The Students Union employs about 380 student staff and 50 permanent staff to work in its shops, venues, etc.
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National successes in these sports include winning the mens team winning the Volleyball England National Student Cup in 2017 76 and the womens basketball team winning the Basketball England National Cup in 2016.

Essex also has link and friendship agreements plus progression arrangements with more than 100 higher education institutions around the world.In the late 1970s, financial problems plagued the university and threatened its existence."Essex Blades lift the Basketball England National Cup".69 The Students' Union runs the majority of commercial services on campus.Employers across 25 industries, compiled from a survey of 20,000 employees asked how likely they would be to recommend working for their organization.Essex students have voted to leave the National Union of Students in an All Student Vote which took place in 2017.Citation needed Essex has an international character with 132 countries represented in its student body.Wivenhoe House, an 18th-century manor house on Wivenhoe Park, closed in December 2009 and reopened in 2012 as a four star country house hotel and home of the Edge Hotel School, 17 which is the UKs first working hotel school dedicated to the development.Missing or empty title ( help ) "Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017".
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