Who We Are

hello wonderful person

At Essex we’re not like other SUs and we don’t want to be.

We're a group of over 16,000 students on a mission, an adventure to become the world’s most student-centred organisation. It’s ambitious and challenging, yet short enough to fit in a tweet.

our tattoos

Our tattoos are what we stand for. They're our values. If the SU were a person these would be the things we believed in so much we'd get them tattooed on our body.


To measure how we're doing against our four promises we created our 'Vital Stats' - a termly review where we speak to over 1000 members and get their honest opinion on how we're doing