Our clubs and societies give you a fantastic opportunity to take part in ahuge variety of activities across our three campuses.

From Amnesty International toour popular choir, you will be sure to find the right society to fully develop your interests.

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We think you’ll agree that Loughton has the best of both worlds.

All three campuses of the University of Essex – at Colchester, Southend-on-Sea and Loughton – are friendly and supportive communities; special places where you're free to pursue excellence in your studies, make friends, embrace new interests and enjoy yourself.

Always wanted to test your ultimate frisbee skills?

See yourself dazzling under the bright lights of the stage?

Today, the striking landscape provides a tranquil place for all to enjoy.

We strive for excellence and we're excelling in everything we do.

Your time at Essex will be full of opportunities to meet new people, try new things and develop new skills.

We work hard to create a living and working environment that helps you make your mark, so it’s no surprise that we’re 22nd in the Times Good University Guide 2018, and have been nominated for the Times University of the Year.

You won't get a ticket to display as the system uses automatic number plate recognition, but you can request a receipt if you need one.

Parking charges apply from 9.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday, except Bank Holidays and Christmas Day.

The multi-storey car park also has electric vehicle charging points.