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Upcoming open days

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Colchester Campus
Saturday 25 October 2014 (booking now)
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Colchester Campus
Wednesday 5 November 2014 (booking now)

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No open days are available for booking yet. You will be able to book your desired open day online three months before the date.

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Three reasons to choose Essex

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  1. The Essex Spirit

    We’re about people who love to learn how, but want to challenge why. If you are tenacious, bold, inquisitive and impatient for change, welcome home.

  2. The world in one place

    Internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. Our genuinely global community is a place that fuses ideas, cultures and a breadth of perspectives.

  3. Members for life

    Build friendships, develop interests and embrace values to transform your life and career. Our members have genuine licence to shape what goes on around them.

Open day: 25 October

One day to change your life

Book a place on our Colchester Campus open day. You'll get to tour the campus and view accommodation, ask questions and find out more about applying, finance and the Essex Spirit.

Our 50th anniversary

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Over five decades we've become one of the UK’s leading academic institutions. Our 50th anniversary events and activities will celebrate our achievements and reflect on our founding years.