The University is on the doorstep of Wivenhoe. Many residents of Wivenhoe either work or study there. Those who do so are much more conscious of the University and all that is happening there.

The University has always welcomed residents onto its 200 acre campus, whether to enjoy a stroll in the grounds, use the sports facilities, attend public lectures or performances in the University Lakeside Theatre.

There is much happening at the University, and not just for its 6,500 students.

If you would like to know more, enter the University web site via this link:

This page will give you some useful facts and figures about the university:

The University’s home page is :

Local history course open to the public.  Click here:


The University Sports Centre has a range of top class facilities open to the public. 

To find out more, click here

Check out Aerobics at the Uni.Click here

Find out about the University’s CHUMS summer sports programme for children.Click here