insight section

The Finance, Planning and Data Insight section is responsible for managing the Universities income and expenditure, ensuring we get value for money in all financial activity and that we comply with all statutory and regulatory requests.

Planning and Data Insight team

Planning and Data Insight creates, collects and shares information and understanding to help the University achieve its goals.

Human Resources

Health and Safety team

The Health and Safety Advisory Service provides technical advice, training and support, to help you and the University meet legal requirements and provide a safe working environment.

People and Culture (HR) section

Contact Human Resources - our HR section develop and implement policies, procedures and services that support the delivery of the University’s strategic goals.

Reward (Payroll and Pension) team

The Payroll and Pension team are responsible for ensuring all payroll payments made are accurate and timely.

HR Resourcing team

Staff recruitment - our Resourcing team ensures that we have the right staff with the right skills employed at the University.

Employee Relations Operations team

We provide advice and guidance to staff and managers on a range of enquiries relating to their employment at the University.

Organisational Development team

The Organisational Development team enhances the structures, systems, processes and experiences for staff and students to deliver the University strategic aims.

Occupational Health team

Occupational Health actively promotes and maintains good health in the University workplace as well as providing support when health issues occur.

HR Business Partners

HR Business Partners provide strategic and operational advice to our faculties, Professional Services and our subsidiary companies in relation to strategic projects and business plans.

HR Information Management team

The Information Management team responds to the University’s statutory returns.

Technology-Enhanced Learning

The use of a particular technology can also have a truly transformational effect on the learning experience - at Essex we aspire to do this whenever possible.

Innovation and Technology Solutions (ITS)

Innovation and Technology Solutions section

Innovation and Technology Solutions provides strategic ICT leadership for the University.

Strategic Projects Office team

The Strategic Projects Office (SPO) lead and inspire change and continuous improvement, managing projects and supporting others to deliver projects.


Library Services team

Our Library Services teams provide access to educational and research resources, high quality learning environments and specialist support.

Office of the Vice-Chancellor

Governance Office team

The Governance team looks after the University’s corporate governance.

Office of the Vice-Chancellor

The Office of the Vice-Chancellor is staffed by a small team that provides high-level PA support for members of the University’s senior management team.

Research and Enterprise Office

Research and Enterprise Office team

We provide advice and support to our University's academic community.