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University of Essex

Colchester Campus Wivenhoe Park Colchester View map
United Kingdom
#370
Public
High
14,728
Yes
809
6,214

Overview

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

 

We are Essex: home to the daring and thetenacious, a place for the ambitious and the bold. We’re a close-knit,supportive and welcoming community, with a powerful and pioneering globaloutlook.

With over 15,500 students from more than 150 differentcountries, making us one of the most internationally diverse universities onthe planet – you’ll find the world in one place here at Essex. Top 30 in TheTimes Good University Guide 2019, we’re proud to have provided excellence inresearch and excellence in education for over 50 years.

At Essex you’re taught by world-leading academics in asupportive and research-intensive environment. We are ranked Gold in theTeaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2017) which means we deliver an excellenteducational experience. Our trailblazing research continues to change the worldfor 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 studentsatisfaction (NSS 2019, mainstream universities*).

Whether you study in the beautiful historic parkland of ourColchester Campus, the bustling lively town centre of Southend-on-Sea, or inour stately home at Loughton, this is your chance to become a member of the oneof the happiest groups of students around. The flexibility of our courses givesyou the power to pursue the things that matter to you. Now’s your chance tojoin NobelPrize-winners, award-winning directors, presidents, well-lovedactors, astronauts, and over 75,000 other alumni who have gone on to shape theworld and share their Essex spirit.

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

Welcome home.

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

University Highlights

Total students - 14,728

19%
81%

International students - 6,214

72%
28%

Total faculty staff - 809

388
421

Total students - 14,728

19%
81%

International students - 6,214

72%
28%

Total faculty staff - 809

421
388

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
QS Stars is a rating system that helps you select the right university based on your interests. It provides a detailed look at an institution, identifying which universities rate highest in the specific topics that matter to you, like facilities, graduate employability, social responsibility, inclusiveness, and more.
For more in-depth information about QS Stars, please click here.

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English language requirements

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