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Register to vote by 22 May

You need to be on the electoral register by Monday 22 May to vote in June's General Election.

You can register to vote online. It's easy to do and only takes about 5 minutes, but if you've got any questions, take a look at this handy guide from the BBC.

If you can't be bothered to vote, find out why young people can't afford not to.

Your vote matters.

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Additional study spaces for exams

During the exam period there are lots of extra spaces for you to study and don't forget the Albert Sloman Library is now open 24 hours a day.

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We are Essex. Are you?

Essex is home to the tenacious, the inquisitive, and the bold. Our students share their stories and what makes them uniquely Essex.

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Student Support Annual Review

Take a look our Student Support Annual Review to find out more about our support systems and how they've enriched the student experience.

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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.

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?

Boost your talent

From critical thinking and better writing to improving your English, if you’re looking for support in any aspect of study skills – our Talent Development Centre can help you.

UROP placements

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