Colchester Institute Students' Union

Colchester Institute Students' Union

Sheepen Road
Colchester
Essex
CO3 3LL

Union Facts

Number of students

  • Total: 10,589
  • Full time: 5,835
  • Part time: 4,754
  • Postgraduates:
  • We are here to represent students.
  • We provide a safe place to talk and relax.
  • We raise awareness to students on different matters.
  • We also organise and run trips for students.

The Student Union Office is based at the Colchester Site, in the main building, above Meal. This is located in our brand new Student Zone which features a pool table, table tennis, gaming zone (with Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii), quiet zone, cyber zone (with PCs that you can use) and music televisions! HE students can also access a common room based in the HE block.

At Church Road, Clacton there is a small common room with sofas and a TV, as well as a small student room with chairs and computers for students to use.

At Braintree there is a new common room with a pool table and sofas for students to use.

We have four positions within our union: Students’ Union President, Vice President of Events and Activities, Vice President of Learner Voice, and Vice President of Communication.