opened in 2009 providing a new home for the Department of Psychology. At a time of worldwide protest against the Vietnam War, the student movement was taking off all over the world. "National Student Survey 2017". And PhD degrees at Essex, graduating in 1975. Retrieved "University of Essex : Departments". 60 The University of Essex was rated in the top 20 in the UK in the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) 61 and has been in the top 15 for overall student satisfaction for five years running, amongst mainstream English universities, according to the National. During this later period of the 70s to the early 80s, the university began concentrating its teaching into large departments. Reputation edit The Tony Rich Teaching Centre, opened in 2010 On two occasions Essex has been awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, in 2009 for its "advancing the legal and broader practice of international human rights and in 2017 for its. In December, University Court met for the first time with around 500 members. On Friday, 10 May, three students, Pete Archard, Raphael Halberstadt and David Triesman (now Lord Triesman) were suspended and ordered off the campus. "REF 2014: massage sigtuna sex erotik winners and losers in 'intensity' ranking". Student life edit Student body edit The university has a very large population of international students, with over 5,000 international students in 2015. 89 The Students' Union runs the majority of commercial services on campus. University of Essex (Press release). Retrieved "School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering : The School : History".