All about Essex

View of Colchester Campus lake

Home to the curious, brave and bold

We’re a university where curiosity prevails, and where exploring new ways of thinking and pushing boundaries, isn’t just encouraged, 这是预计的. 

体彩外围是 determined to do things differently and put student success at the centre of everything we do.

We're committed to two things: excellence in teaching and excellence in research. We put student success at the heart of our mission, supporting every student from every background to achieve outstanding outcomes; preparing our students to thrive in their future lives.

Our determination to make a difference in society means we’re in the global top 100 of the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings, which ranked more than 1,400 universities around the world.

体彩外围是 open about our aims and how we want to achieve them. Our strategy sets out our ambitions for 2025. On these pages you'll find more on our plans, our finance, our senior team and how we work.


25th in the UK for research quality (Times Good University Guide 2022)
Top 25 for the most international student community in the THE World University Rankings 2022
We're are number 1 in the UK for the number of Innovate UK funded Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
Essex is top 30 in the UK (Complete University Guide 2022)
Two students taking a selfie with a mobile phone
Close up of the front of the Innovation Centre building at Colchester Campus
Colchester Campus squares busy on market day
NHS vaccine texts looked like scams to more than 50 per cent of recipients
Scientist gets rare insight into workings of central government
Two former Essex students are global finalists in the 研究 UK 校友 Awards