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In 2015 two major projects were completed on the Colchester campus: a new Student Centre and Library extension, and a new zero-carbon Business School building complete with trading floor with Bloomberg terminals.
26 The Gateway Building at the Southend Campus was opened in January 2007, housing the academic activities including business, health and acting, as well as being home to programmes operated in collaboration with Barts and the London Dental School, a GP practice and a business."Essex Blades Men's Basketball Club".11 The south student residence towers, Bertrand Russell (left) and Eddington (right) The 1970s and the 1980s edit Between the 1970s and the 1980s, the University added a health Centre, day nursery, printing centre, bookstore, exhibition gallery and expanded the current student residences.These include Erkin Bairam (Economics, Otago Kusuma Karunaratne (Sinhala, Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, and Vice-Chancellor, Colombo Farish.With its first staff appointed, a development plan for the university was published and a 1million Appeal Fund was launched.13 2000 to present edit On 25 November 2004, Her Majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh visited the university as part of its 40th anniversary celebrations (19642004).A new building for the School of Health and Human Sciences was opened in 2008, as was the 'Centre for Brain Science' housing part of the Psychology department.The Complete University Guide.Six months later, work started on the Lecture Theatre Building, plus the 'Topping out' of Keynes tower.We're ranked among the top 40 departments in the QS World University Rankings (2018) and top 20 in the UK for research excellence (REF 2014, mainstream universities, THE 2014).
During this later period of the 70s to the early 80s, the university began concentrating its teaching into large departments.
Some of the longest running members of staff were invited to meet them at the presentation including the University's first student, John.Two of those convicted of conspiracy to cause explosions connected to The Angry Brigade, Hilary Creek and Anna Mendleson, had been to Essex University but left without taking their degrees.In Autumn 1963, red was chosen as the University colour and the first prospectus was prepared and work began on the first permanent buildings; the science block and boiler room next to Wivenhoe House.In July 1962, Albert Sloman, Gilmour Professor of Spanish and Dean of the Faculty of Arts, University of Liverpool, was appointed as Vice-Chancellor and the.The Students' Union Bar underwent a 400,000 refurbishment in the summer of 2010.20 The Edge Hotel School is a partnership between the University and the Edge Foundation.