University of Essex Guide 2017-18


Facilities for students are generally pretty good with most essential services being provided on campus or a short bus ride away into Colchester.

With the campus shop, a bookstore,

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Venues like Sub Zero and Cine10 provide the latest in live music or film for your enjoyment. Each campus is close to a town centre for going on a cheap night out too.

With over 150 clubs

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Find quality accommodation within easy walking distance to campus. Colchester Campus has six residential towers and other courts and houses set in gorgeous parkland.

Southend has its own

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Freshers week

According to the National Student Survey 2014, 91% of students expressed overall satisfaction with their chosen course which places Essex 6th among mainstream universities in the UK.

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