University of Essex
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LLB (Hons) University of Essex
The University of Essex is a British public research university whose original and largest campus is near the town of Colchester, England. It was established in 1963 and received its Royal Charter in 1965. The university enjoys collaborative partnerships with a number of institutions across the eastern region. These are University Campus Suffolk, Colchester Institute, Kaplan Open Learning (KOL), South Essex College and Writtle College.
- Essex Law Clinic benefits the local community by offering free initial advice about legal problems while giving students the chance to work alongside practising lawyers to advise real clients.
- The university exhibits an international character with 132 countries represented in its student body.
- The university is referenced by QS World University Rankings as a world leader in social science, with internationally recognised strengths in the humanities.
- The Human Rights Centre is a global leader in human rights research, practice and education. The Centre was awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize in 2010 in recognition of its work.
- Due to its particular form of architecture involving the use of prefabricated concrete and glass, the university is referred to as a Plate Glass University.