We Are Essex
We won’t write your story, but here are some of ours.

We are different and we are the same.
We are humble and we are brave.
We are many and we are one.

Sammy Shittu, BSc Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience student, 2018

Inspirational stories

"My goal is to be a Neuropsychologist."
Read Sammy's story

Insiah Edgecombe

Adventure stories

“Spending my year abroad in Japan really helped me grow as a person.”
Read Insiah's story

Eric Lui, BSc Information and Communications Technology student

Heartwarming stories

"I never thought I could be part of a team".
Read Eric's story

Lauren Dorling, BA Multimedia Journalism student, 2018

Ambitious stories

"There is one lecturer who took me to hospital and sat with me in A&E for five hours."
Read Lauren's story

Photo of Shaaba and Jamie

Love stories

"She was jumping up and down when I got on one knee."
Read Shaaba and Jamie's story