• Freshers' Week 2016

    Here's what happened at Freshers' Week 2016

    Monday 10th October

    Here's a roundup of this year's Fresher's Week. From moving in, to foam parties and encounters with exotic animals we loved seeing what our students experienced!

  • Chester cobbles

    Autumn in Cheshire

    Wednesday 5th October

    As summer turns to autumn, and a new academic year begins, we thought it would be fun to look forward to what the next few months have in store. Here's a quick guide to the festivals and events taking place in Cheshire in the run up to Christmas.

  • Animals courses at Chester

    Unleash your wild side at Chester

    Tuesday 4th October

    Today is World Animal Day; the perfect day to show off your best pet snaps whilst raising awareness of animal welfare standards around the globe. If you’re an animal lover (and let’s face it, who isn’t?) then you might be interested to know that at Chester we offer a number of animal related degrees. Take a look at our courses below: 


  • North West Media Centre

    What to expect from Media at the University of Chester

    Tuesday 27th September

    Interested in studying a degree in Media? Take a look at our interview with Head of Media Dr Alec Charles to find out what you can expect as a Media student at the University of Chester.   

    Does your course offer students the opportunity to develop the range of skills needed for work in the current and future media industry?

  • Open Day

    Getting the most out of an Open Day

    Monday 26th September

    If you’re thinking about starting university next year, then it’s time to start researching your options. With so many different universities and courses to choose from, there’s a lot you need to consider. No matter how much research you do at home, the best way to get a real feel for a university is to attend an Open Day and see it for yourself.

  • University of Chester Student

    How to choose the right university for you

    Wednesday 21st September

    As with all exciting opportunities, choosing a university involves making some pretty big decisions. To take the sting out of the decision making process, take a look at our useful tips. It’s simply a case of What, Where and How.

  • University of Chester Student

    Write, Sleep, Check, Repeat: Writing your personal statement

    Wednesday 21st September

    If you're thinking about going to university next year, then it's time to start thinking about writing your personal statement. Trying to sum up your personal qualities, experience and suitability for your chosen course might sound daunting, but remember, this is your opportunity to tell your chosen university why you deserve a place on their course. Listed below are our essential recommendations for getting that all-important personal statement done and dusted.

  • The Cat Radio

    Your guide to applying for a Radio Production degree

    Monday 19th September

    Fancy a career in Radio? Want to be a producer? Technician? Presenter? Then a degree in Radio Production might be just what you’re looking for. However with lots of different radio production courses out there, how do you decide which one is right for you? To help make your decision a little easier, take a look at our top things to consider before applying. 

  • Music Production Warrington Campus

    Why study music production at the University of Chester?

    Thursday 15th September

    Interested in embarking on a music production related degree? At the University of Chester we offer degrees in Commercial Music Production and Music Production and Promotion. To get a better idea of what to expect from either of these, take a look at our interview with Programme Leader Jim Mason.

  • Grosvenor House Accommodation

    Moving in: what to bring with you

    Monday 12th September

    Preparing to move to University is an exciting time. For most of you, this will be the first time you have lived away from home and you’ll probably find yourself questioning what to bring and how to get it to your new home? Whilst you might be tempted to pack all of your possessions, there really is no need. Remember, whatever you bring with you, you’ll have to take back, plus everything else you’ve collected along the way, so keep it basic! If you don’t use it at home, you probably won’t be using it at University.

    Here’s a few things we think you might want to bring with you:


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