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Essex, University of

Colchester Campus, University of Essex Wivenhoe Park Colchester,
United Kingdom View map
United Kingdom
#=411
Public
High
15,587
Yes
934
6,649

Overview

We are University of the Year 2018 (Times Higher Education Awards).

 
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.

With over 15,500 students from more than 150 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. Top 30 in The Times Good University Guide 2019, 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 supportive and research-intensive environment. We are ranked Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2017) which means we deliver an excellent educational experience. 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 2020). We’re loved by our students too, Essex is top 15 in England for overall student satisfaction (NSS 2019, mainstream universities*).

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 the 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 NobelPrize-winners, award-winning directors, presidents, well-loved actors, astronauts, and over 75,000 other alumni who have gone on to shape the world and share their Essex spirit.

Up for a challenge and want to make an impact on the world around you?

Welcome home.

*Non-specialist higher education institutions with a survey population of at least 500.


University Highlights

Essex, University of is one of the top Public universities in Colchester, United Kingdom. It is ranked #=411 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

Total students - 15,587

18%
82%

International students - 6,649

73%
27%

Total faculty staff - 934

447
487

Total students - 15,587

18%
82%

International students - 6,649

73%
27%

Total faculty staff - 934

487
447

Scholarships

Yes
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