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Writtle University College (near Chelmsford, Essex) is one of the largest land-based university colleges in the UK; it is also one of the oldest. Set in the Essex countryside on a 220 hectare estate, Writtle, previously known as Writtle College provides FE and HE programmes. It also offers apprenticeships and short courses. Writtle was awarded University College status in May 2016.

The University College is very specialist and offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, as well as high quality research for a number of subject areas. Writtle was granted Taught Degree Awarding Powers in March 2015 and will offer its own degrees, instead of University of Essex, from September 2017.


Writtle University College campus

The University College has diversified to meet the changing demands of new students. There has been major investment in IT and science facilities, with free university college network access for every student resident on campus. The University College has a Lecture Theatre complex, numerous halls of residence and newly refurbished its Recreation Centre, including its student venue, The Baa and Chef.

Doctor Stephen Waite was appointed as the new Principal in Spring 2013and changed his job title to Vice-Chancellor upon the college obtaining University status. He retired in August 2017 and was succeeded by Professor Tim Middleton.

The front of Writtle University College

The University College has a focus on quality and continues to increase in UCAS tariff points required for entry. It is popular with the local population, staging community events such as NGS Charity garden open days and offering taster days to schools and colleges.




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Switchboard: 01245 424200
Fax: 01245 420456



International Enquiries

Email: international.enquiries@writtle.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0) 1245 424270