University of Essex
6.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 18 ratings in 2016)
In a few words
"I have tried to seek help from the employability and careers centre, but they weren't able to give me much more advice than I could find on Google. I've also been to many careers fairs, they seem good but most conversations and advice are very general and not specific to you as a person."
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 campus is brilliant with outlets to eat everywhere and computer labs dotted around...."

Night life

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

Clubs and social environment

"There are many societies to join, almost one for every interest and it's pretty easy..."

Diverse backgrounds

"There's a celebration of major festivals and the uni provides a variety of societies..."

Careers services

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


"The campus life and environment makes you feel like you're part of a community."


"Colchester, the town in which the university is situated, isn't the most active."

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