University of Essex
7.9 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 8 ratings in 2018)
In a few words
"The careers service provides drop-ins and booked appointments. This year, the services were timetabled in and included CV talks and interview techniques that were especially useful for my course."
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

"I didn't realise how international the University of Essex was when I was applying...."

Location of university

"The location was good and so were the facilities."

Night life

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

Clubs and social environment

"The university offers a range of sports clubs and societies that anyone is allowed..."

Diverse backgrounds

"Our students' union has a sabbatical officer who tries to help international students..."

Careers services

"I've not found them particularly useful but the national careers service has provided..."


"The community/Essex spirit feeling is great. We have a very good sociology department..."


"The shops on campus can be expensive."

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