Two Rebel DJs at SU Freshers Fair

Rebel Student Media

Set your creative side free


Welcome to Rebel; the voice of the students! Get ready to set your creative side free and gain new skills with our student-run and curated media platform at Essex.

No matter your passion, Rebel is the place for you. Whether you're a budding journalist, aspiring broadcaster, eager to see your work on the big screen, or simply curious about media, we've got your back. Debate, educate, inform, and entertain 18,500+ other students at Essex - the possibilities are endless!

No experience needed - we're all about inclusivity and working together as a collective to create amazing things. Join the Rebel family and let's make unforgettable memories at Essex, one creative venture at a time!


Joining is easy – simply purchase a FREE membership.

The membership grants you access to the Rebel Creative Studios, Workshops, Workshop Resources, and opportunities with Rebel Radio, Editorial and TV. After purchasing a membership, the team willg get in touch about an induction. Once completed, you're ready to go!

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We know that sometimes trying something new can be a little intimidating, and even those with lots of experience can use a refreshers every now and again.

Rebel Members have put together loads of blogs to help you learn and develop your skills set.

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Choose your size, add to basket and we'll let you kno when it's ready to collect.


Rebel is organised by Essex Students, for Essex Students and the opportunities to get involved are endless!

The studios are located on the bottom floor of the Silberrad Student Cetntre, right at the back.

The studios are open 24 hours a day, unless the Silberrad Student Centre is closed for any reason.