Group of students at Essex SU flag parade



With a wide range of communities that you can connect with and be a part of. Get involved with the ones that resonate with you, where you truly identify. Let's celebrate our unique backgrounds and interests together!

Join the fun and make meaningful connections with the communities that feel like home.


The Communities Common Room is the newest in a long list of common room spaces available to students on the Colchester campus.

This room has been created to support students and communities in having a comfortable place where they can connect with others.

Located off square 4, The Communities common room can be accessed by any student or student group or community with a protected characteristic.

With comfy seating, a kitchen and two privacy glass pods, the room has been designed to be cosy, comfortable, and private!

Join a Community's mailing list to gain access to the room.