We are Essex: home to the daring and the tenacious, a place for the ambitious and the bold. We’re a close-knit, supportive and welcoming community, with a powerful and pioneering global outlook. We’ve been named University of the Year (THE Awards 2018).
With almost 15,000 students from more than 147 different countries making us one of the most internationally diverse universities on the planet, you’ll find the world in one place here at Essex. We are rated in the top 30 in the UK (Times Good University Guide 2019), and also ranked top 50 for Social Sciences in the THE World University Rankings (2019).