Communications

Do you want to know what makes our University tick? We know, and we want everyone else to know too. Join our information exchange where we share your stories, celebrate our research, our education and our people and where we connect to our truly global community.

If you want to discover how we’ve been challenging convention for fifty years, if you have a compelling or bold story to tell, or if you want help making an impact, get in touch.

How we can help

  • Media

    If you’re a journalist with a question or interview request, please contact us and we’ll respond promptly or visit our information for the media.


  • Staff

    Contact us if you have an idea or story, if you need media advice or training, or if you’d like us to arrange photography. Read the latest staff news on Essex Daily or see our recent media coverage.

  • Students

    Keep up-to-date with our monthly e-newsletter Essex Spirit, and read the latest student news on our Essex Spirit blog. Join our Student news page on Facebook or follow us on Twitter. We run regular focus groups to get your feedback, contact us if you’d like to take part.

  • Events and stakeholder management

    Our team plan and deliver strategic University events throughout the year. This includes research focused events and also events for our key stakeholders. We also co-ordinate external stakeholder engagement across the University.

  • Information for the community

    Find out about our 50th anniversary programme and University events, or discover more on our community pages


Communications team

University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ

Telephone 01206 872400

Out-of-hours for urgent enquiries 07867 977728

Email comms@essex.ac.uk


Events team

University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ

Telephone 01206 872692

Email events@essex.ac.uk

If you know which member of our team you'd like to speak to, you can contact them directly.