University of Essex

Location of university

Please comment on the location of your university (city, town, etc), the campus, the facilities, and student accommodation.

2016

"The campus is brilliant with outlets to eat everywhere and computer labs dotted around. There's a post office, ATM cash machines and everything else you would want and need from a campus. I think student accommodation ranges from being very affordable but not very nice to live in to very expensive but really nice. I don't know of much that falls in the middle though."
"It's pretty close to London and there's a large shopping centre to purchase things. Accommodation is large and pretty affordable."
"It's a great campus where you can find everything you might need."
"Facilities are close to each other and the town is an hour from London."
"We're near to the town of Colchester and student accommodation is a few minutes walk from the uni."
"The location was good and so were the facilities."
"The campus is fairly secluded and is a 25-minute bus ride to the city centre. There is a supermarket nearby and it's possible to live on the campus without ever leaving it. The accommodation I'm in (The Towers) isn't very nice. Places like South Courts are better but extremely expensive, which puts them out of the price range of a lot of students."


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