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Careers Centre

University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ

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COVID-19 Information (University of Essex)

Introduction

  • The Careers Centre offers advice, support and resources to students for all their work-related queries.
  • The Careers Centre is located on Square 2.

Opening Times

  • Monday 10:00 - 16:00.
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00.
  • Wednesday 13:00 - 16:00.
  • Thursday 10:00 - 16:00.
  • Friday 10:00 - 16:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
  • This venue is situated in Colchester.
  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • The nearest mainline station is Hythe.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • Although not as close as Hythe, most visitors choose to arrive at Colchester North station where bus and taxi connections are more readily available.

Parking

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The width of the door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The desk/counter is staffed.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a portable loop.
  • The hearing system is available only on request.
  • Staff are not trained to use the system.
  • There is a touch screen.
  • The touch screen is at a suitable height for a wheelchair user.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • There are two interview rooms.
    • These are accessed by single doors 76cm in width.
    • There are height adjustable desks at the PC's in the reception area.

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest accessible toilets are located in the Department of Computing and Electronic Systems Main Building.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard male and female toilets are located in the Department of Computing and Electronic Systems.

Additional Info

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.