University of Essex
6.8
6.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 18 ratings in 2016)
In a few words
"There's a celebration of major festivals and the uni provides a variety of societies and food."
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 fairly secluded and is a 25-minute bus ride to the city centre. There..."

Night life

"There are a lot of clubs and pubs in town but most people just stick to the campus..."

Clubs and social environment

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

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."

Pros

"I'm really enjoying the social life here."

Cons

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


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