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  • Open Day

    Our June Open Day

    Monday 26th June

    Open Days are a great opportunity to get a feel for student life at Chester. On the day, you can visit academic departments, take a campus tour and meet current students, as well as viewing student accommodation and chatting to support departments.

  • Work Based Learning

    Work Based Learning

    Wednesday 21st June

    Our Work Based Learning scheme is an innovative module which allows students to get vital work experience to improve their future employability.

  • Storyhouse

    Behind the scenes at Storyhouse - Jordan's Work Based Learning

    Friday 9th June

    Work Based Learning is a fantastic opportunity for our second year students to get some work experience in an area that they love. Enhancing your studies with skills learned in the real world will go a long way to making you more employable when you graduate.

    We're also really excited about the new Storyhouse arts centre that has opened in Chester. When we learned that Jordan (one of our regular bloggers) was doing her work placement there, we couldn't pass up the opportunity for her to do a Snapchat Takeover and answer some questions about her experience there.

  • Make the most of your Open Day

    Friday 26th May

    If you’re planning on attending one of our Open Days, there are a number of things you can consider in advance to help you make the most of your visit. 

  • Open Day Students

    What do our students have to say about Open Days?

    Friday 26th May

    You've probably heard us mention Open Days a few times, and whilst we believe it's really important that you visit the universities you are considering applying to, don't just take our word for it. Our Digital Ambassadors, Jordan and Caitlin, explain why they feel it's such vital part of your journey to becoming a university student.

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    Chester’s Award-Winning Porters

    Thursday 25th May

    If you have been keeping up to date with the University and its awards you would have noticed that the University’s porters recently won an award for providing the best student experience. We sent our Digital Ambassador Lewis along to give their team a quick interview to find out more about their line of work, what they get up to and why they think they won this prestigious award. Continue reading and you will find out why the porters are a vital part of the University. 

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    Tackling Hidden Course Costs - The Aspire Book Scheme

    Thursday 25th May

    Hidden course costs have always been an issue. You enrol at University, you pay the tuition fees for the year, and you get your maintenance loan and set up a budget for each term. Then on your first day of University you are given a reading list of books and course materials that are going to be essential for you to complete your degree!

    At the University of Chester we are doing everything we can to reduce these hidden expenses, and one of our most popular is the Aspire Book Scheme. We had one of our digital Ambassadors, Charlotte give us her take on the scheme. 

  • Midwifery at Chester

    Midwifery at Chester: Delivering the future you want

    Thursday 25th May

    With its fantastic facilities and excellent teaching and support, it’s not hard to see why Midwifery at Chester has received 100% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) for the fifth consecutive year. Voted for by the students themselves, this score presents an honest reflection of just how much our students value the high-quality learning experience here at Chester. So if you ever needed a reason to study Midwifery with us, then this is it.

  • Day out at Chester Zoo

    Chester Zoo Snapchat Takeover

    Thursday 18th May

    Georgina and Lewis took over our Snapchat and had a great day out at Chester Zoo.

  • Revision

    Revision Survival Guide

    Monday 15th May

    Pens, paper and multi-coloured sticky notes at the ready – it’s time to revise! The prospect of looming exams may seem scary, but if you get organised there is no need to panic. In this blog, we give you five key hints and tips to take away some of the stress.

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