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    Importance of economics in the current Brexit environment

    Monday 28th November

    We are connected with economics all the time, even if we don’t realise it. When we think of which cereals to choose for our breakfast or when we make decisions about where to spend our holidays, or simply when we decide between going out for a meal or staying at home, the rationale behind those thoughts is related to economics. Do we have enough ‘income’ for a holiday abroad or will a modest camping week have to do? Can we go for the fanciest cereals or can we only afford the basic supermarket brand?

  • Digital Photography

    Digital Photography: looking behind the lens

    Monday 28th November

    Digital Photography is a dynamic medium within the creative industry and one of the most dominant forces in shaping and defining contemporary society. As a Digital Photography student, you’ll have the opportunity to develop your practical skills, whilst gaining an understanding of relevant theory to prepare you for work in the photographic industry. To find out more about Digital Photography at the University of Chester, take a look at our interview with Programme Leader Mike Pumford.

  • John Lewis, Buster the Boxer

    From a bouncing dog to a talking carrot

    Thursday 24th November

    You know it’s nearly Christmas when the festive ad battle kicks off, and this year it’s been even more competitive than ever. From star-studded casts and gargling grandmothers, to anthropomorphic carrots and a bouncing boxer; brands really have pulled out all the stops to stand out this Christmas.

  • CSU CH1 Bar

    Chester Students' Union

    Thursday 24th November

    When picking a University you will want to find out a number of things. Is the course right? What is the city like? Is the night life good? But do you ever stop to ask what the Students' Union is like?

  • It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas

    Friday 18th November

    With December just around the corner, it's time to start celebrating the Christmas season. Last night, Chester kick-started the Christmas festivities with its popular Christmas light switch-on and spectacular Twelve Days of Christmas parade, and our students were there to see it. Take a look at some of their pics to see what you can expect from Christmas at Chester.

  • Grosvenor House Accommodation

    Your home away from home

    Tuesday 15th November

    One of the most exciting and nerve wracking prospects about going to University is the thought of moving out for the first time and making a new home for yourself in a new city. You will probably have loads of questions about where you’ll be living, who with and what the accommodation is like. So to help you get a better idea of what to expect, here’s a brief overview of accommodation at the University of Chester.

  • Graduation, November 2016: Your memories.

    Monday 7th November

    Last week we celebrated the achievements of our latest graduates at the stunning Chester Cathedral. From group shots with friends, proud family photos, and iconic snaps under the Chester clock, take a look at what our students got up to on their big day. 

  • Remember remember, the 5th of November

    Monday 7th November

    Guy Fawkes' Night was certainly a memorable one in Chester, culminating in a magnificent fireworks display at Chester Racecourse. Here are some of our favourite photos and videos from the night.

  • Radio Production

    Broadcast Production and Presenting at Chester

    Monday 7th November

    Want to prepare for a career in television and radio and gain experience both in front of and behind the scenes? Then our Broadcast Production and Presenting course might be just what you’re looking for. It will give you the chance to produce broadcast-quality work, present programmes, and even participate in professional video projects, and you’ll have plenty of opportunities to put your skills into practice and prepare to stand out in this competitive industry.

  • Interviews

    Top tips for interview success

    Sunday 6th November

    Not all of our courses involve an interview, but if you have applied for a practical or vocational course, you may be invited to attend an audition or interview with your department in order to progress your application. Nearly everyone gets nervous before an interview, but some careful planning and preparation in advance should help you keep calm, confident and well on your way to interview success.

    The following courses at the University of Chester hold interviews or auditions:

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