University of Essex Southend Campus

University of Essex Campus in Southend is situated near a vibrant seaside resort known as London's playground! Just 55 minutes by train from London, the campus is an exciting modern learning environment with great leisure opportunities and a classic British seaside feel. With over 7 miles of beaches, the longest pleasure pier in the world and a fantastic british seaside vibe, you'll love experiencing life on the Essex coast.

Summer English Courses:

  • Ages

    11+ years


    All year-round

    Centre facilities

    State-of-the-art campus
    Creative spaces including i-Lab and executive boardroom
    Innovative lecture theatres
    Social spaces

    What's included?

    15 hours of English lessons per week
    1 full-day excursion per week
    1 half-day excursion per week
    2 project afternoons per week
    2 social evenings per week
    Full board en-suite residential accommodation

    Sample timetable



51 mins

by train from London


from Stansted Airport

7 miles

of beaches

4 mins

walk from Southend Central Station to school


  • Full-day excursions
    Full-day excursions

    Full-day excursions (1 per week):
    London, Cambridge or Canterbury

  • Half-day excursions
    Half-day excursions

    Sample half-day excursions (1 per week):
    Greenwich or London

  • Local Excursions
    Local Excursions

    Local excursions:
    Adventure island, Southend


Full Board Residential Accommodation

· Single en-suite rooms

· Bright & modern accommodation with communual areas in each flat

· Only minutes from the campus buildings & facilities

Southend Gallery