The University of Essex: A Brief
Essex provides a home for the daring and
the bold, for those brave enough to have
big ideas and generous enough to share them.
At Essex you’re taught by world-leading
academics in a supportive and research-intensive
environment. Our ground-breaking research
continues to change the world for the better
and we’re proud to be placed in the top
5 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.
Most importantly, our students love us –
we were voted 2nd in the UK for student
Whether you study in the beautiful historic
parkland of our Colchester Campus, the bustling
and lively town centre of Southend-on-Sea,
or in our stately home at Loughton, our
lively and supportive community of over
12,000 students from more than 130 countries
means you can enjoy the world in one place.
So if you’re up for a challenge, love to
ask difficult questions, and want to make
a real difference, come and join our unique
family of students, staff and graduates.