Southend Campus

Southend Campus

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Life by the sea

Our Southend Campus is based in the heart of this vibrant and modern seaside city.

With its lively, state-of-the-art facilities and a close-knit international community, Southend is the perfect environment for living and learning.

If you're joining our School of Health and Social Care, East 15 Acting School, or Essex Business School, you may well be studying at our Southend Campus.

Famous for its beach resort and pier, the city of Southend-on-Sea stretches along seven miles of award-winning coastline, providing plenty of opportunities for a wide range of water sports and leisure activities.

 Haven't been able to visit? Come and meet us online!

We understand travelling here isn't always easy, so you can now access virtual tours of our Southend campus from the comfort of your own home.

Get your food fix

As food is, of course, the most important thing in life, you'll be pleased to know that there are plenty of tasty menus to choose from in Southend.

  • Nosh - Conveniently located on the ground floor of the Forum, library breaks are a must with Nosh on your doorstep serving a variety of hot and cold meals and drinks.
  • Hamlet Court Road area - Taste a world of flavours in this area with a wealth of independently-owned eating outlets from countries around the world including China, Italy, Greece and India.
  • Maxwells - Probably the busiest place in Southend at lunchtime, and with so much choice of sandwiches, pasta, bagels, paninis and jacket potatoes, you won't know what to do with yourself!
  • Gino's - Sitting opposite Maxwells, lunchtime in Southend is always going to be a decision-making process, especially with Gino's in the mix where you can build your own sarnie.

Still hungry for more? Don't forget to check out the bars and restaurants in the local area, too.

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