Students Staff

16 March 2020

Top Lines

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — tmarcu @ 9:17 am

The latest issue of Top Lines is now available.

Top Lines – 2019-2020 – Issue 4

Top Lines is a regular briefing for all staff from the Vice-Chancellor summarising the key debates and decisions of University Steering Group (USG), Senate, Resources Committee, and Council.

It explains the background, context and rationale for decisions and is an important mechanism for sharing information with staff. All members of University staff are encouraged to subscribe to receive Top Lines direct by emailing the Communications Office and all Top Lines issues are available in the password protected area of the University website.







Cancer Research UK

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Essex Startups and The British Heart Foundation

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The Essex Startups have launched its first £100 challenge in Southend. Each team will have to make a profit with a £100 investment by Essex Startups.  

Xinggui Huang has teamed up with two Essex Business School students, Jordan Taiwo Akindutire and Torri Melanie Clarry Cadet to sell fresh fruit pots. As a profitable business, the team believes in giving back to the community, in supporting charities. 

 We are delighted and proud to announce that we have made total profits of £15.30 and raised additional £28.42 for the British Heart Foundation.  

 A heartfelt thank you for people in Southend campus that have supported us. We do appreciate it. 














SSH Extended Counter Service Hours

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — Danielle Karanicholas @ 5:44 am

We are happy to announce a trial of extended counter service hours between 9am-7pm at the Student Services Hub on the 2nd Floor of the Forum on Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout the period 3 February – 20 March 2020 . This will be supported by a member of the Student Information Team and the service will therefore be limited to the functions of this team only. There will be no other teams available or accessible to students on these days.



Where Is?

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — tmarcu @ 5:26 am

Want to find out where our parks, schools, leisure centres and other services are?  We have a handy map on our website to do just that!

Find out more








Essex Book Festival – events in Southend

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — tmarcu @ 3:11 am

The University is supporting Essex Book Festival which includes over 100 events in over 45 venues across Essex.  The following events are taking place in Southend.

  • 28 March
    • Golden Age of Crime Weekend 2020 – various authors
    • “Nothing wasted”  The Read PD James – Frances Fyfield in conversation with Geraldine Perriam
    • Mysteries for ever: the ongoing popularity of PD James and Agatha Christie – Frances Fyfield, Jared Cade and Ruth Ware
    • The Stranger in Our Bed – Samantha Lee Howe
    • The Guest List – Lucy Foley
  • 29 March
    • Creating a Compelling Opening – Samantha Lee How
    • The Adventures of Maud West, Lady Detective – Susannah Stapleton
    • A Criminally Good Afternoon Tea – CL Taylor: Sleep
  • 18 April – The Cultural Assembly present House of Hip Hop – Kwesi Johnson

For more details of these and other Essex Book Festival events taking place around Essex visit for more information.





9 March 2020

Casting call is now open for The Southend Festival

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — Nicola Paine @ 2:16 am

Casting call is now open for The Southend Festival. Please see below…

The Southend Festival is back for a third year this June and we want this edition to be bigger, better and absolutely bursting with creative excellence. Southend Business Improvement District (BID) is looking for super-talented people to get involved in the event which will run from Friday 5th – Sunday 21st June 2020.

We’ve put a call out for local artists, musicians, poets, comics, actors, writers and dancers to get in touch and be a part of this increasingly popular date in Southend’s cultural calendar. If you think you fit the bill, click on and tells us a little about what you do. The deadline for applications is Tuesday 31 March, so get your skates on.

Once again the main categories are: Musicians (including DJs, singers, bands and solo performers), comedians, artists (including photographers, painters, performance, video and sculpture), dancers, magicians and even dog trick act, if you’ve got a talent and want to showcase it, then Southend BID would love to hear from you!

Become a Summer Reading Challenge Volunteer

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — Nicola Paine @ 2:15 am

Libraries in Southend are looking for volunteers to help keep children reading throughout the summer holidays for the Summer Reading Challenge.

Find out more


24 February 2020

Sign up for our Inclusion and Wellbeing Conference

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — Nicola Paine @ 8:11 am

Sign up for our Inclusion and Wellbeing Conference
Learn how to support students’ wellbeing at our Inclusion and Wellbeing Conference on Wednesday 29 April and help us to build an enabling environment at Essex. Search ‘inclusion’ on HR Organiser to book.
Please note that the Inclusion and Wellbeing Conference advertised above will be live-streamed to Southend.


3 February 2020

Travel offers for staff

Filed under: Southend Bulletin — tmarcu @ 5:52 am