University of Essex
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6.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on ratings in 2016)
In a few words
"Colchester, the town in which the university is situated, isn't the most active."
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

"We're near to the town of Colchester and student accommodation is a few minutes walk..."

Night life

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

Clubs and social environment

"Subzero is the best club around in my opinion. Sports clubs are free and there is..."

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."


"The great social life and variety of people."


"The exam timetable packs a lot of exams close together."

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