Essex is a lovely uni when it comes to the social life and your experiences and interaction with other people on campus. But still the education system is so well refined in such a way that if you are not serious your chances of passing may become slim. In terms of accommodation the accommodation standards are very very high and can cater for all kinds of needs of different people.
Social life and accommodation standards are very top notch.
For people who want to only just enjoy uni life without the stress of recomended hours of reading this mightt be a bad option as essex as a ubiversity is currently trying to rank up and are strict