University of Essex
8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 14 ratings in 2017)
In a few words
"It has a gold award for teaching excellence (TEF)."
Quality of academic facilities
8.1 / 10
Location of university
5.6 / 10
Night life
5.5 / 10
Student union
7.4 / 10
How diverse is your university
8.9 / 10
Quality of teaching
8.1 / 10
Preparation for a job
7.8 / 10
Quality of other facilities
7.1 / 10
Cost of living
5.5 / 10

What students say about...

Fun Facts

"There is a campus cat that roams around!"

Location of university

"The campus is brilliant with outlets to eat everywhere and computer labs dotted around...."

Night life

"The university has clubs on campus but the music is pretty bad."

Clubs and social environment

"The university does have a selection of events and clubs but the town has a lot going..."

Diverse backgrounds

"Our students' union has a sabbatical officer who tries to help international students..."

Careers services

"There aren't enough decent careers fairs on campus."


"We're in a good public transport location with open access to design studios with..."


"The local town is uneventful and quite dull."

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