Essex provides a home for the daring and the bold, for those who are brave enough to have ideas and generous enough to share them. We have a lively and supportive community of around 12,000 students from over 130 countries. So whether you study in the beautiful parkland of Colchester, in the bustling town centre of Southend-on-Sea, or in our stately home at Loughton, you can enjoy the world in one place.
At Essex you are taught by world-leading academics in a supportive and research-intense environment. Our research continues to change the world for the better as demonstrated by our top 5 ranking in the UK for social science. We offer a range of undergraduate degrees in areas such as politics, biological science, business, law, computer science and many more.
Our students love it here – we rank 2nd in the UK for student satisfaction. The University has a strong sense of community, with all students, staff and graduates being members of our family.