The University of Essex has a long history of welcoming students from around the world from 130 countries.  One hour from London our friendly and beautiful parkland campus in Colchester, Britain’s oldest recorded town, provides guaranteed award winning accommodation for students. We also have our Southend Campus in the bustling seaside town near to London and the famous East 15 Acting School based in Loughton and Southend. Travel to London is very easy and affordable from Essex.

Essex has established a global reputation for pioneering research which helps change lives. We are a top 3 Social Science university in the UK.

Subjects offered include Acting, Biological Sciences, Sports, Health Sciences, Business, Accounting, Economics, Humanities and Politics. Essex provides flexible courses with a range of optional activities such as learning languages encouraging a “living and learning” experience. We do not charge students for their Study Abroad year giving them the chance to maximise their experience and there are also partner scholarships for students from a range of EU countries.

University is not just about what happens in the classroom and our vibrant campus is alive with clubs and societies you can join. As well as many international societies, there are a range of sports you can play too from football, basketball, hockey, athletics, volleyball and even archery and ice skating. If you do not like sport, you can also try activities such as cheese and wine, charities, music, film and Model UN. At Essex, there is something for everyone. The University of Essex is all about inclusion and we pride ourselves on the fact that you are not just a student, you are a member of a community which makes is why we are 6th for student experience.

The University of Essex provides students with more than a degree. We equip our graduates with the skills to ask questions and challenge convention, to push ideas further and to have an impact on the world around them.

There are many departments where you can start your studies. The list of them you’ll find here or you can use their course finder as well.

More information about fees and funding.

University of Essex offers scholarships and bursaries for EU students.

Accommodation options in University of Essex are very well organized for first year students. More you can read here.