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Political Town Campus Rural By the sea

UCAS code: E70

The Univesity of Essex is an award-winning university in the East of England. We are known for our dedication to research quality, our forward-thinking students and our gold-rated teaching standards (TGUG 2021, UK top 25 for research quality, most recent TEF 2014). At Essex you'll be educated by world-leading academics within a community that is committed to changing the world.
Source: University of Essex

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How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Creative

66%

MED

Political

67%

HIGH

Sporty

68%

MED

Varied union activities

73%

MED

Diverse local nightlife

54%

LOW

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 96% MED
Average graduate salary £19.5k MED
Student satisfaction score 82% MED

Number of students

15,600

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

77%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

5%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

48%

of students are male

Young / Mature

18%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

27%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

558 comments (161 students)

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