University of Essex

Why Essex?

Ranked as Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (2017)

Ranked 22nd in the Times Good University Guide (2018)

Top 20 in the UK for research excellence 

Ranked 15th on the planet for the most international student community according to the THE World University RAnkings 2017

Consistently housing the highest-rated politics department in the country

Top 5 for social science reserach

International Students

We are Essex

Home to the daring and the tenacious, a place for the ambitious and the bold. 

Essex has achieved a top 15 ranking for the fifth year running in the NSS (2017) overall student satisfaction, English mainstream universities.

Taught by world-leading academics in a supportive and research-intense environment.