Excellence at work

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Welcoming our new DVC

Professor Lorna Fox O’Mahony has been appointed as our new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Designate).

She will play a vital role in supporting the Vice-Chancellor in the development of our next Strategic Plan, covering the period from 2019-2025.

Read her guest blog to find out more about the role and about her priorities for the next Strategic Plan, and don't forget to watch her video interview on our vimeo channel.

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Improving HR Organiser and People Manager

We'd like your feeback about your experiences of using these two systems. Complete the HR Organiser and People Manager surveys now.

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Better tools for our researchers

Our academic staff are set to benefit from a new system; providing a single place for managing all academic activities.

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Word from the Top

Take a look at Top Lines, our regular report detailing the decisions and discussions taking place at USG and other top table meetings.

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Everything in one place

Our SharePoint landing page gathers pages, like the Planning Information Portal, Electronic Student Files and Finance, in one place.

Supporting you

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As a member of staff, you can access free and confidential counselling and support services through our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) with Validium.

Supporting students

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Students may ask for support or information outside of your specialism. See the guidance on referring students to the appropriate specialist support service.

Our identity

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Our Essex values, culture, philosophy and approach set us apart from other institutions. Find out more about our challenger philosophy and how we express it.