• Psychology students observe the animals at Chester Zoo

    Friday 8th December

    Each year, the Animal Psychology students go on a trip to Chester Zoo where they have the opportunity to see behaviours in action in a variety of fascinating species and to collect some data in a mini-project designed in teams. This year, one of these teams, led by Tom, provided a taste of the day. 

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    International Tourism Opens a World of Opportunity

    Wednesday 6th December

    The International Tourism Management degrees at Chester are full of opportunities and enjoy high student satisfaction and progression to employment.

    Chester offers the chance to study in one of the UK’s top tourism destinations, it was voted the second best place in the UK to live in 2017 and receives over 9M visitors each year. Our industry links provide unrivalled internship opportunities with Royal Caribbean International which are unique to Chester. 

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    Find out what our First and Second Year Marketers have been up to

    Tuesday 5th December

    Our first year students visited Chester Cathedral as part of their first assignment. The Operations Director at Chester Cathedral gave the group some insight into the day to day running of the Cathedral, the challenges faced and the Marketing techniques used in order to encourage visitors to the Cathedral. The students experienced the tower tour and were given a display by the team who run the Falconry, despite the heavy rain!

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    Give Yourself a Sporting Chance

    Tuesday 5th December

    It’s estimated that there’s currently over 500,000 people working in the sport industry in the UK and, given the impetus of the London Olympics, the World Athletics Championships and other major sporting events, this figure is set to grow quickly.

    The Sport Marketing and Management programme at the University of Chester is aimed at those who aspire to work in management and marketing roles within the sport industry. It will also be of interest to individuals already working in the sector who are looking for an academic platform to further enhance their career prospects.

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    Top Tier Finance Firms in Students' Sights at Chester

    Tuesday 5th December

    In Accounting and Finance at Chester students receive support and guidance to help them progress to employment with workshops and interview skills tips from firms like KPMG and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Professional bodies like the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, (ACCA), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, (CIMA) and Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) are also regular visitors, advising students on employability skills and career progression.

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    Your Future Is Our Business.

    Wednesday 29th November

    With Business Management degrees opening doors to more careers than other undergraduate degrees (Hacket 2016), choosing to study Business Management makes sense for your future career and is our most popular business degree choice.

    At Chester we offer the chance for you to specialise in either Business Finance, Entrepreneurship, Human Resources or Marketing. The perfect choice if you’re career focused and know the area you want to enter. These courses give you the competitive edge in the jobs market.


    Performing Arts Students Dance the NELKEN-Line

    Wednesday 22nd November

    Dance students from the Performing Arts Department of the University of Chester collaborated with lecturer Angharad Harrop to create a film for the Pina Bausch Foundation's NELKEN-Line project - a global project celebrating the legacy of renowned German choreographer, Pina Bausch and her work with the Tanztheater Wuppertal.

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    History at Chester - Daddy, What Did YOU Do in the Great War?

    Monday 20th November

    As far as the British government was concerned, the answer to this question was simple: men of military age should volunteer for the army and then fight – normally in the trenches of the Western Front – to defend their homes, family and country. As this well-known poster implied, the First World War was certainly not the time for a healthy young man to be sitting at home in a comfortable armchair; his place was instead at the front.

  • Graduation 2017: Your memories.

    Tuesday 7th November

    Last week was a week of tossing hats in the air, collecting certificates and meeting up with friends before going into the big wide world of work. It was graduation week!

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    Missed the Open Day? Then join us for a Campus Tour!

    Tuesday 31st October

    If you’re in the process of filling in your UCAS application and deciding on your future university, you’ll have probably attended a few open days by now. Visiting in person is the best way to see and feel if an institution is right for you. Although we know it can be difficult to fit all the open days in, with so many of them landing on the same weekends.


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