We are Essex: home to the daring and the tenacious, a place for the ambitious and the bold. We’re a close-knit, supportive and welcoming community, with a powerful and pioneering global outlook.
We are top 30 in the UK (The Complete University Guide 2022).
With over 15,500 students from more than 140 different countries, making us one of the most internationally diverse universities on the planet – you’ll find the world in one place here at Essex. We’re proud to have provided excellence in research and excellence in education for over 50 years.
At Essex, you’re taught by world-leading academics in a support and research-intensive environment. Our trailblazing research continues to change the world for the better and we are ranked 25th in the UK for research quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021).
Whether you study in the beautiful historic parkland of our Colchester Campus, the bustling lively town centre of Southend-on-Sea, or in our stately home at Loughton, this is your chance to become a member of one of the happiest groups of students around. The flexibility of our courses gives you the power to pursue the things that matter to you. Now’s your chance to join Nobel Prize-winners, award-winning directors, presidents, well-loved actors, astronauts and over 100,000 other alumni who have gone on to shape the world and share their Essex spirit.
Impatient for a challenge and want to make an impact on the world around you?