University of Essex

The University of Essex is a public research university in Essex, England. It was established in 1963, welcomed its first students in 1964 and received its royal charter in 1965. Essex's motto, ’Thought the harder, heart the keener’, is adapted from the Anglo-Saxon poem The Battle of Maldon.

Home to the curious, brave and bold

They are a university where curiosity prevails, and where exploring new ways of thinking and pushing boundaries, isn’t just encouraged, it’s expected. 
They were named University of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards 2018 for our determination to do things differently and put student success at the centre of everything we do.

They're proud to be gold rated in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017 and they are in the top 25 for research quality in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide. This year they were also in the top 15 for the seventh year running in the National Student Survey for overall student satisfaction (2019, overall student satisfaction, English mainstream universities*).

They're committed to two things: excellence in teaching and excellence in research. They put student success at the heart of our mission, supporting every student from every background to achieve outstanding outcomes; preparing our students to thrive in their future lives.

The University of Essex is a Public university located in Colchester.
The University of Essex was founded in 1964.
The current president of University of Essex is John Bercow.
According to verified online sources, the University of Essex enrolls a total of 14760 students.
According to the main website, the University of Essex has a total student population of 11370 undergraduate students and 3390 graduate students.

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