University of Essex

The University of Essex is a British public research university whose original and largest campus is near the town of Colchester, England. It was established in 1963 and received its Royal Charter in 1965.

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Address: Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 1206 873333


University of Essex has established a worldwide reputation for top quality teaching and research since being founded in 1964. Over the past five decades Essex has grown to more than 11,000 students, including over 3,000 postgraduates, who come from all over the world to study at one of the three campuses in Colchester, Loughton and Southend.

University of Essex has 3 core strengths:
Research excellence – Essex was ranked ninth in the UK for the quality of our research and top for social sciences in the latest Research Assessment Exercise (RAE, December 2008).
Student satisfaction – Essex is ranked second among mainstream UK universities for overall satisfaction according to the 2013 National Student Survey.
International perspective – Essex is one of the UK’s most internationally diverse campus universities with students drawn from more than 130 countries.