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Excellence in education

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Going for Gold

Essex student Louise Adams has been selected to represent TeamGB at the 28th Winter Universiade Ice Hockey tournament in Kazakhstan.

Louise, a second year Psychology student, has been playing for Great Britain since the age of 15 and has competed at eight world championships.

Find out more about how she's been preparing for the games, which run from the 29 January to 8 February.

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Right here, right now

When you study at Essex, you get far more than just a degree. That’s why we’ve launched the Higher Education Achievement Report.

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Got a great idea? We'll fund it

We’re looking for your ideas to help make life better for all our research students and we’ve got up to £2,000 to make those ideas happen.

We are Essex

Be part of something BIG

Do you believe in the value of inclusivity and diversity? We need you to apply your passion and creativity to help us get our message across.

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Eight ways to stay safe in the cyber world

Take a look at our eight top tips for staying safe in the cyber world, from making your password hard to crack to staying ahead of scammers.

Study skills workshops

Our study skills workshops are open to all students and run throughout the term at our Colchester and Southend campuses. Why not book your place now?

Learn languages

Language study

You can learn languages in a number of ways, including as part of your degree, in evening classes or online at no extra cost, or via Essex Modern Language Certificates.

UROP placements

Our Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme gives you the chance to help an academic with a research project. We're taking applications now.