University of EssexA public research university in Essex, South-East England. Established in 1964, the University of Essex has in recent years become a sporting powerhouse at university level.
University of Essex
M Volleyball - 1st nationally, 2019 National Champions (BUCS)
M Basketball – 10th nationally, 2nd in South-East region
W Basketball – 4th nationally, 1st in South-East region
W Basketball – 2nd nationally
Rugby 7s – 2nd nationally
Ranked 31st in Sports overall
The university is home to the Essex Rebels Basketball Club, competing in the Basketball England National Leagues for men and women.
University of the Year (2018 Times Higher Education Awards)
13th in Politics (The Times and Sunday Times Higher Education Awards, 2021)
3rd in Drama, 6th Criminology (The Guardian UK Subject Rankings, 2021)
Colchester is Britain’s oldest recorded town. The Essex coastline runs 350 miles long and is the longest in the UK.
The university is set in over 200 acres of parkland.
On Campus: Newly built Essex Sports Arena for Basketball/Volleyball seating up to 2000 spectators, 1200 capacity “SubZero” nightclub and 4* hotel.