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UK University Ready at University of Essex International College

If you have studied all or some of your pathway course remotely, then you might feel like you want to get to know your study destination better before you start your degree in October.

That’s where our UK University Ready course comes in: it’s a short summer bridging course for students who have met the entry requirements for the University of Essex.

The course will help you acclimatise to life in the UK, become familiar with the local area and campus, meet your classmates, and develop academically and personally, so that you’re in the best possible position when you start your degree.

Learn more about UK University Ready.

Reasons to take UK University Ready

Practise and develop your English language and academic skills

so that you can make the most of your university classes

Make new friends

and settle into student life in Essex

Explore Essex

and familiarise yourself with the local area and campus

Gain practical experience

through access to the University's facilities and resources

You’ll be living in the beautiful county of Essex, which has over 550 kilometres of coastline to explore, as well as fascinating historic towns and charming English countryside.

The University of Essex’s main campus is in Colchester, the oldest recorded town in England, but there is more to do than simply discover its Roman ruins. With many shops and restaurants to enjoy, you’ll find lots to do here, but if you want to venture further afield, then you can easily get to London in less than 1 hour by train.

During your UK University Ready course, you’ll be introduced to all that Essex has to offer and get to know the place that will become your home from home.

Take a look at the accommodation on offer in Essex.

Daniel Martin

Daniel Martin

College Director, University of Essex International College

We look forward to welcoming our students on the UK University Ready Programme to beautiful sunny Colchester this summer. We have a great team with lots of local knowledge who will help you settle into life on the University of Essex campus, and discover the local area and beyond. We have lots of exciting plans and can’t wait to see you soon!

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