University of Essex
6.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 18 ratings in 2016)
In a few words
"We have a few nightclubs but there's not much locally."
Quality of academic 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 clubs and a cinema as well as places to eat and hang out."

Clubs and social environment

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

Diverse backgrounds

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

Careers services

"There is a job fair once every three months and a careers support centre."


"Being so close to London."


"The cost of living, especially public transport, is a bit pricey."

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