With over 15,500 students from more than 147 different countries, Essex is one of the most internationally diverse universities in the UK. Their trailblazing research continues to change the world for the better and they are ranked 25th in the UK for research quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020).
Essex has a close-knit, supportive and welcoming community, with a powerful and pioneering global outlook. In 2018, Times Higher Education voted Essex 'University of the Year'.
At Essex, you’re taught by world-leading academics in a supportive and research-intensive environment. They are ranked Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2017) which means they deliver an excellent educational experience. Essex is in the top 15 in England for overall student satisfaction (NSS 2019, mainstream universities*).
I sincerely thank SI-UK for getting me accepted to UCL. The MSc in Urban Development and Planning is extremely competitive, but the right guidance provided by SI-UK made my dream of studying at University College London a reality. The services were exceptional from beginning to end.
Rashmi Lakshanya Urban Development and Planning at University College London