Friday 11th August
A look back at all the exciting things our students have got up to over the past year. There have been some great highlights and achievements.
Wednesday 9th August
We know that you’ve probably had a lot on recently, with revision, exams, applying to university and enjoying your summer break. It can be easy to miss a deadline or two. Try not to panic though if you’ve missed our accommodation deadline, you still have options.
What should I do first?
Tuesday 8th August
In just a matter of weeks, many of you will be preparing to move to University. It’s an exciting but nervous time, as this may be the first time you have lived away from home. You’ll probably find yourself questioning what to bring, and whilst you might be tempted to pack all of your possessions, you really don’t need to!
Remember, whatever you bring with you, you’ll have to take back at the end of the academic year! Plus you’ll have accumulated more stuff along the way, so keep it basic!
We’ve listed a few things we think you’ll need below:
Wednesday 2nd August
If you don’t get the results you need for your Firm or Insurance choices, miss the application deadline or just have a change of heart and want to attend a different university, then Clearing is for you! Clearing provides you with the opportunity to apply for a place on a similar course or to a whole new university.
Wednesday 2nd August
Rhianna is one of many Chester students offered a placement at Walt Disney World in Orlando. Of special interest for Tourism, Events, Marketing and Business degrees, hundreds of students from these courses have taken up this once in a lifetime opportunity to enhance their CV.
Monday 31st July
About this time last year, as part of a staff profile on myself, I was asked to comment on the new phenomenon known as Pokémon GO, which saw hordes of young (and old) players roaming the streets, staring intently at their mobile phones (more so than usual) catching elusive digital creatures in a new augmented reality game. I joined them for a couple of weeks, and the knowing nod of a fellow player across a road became almost a common rite of friendship born out of the often solitary pursuit of gaming.
Thursday 20th July
With Wimbledon over, the Tour de France in full swing, Euro 2017 going strong and the 2017 PGA Golf Open starting this week, another summer of sport is now well underway. If you love playing sport or just watching it, maybe it’s time to consider a career in it?
The University of Chester offers a wide range of sports-related courses, designed to help you develop your own performance and give you the skills you need to develop others. You can be involved with sport in ways you may not have thought of before.
Wednesday 12th July
Choosing the right university for you might seem an impossible task. With so many options out there you might be wondering where to start! Hopefully by this point, you’ve been to a UCAS fair and picked up a whole library of prospectuses to start your research, but if not, don’t worry! Most Universities will let you order one online.
The prospectus is full of useful information relating to the University; its campuses, the city they are based in, the Students Union’ and obviously the courses.
Tuesday 11th July
Summer is here in Cheshire and there are numerous events taking place again this year. Whatever the weather, there is always something exciting and fun to do. So get ready to enjoy and explore this beautiful county!
Monday 10th July
This summer marks the 140th anniversary of Wimbledon, the world’s oldest tennis tournament. Famously known for its grass courts, strawberries and cream, and the fickle Great British weather. Wimbledon is a sporting event enjoyed by millions of people from around the world.