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  • Applicant Days

    Our Top Five Tips for Your Applicant Day

    Friday 12th January

    Congratulations on being offered a place on one of our undergraduate courses! The next step for you is to attend one of our upcoming Applicant Days. You may have already visited us on an Open Day but an Applicant Day is your opportunity to get a better, more informed idea of whether the University of Chester is the right fit for you.

    We have put together our top five tips to help make your visit a success.

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    Mike's racing ahead in his Design career since graduating

    Wednesday 3rd January

    Mike Holden graduated in 2016 with a First Class Honours in Photography and Graphic Design. He recently caught up with us to tell us how his career has progressed in the last year.

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    Christmas 2017 in Chester

    Wednesday 20th December

    Christmas is always an exciting time for our students. As the nights draw in and the temperatures drop, students are looking forward to finishing their assignments, celebrating with their friends and family, experiencing the festive experiences the city has to offer, and enjoying a well-earned rest after a busy first term of the year.

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    5 Christmas Shopping Hacks on a Student Budget

    Thursday 14th December

    Christmas is a little over a week away, and the pressure to buy gifts for those close to you is probably mounting! Unfortunately, your budget is more than likely stretched to the max already and at this point and you’re probably questioning how you’ll make another 3 days’ worth of meals out of a Bombay Bad Boy Pot Noodle, half a loaf of questionably stale bread, a pot of thyme seasoning and the single frozen Yorkshire pudding you found at the back of the freezer!

  • 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.

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