The University of Essex

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The University of Essex is a British public research university whose first and largest campus is within Wivenhoe Park, near the town of Colchester, Essex. It has two further campuses located in Loughton and Southend

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Student Population
Female / Male Students
55% Female
45% Male
Full / Part Students
88% Full Time
12% Part Time
International Students
70% Domestic
30% International
Stats from HESA

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An amazing experience! The University of Essex is a grest place to go and study as facilities even throughout my studies were constantly improving. The teachers and professors I had were highly qualified and always made the lessons/ lectures interesting and varied. There was always help available for anybody struggling with workload, finances, health basically everything and anything they would try and help you with. What is more, the students union is one of the best I’ve ever seen. With constant events organised almost every day, charities that you could help out with and job opportunities they are listening to their student base all the time and consistently providing quality entertainment and communities/ sports clubs/ societies that will help you enjoy the greatest years of your life.


Good course on human rights though could improve in terms of structure. Not diverse in reality and as per news these days there are many issues that need to be resolved as soon as possible. Should be diverse and inclusive and non- discriminatory.

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The University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park
Colchester Town
United Kingdom