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World Hepatitis Day 2017

  On the 28th of July every year World Hepatitis day takes place. The aim of the day is not only to raise awareness of viral hepatitis but also to influence real change on a global scale.  Viral hepatitis is one of the leading causes of deaths worldwide, accounting for 1.3 million deaths per year1. The importance of public health….

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Caroline Bluemel 28th Jul 2017

Graduation 2017 – celebrations, champagne and (a brief) cloudburst

Graduation 2017 was an inspiring and emotional day for our online students (and staff!). Over 80 online students from around the world attended, accompanied by their families and closest friends. Our students had a packed schedule; they needed to collect tickets and robes, purchase souvenirs, chat with fellow students (and of course, take the obligatory graduation selfie!). The ceremony started….

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Caroline Bluemel 21st Jul 2017

Graduation day tips for online students

  Graduation day is the highlight of the year for the University of Essex Online team because we get to watch our online students receiving recognition for all their hard work. We’ll soon be attending our seventh(!) graduation event at the Essex Colchester campus and over the years we’ve discovered a few tips and tricks to make the day stress-free….

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Caroline Bluemel 14th Jul 2017

Interview with our Head of Health, Meigan Oxley

This week we’re interviewing our Head of Health, Meigan Oxley. Meigan joined the University of Essex Online team in June 2017 to lead the MSc Infection Control and Master of Public Health programmes. Meigan graduated with a BSc Hons in Biology from the University of Nottingham in 2014, and then went on to complete a Masters of Public Health at….

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Caroline Bluemel 07th Jul 2017

7 ways to improve your career today

Improving your career can feel like a long and slow journey. And sometimes it is; it can often take many years to achieve the salary and position that you want. However, there are a few things you can do to improve your career today. We’re not promising overnight success, but these tips will definitely set you on the path to….

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Caroline Bluemel 30th Jun 2017

What’s the difference between law and criminology?

Law and criminology are both fascinating subjects that cover a wide range of topics. However, many students are unaware of the differences between these two very distinct programmes so we’ve put together a short guide to help you out…   What is criminology? Criminology explores both the social and personal aspects of crime. It examines some of the most serious….

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Caroline Bluemel 23rd Jun 2017

News: University of Essex Online receives a Silver rating in the first-ever TEF awards.

University of Essex Online has achieved a silver rating in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) released today, placing the institution alongside other highly-ranked UK universities. A provider taking part in the TEF is awarded silver for delivering high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It consistently exceeds rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher education. The TEF is….

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Caroline Bluemel 22nd Jun 2017

How much do you know about online and part-time learning?

  Considering online and part-time study? There’s a lot to learn about this exciting and pioneering way of achieving an undergraduate or postgraduate degree. Take our quiz to test your knowledge and discover more… Online Form – University of Essex Online – How much do you know quiz Online Form Maker  

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Caroline Bluemel 16th Jun 2017

News: University of Essex Online launches two new LLB (Hons) Law degree pathways: Business and Criminology

University of Essex Online today announces the launch of two new LLB (Hons) Law degree pathways: LLB (Hons) Law with Business and LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology. Both programmes are 100% online and part-time and are to be validated by the University of Essex. University of Essex Online’s LLB (Hons) Law degree is an extremely popular programme, offering students the….

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Caroline Bluemel 12th Jun 2017

Can you study for an MBA without a degree?

An MBA is a challenging yet extremely rewarding postgraduate programme. However, many people still believe that an MBA is only open to those who already hold a degree. This isn’t the case though! Learn more…   How it works Although entry requirements vary from institution to institution, many universities state that they require MBA students to hold a Bachelors degree…..

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Caroline Bluemel 09th Jun 2017