University of Essex
Ucas code: E70
What students say about this university661 comments (180 students)
It is easy to cheaply buy food from the nearby Tesco. Additionally there is a shop on campus which is fine for essentials.Report
the sense of belonging the university creates.Report
the location seems a bit lost.Report
Each night of week is associated with different themes attracting most interestsReport
there are a lot of debates and talks about politics and controversial issues and there are also protests sometimes, essex has...
there are a lot of debates and talks about politics and controversial issues and there are also protests sometimes, essex has been know for students protesting when they think something is wrong. There is a politics society too.×
Not as easy, if want to have money left over will need to be on a very basic budget. Rent and living costs take out so much, so...
Not as easy, if want to have money left over will need to be on a very basic budget. Rent and living costs take out so much, so hardly any left over for leisure×
How students describe this university
Overall student satisfaction91%
of students are very or quite satisfied with this university
Number of students13,980
students attended last year
Undergraduate / Postgraduate78%
of students are undergrads
Full-time / Part-time17%
of students are part-time
Male / Female56%
of students are female
Young / Mature17%
of students aged over 21
UK / Non-UK32%
of students here are from outside the UK
Student union satisfaction76%
of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union
League table rankings
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Where it's located
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