University of Essex Week

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University of Essex Week

University of Essex Week

Taster Week for sixth form and college students

Monday 3 July – Friday 7 July 2017

2017 will see the introduction of a new approach to sixth form tasters here at Essex. We’ve decided to scoop all our taster events into one fabulous ‘Taster Week’, so you get the most hands on, practical experience of what a subject is like at undergraduate level.

We’ve tailored the programme to be interactive and educational, giving you a great experience to talk about in your personal statement.

Build your programme

Each day we have different subjects running in parallel so pick the subject you’re interested in and book your place. You can come on as many days as you like to get a flavour, but can only choose one subject on each day.


Our subject taster days are held at our Colchester Campus unless stated otherwise.


Studying economics provides you with a greater understanding of the world around you. It teaches you how the economy functions, how people make decisions, why an economic crisis occurs and what the different solutions are.


Studying sociology at Essex allows you to investigate what connects people with each other, as well as what divides them, exploring why individuals, groups, and cultures are the way they are, and examining why they might be different.

Student life at Essex

At Essex there’s so much going on that you could never leave campus and still find something new to do. We want you to throw yourself in at the deep end, soak up life and make the most of those special Essex moments. Watch snapshots of Sam’s story through his own eyes as he lives, learns, laughs and loves. It all adds up to a uniquely Essex experience.

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