The University of Essex celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2014, and we have become one of the UK’s leading academic institutions, ranked ninth in the UK for the quality of our research and in the top 20 universities in the world that are less than 50 years old.
Essex is an internationally-oriented, research-intensive university with a commitment to excellence in research and research-led teaching, to the personal development of all our students, and to offering an outstanding campus-based student experience.
We are the most internationally diverse campus-based university in Britain, with 40 per cent of our students coming from 135 different countries outside the UK. We are also ranked in the top 20 mainstream English universities for student satisfaction.
The University has more than 12,000 students at three campuses in Essex (Colchester, Southend and Loughton , and partnerships with education institutions across the region. We offer a broad spread of subjects across 18 academic departments and schools, with particular peaks of excellence in the social sciences and humanities.
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University of Essex average rating
The timesRank 40th