The University of Essex has developed into one of the most respected institutions in the UK for social sciences since being founded in 1965.The main campus is in Colchester, with a second campus in Southend and the East 15 Acting School in Loughton.135 countries are represented across its 12,000 student population, with 3,100 international students currently enrolled.
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It has also performed well in the National Student Survey, scoring impressively in organisation and management (87%), assessment and feedback (77%) learning resources (83%) and personal development (84%), academic support (83%) and teaching (89%).
The main University of Essex campus incorporates teaching buildings, student accommodation, shops, banks, an art gallery, the Lakeside Theatre, bars, cafés and sports facilities.
The campus is set in extensive landscaped parkland and has excellent transport links to London Stansted and Southend airport.
Student Support can provide assistance on a wide range of issues, such as visas, accommodation and employment while at the University of Essex.
In the National Student Housing Survey, it finished runner up in 20, and won the award in 2009.
The University of Essex’s largest campus is based in beautiful parkland at Colchester, the UK’s oldest recorded town.
The University of Essex has a further state-of-the-art campus at Southend, one the UK’s safest towns.
All three campuses are less than one hour from London and the port of Harwich is also nearby.
A welcome week is run before the beginning of term, including pre-arrival information and orientation and events at the University itself.
An airport service is also run from Heathrow and Gatwick to the Colchester campus at the beginning of each academic year.
The University website also provides information on a range of subjects from immigration to finances and study skills to travel, all tailored towards helping international students settle into the University of Essex more easily.