Essex Student Research Online
ESTRO is an online multi-disciplinary academic journal, run by and for
University of Essex students. The journal is dedicated to the publication of
high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate writing and is committed to
creating accessible and engaging content for a non-specialist readership.
ESTRO encourages and celebrates student research by offering valuable early
experience of academic publishing and the peer review process. ESTRO is
based in Learning and Development.
Issues are published annually at the end of each year. Access to the
journal is free. We accept coursework submissions relating to any subject
area studied within the University.
New articles for the 2017 issue will be published continuously until the
issue is ready for print.
You can also download past issues from the
We accept submissions on a rolling basis for continuous online publication.
If you wish to be included in the 2017 issue, we encourage submissions within the spring term.
the submission process.
ESTRO is always looking for competent and enthusiastic reviewers. Get in
contact with us if you are interested in becoming part of the
If you are considering submitting an article or have already done so then
you should take a look at
the review process.
If you are already a reviewer, or are interested in what being a reviewer
entails, then please look at our
Guidelines for Reviewers (.pdf). This is intended to provide some
guidance for first-time reviewers and bring consistency to the review