University of Essex
Ucas code: E70
What students say about this university661 comments (180 students)
some departments are much more pro-active than others in terms of administration (the Literature, Film and Theatre Studies...
some departments are much more pro-active than others in terms of administration (the Literature, Film and Theatre Studies department is very slow). Some lecturers are difficult to get hold of outside lecture times (especially via email). Night life is rather dull and club nights often all the same.×
There's a few things but people don't really care/attend. They're not exactly interesting and the bar shuts at 11Report
Standard of cleaning provided by the Uni for campus accommodationReport
Obviously eating everyday in the facilities on campus is not cheap, and for better deals it's better to go to Tesco's, but...
Obviously eating everyday in the facilities on campus is not cheap, and for better deals it's better to go to Tesco's, but you'll find plenty of part-time job opportunities. For what concerns the transport, it can be a bit expensive, but depends for how many times you use the bus/train, you can get a discout card.×
The library has got all the necessary books needed, however the atmostphere and general feeling of the library could be...
The library has got all the necessary books needed, however the atmostphere and general feeling of the library could be improved by making it more modern, or even a lick of paint. There are many computer labs and printers so you can always find somewhere to do your work. Sports facilities are very good, has a gym, sports hall, tennis courts and activity studios. Wide range of classes such as core conditioning and zumba. Also has a swimming pool nearby in the town.×
There are three venues on campus. Many more in town but only three nightclubs to choose from.Report
How students describe this university
Overall student satisfaction92%
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 satisfaction77%
of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union
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