Students outside a university building

Chelmsford campus

In one of England's newest cities, our riverside campus is made up of striking, modern buildings that house state-of-the-art facilities, including Essex's first School of Medicine.

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Bishop Hall Lane
Chelmsford CM1 1SQ


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State-of-the-art facilities

  • School of Medicine

    Medical student with stethoscope around his neck

    School of Medicine

    Take a look at Essex's first School of Medicine. The £20m building features specialist teaching space, GP simulation rooms and an anatomy suite.

  • Sawyers building

    Medical science students in Chelmsford superlab

    Sawyers building

    Sawyers is home to our medical science SuperLabs. Featuring 80 workstations, the labs' innovative design means that lecture and experiment become one.

  • The MedBIC

    Student in engineering workshop

    The MedBIC

    The MedBIC is our Business Innovation Centre for Medical and Advanced Engineering. It's home to an up-to-the-minute engineering workshop.

  • William Harvey building

    Student nurse in skills lab

    William Harvey building

    In William Harvey building, simulation skills labs mirror real-life hospital wards. They're the perfect training ground for nurses and midwives.

  • Lord Ashcroft building

    Student in Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab

    Lord Ashcroft building

    You can't miss the Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab in our Business School. With a 'ticker' displaying global share prices and a portfolio manager to trade and invest, it plays a major role in our finance courses.

  • Marconi building

    Mock law court in Marconi Building in Chelmsford

    Marconi building

    A hub for science, engineering and law students, Marconi features labs, lecture theatres and a mock law court, where law students practise their craft.

  • Queen's building

    Students working in campus library

    Queen's building

    In Queen's building, our library is packed full of the equipment and resources you need. All our students have access to a huge collection of journals, books and databases, and an array of study areas.