University of Essex

Established in 1964, the University of Essex has been challenging conventions for the past fifty years. From pioneering research which informs social change, to student activism which began in the 1960s, and continues to this day, the University has never accepted the status quo. Arming their students with the knowledge and courage to change the world for the better, the University of Essex is the UK's top university for social science, ranks ninth in the UK for the overall quality of research, and ranks second in the UK for student satisfaction. The brightest and the best come to Essex to be immersed in current thinking and cutting-edge developments, as well as to enjoy the broader experience proudly referred to as an Essex Education. Click here for more information.