University of Essex
6.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 18 ratings in 2016)
In a few words
"There are only a few pubs nearby."
Quality of facilities
7.4 / 10
Night life
4.7 / 10
Student union
5.7 / 10
How diverse is your university
7.9 / 10
Quality of teaching
6.9 / 10
Structure of courses
6.8 / 10
Preparation for a job
5.6 / 10

What students say about...

Location of university

"The location was good and so were the facilities."

Night life

"There are only a few pubs nearby."

Clubs and social environment

"There are loads of sports and fitness areas with loads of activities to do."

Diverse backgrounds

"There are few students from a working class or poor background and those who do get..."

Careers services

"There is plenty of support to find internships, jobs and placements."


"The great social life and variety of people."


"It can sometimes feel like the tutors give better support to more affluent students...."

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