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Introducing our Master of Education (M.Ed.) with Dr Desma Brown

Let’s take a closer look at one of our brand-new programmes starting in September 2018 – our Master of Education (M.Ed.). With this course you’ll have the opportunity to learn to teach in new ways, beyond traditional UK higher education, while also sharing best practices and developing your knowledge alongside peers and fellow education professionals. And best of all, this….

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Annika McDonald 24th Aug 2018

Our incredible end of academic year results

It’s hard to believe it’s already August! Another academic year has come and gone, and it’s been a pretty amazing one. We wanted to share with you some of the incredible things that have happened for us over the past 12 months.   Our highlights    Our students In the academic year 2017/18, we had 2007 students studying with….

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Becky Ladley 17th Aug 2018

Our refreshed MBA for 2018-19

We’re excited to announce some changes to our MBA for the 2018-19 academic year. These changes will ensure our students experience an academically rigorous MBA, tailored to the needs of industry, whilst aligning the programme to the AMBA standards.   Director’s Workshops Our brand new module, Director’s Workshops, brings industry leaders and outstanding speakers before our entire MBA student population….

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Becky Ladley 15th Aug 2018

University of Essex Online achieves top ranking for student satisfaction

We’re proud to announce that we have been ranked as the top online-only provider of Higher Education for overall student satisfaction, with a 90% rating, according to the National Student Survey (NSS) 2018. We’ve also placed joint 4th among all Higher Education providers and in the top 10 for alternative providers. Our satisfaction score is considerably above the national average….

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Becky Ladley 10th Aug 2018

The role of a University of Essex Online tutor

Have you ever wondered what the role of an online tutor is? Our academic team here at University of Essex Online works hard to deliver the best quality teaching, but they also offer a wealth of support to our students. In his first blog for us, our Business tutor David James shares his experience as an online tutor: Hi Everyone…..

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Annika McDonald 03rd Aug 2018

Graduation 2018 - Awards presentation and the life of a Student Support Adviser!

Graduation day is a memorable and enjoyable day for many of our students but it’s also an exciting day for our Student Support team. They get to see the students graduate who they have helped through the good times and bad. It’s also often the first time our Student Support Advisers get to meet their students face-to-face. Our Student Support….

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Annika McDonald 27th Jul 2018

Graduation Day 2018

It was a beautiful sunny day at the University of Essex as everyone gathered for the 2018 Graduation Day. The day was filled with laughter and celebration as 125 of our online students made the trip over to collect their hard-earned certificates and celebrate with their friends and families. It was a busy day for our students as they arrived….

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Annika McDonald 20th Jul 2018

Visiting Colchester – a guide for graduation

It’s almost that time again, when our students get on trains or planes, don gowns and head to the Ivor Crewe Lecture Hall on the University of Essex Colchester campus. For most of our students, this will be their first time in Colchester, and for some it will even be their first time in the UK! So we’ve put together….

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Becky Ladley 13th Jul 2018

Shall I take my course online or shall I study on campus?

Have you always wondered about studying online but you had a few worries? Are you interested in flexible learning but not sure if it will work for you? Well fear not, our guest blogger Emma from our Admissions Team is here to give you a helping hand. We know if you are used to studying within a classroom-based setting than….

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Annika McDonald 06th Jul 2018

Seven Snacks to Supercharge your Study

Fitting studying into your life isn’t just about finding time to do the work. When we’re busy, we often slip into bad eating habits – but this can have a detrimental effect on your focus, meaning you have to work even harder to catch up. So it’s essential that you make sure to eat well while you’re studying (and the….

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Becky Ladley 29th Jun 2018