University of Essex
7.9 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 8 ratings in 2018)
In a few words
"We have a few nightclubs but there's not much locally."
Quality of academic facilities
7.8 / 10
Location of university
7.4 / 10
Night life
5.5 / 10
Student union
5.1 / 10
How diverse is your university
7.9 / 10
Quality of teaching
7.5 / 10
Preparation for a job
6.5 / 10
Quality of other facilities
7.1 / 10
Cost of living
4.9 / 10

What students say about...

Fun Facts

"J.K Rowling is an alumnus."

Location of university

"The campus is fairly secluded and is a 25-minute bus ride to the city centre. There..."

Night life

"There are places around to go shopping and there's also a Rollerworld and a gym."

Clubs and social environment

"Sports clubs are free, which is amazing. There are also many societies and it's easy..."

Diverse backgrounds

"The university fully supports students from different cultural backgrounds, religions..."

Careers services

"We have a careers and advice centre that has specific employability days where professionals..."


"The university has fairly varied sports clubs."


"Things can be crowded and there's often no available study or social spaces to eat..."

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