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  • Good luck in your assessments

    Good luck from all of us at Chester

    Wednesday 8th June

    Whether you’ve just completed your final assignment for a Level 3 qualification, or you still have a couple of examinations left to go, we just want to wish you all the best and good luck with your final assessments. We’re sure many of you reading this are probably hoping to gain entry into university this September, so here’s our good luck video from all the staff and students of the University of Chester. We hope to see you at Chester this September!

  • Induction Week

    Induction Week: The countdown is on!

    Monday 6th June

    Starting university might seem like a long way off, but as the summer draws nearer, preparations have already begun for September. Whilst you’re preparing for your exams, our Induction team are busy getting everything in place for Induction Week; a weeklong series of events designed to help ensure your transmission in to University life runs as smoothly as possible. 

  • Varsity 2016: Chester's time to shine

    Friday 27th May

    Going to University gives you a great opportunity to continue enjoying the sport you love, or to give something new a go! And with over 100 sports teams and societies now at the University of Chester, there’s a lot to choose from.

    One event some of our sports teams have been involved in is the Varsity games. You may well be asking what Varsity is? In its simplest terms, it’s the bringing together of two university sports teams who compete in a day of games where only one will go home the victor!

  • Make the most of your Open Day

    Wednesday 25th May

    If you’re planning on attending an Open Day over the coming weeks and months, there are a number of things you can consider in advance to help you make the most of your visit.

  • Queen's Park Students

    Picking the right course for you

    Tuesday 24th May

    One of the most important things to think about when thinking about going to university, is what course you want to study. From deciding on the subject, how you want to be taught, and your end career goals, there are lots of things to consider. But with over 37,000 undergraduate courses to choose from in the UK alone, how do you decide which one’s right for you?  To help make your decision a little bit easier, take a look at our useful tips to picking a course.

  • John Smith's bookshop

    The Aspire Books Scheme... a text book example of good value

    Tuesday 24th May

    When it comes to going to university, no matter what subject you’re studying, you're going to need books. So, as a small welcome gift to you, through John Smith's bookshop we’ve arranged for all first year (Level 4) full-time undergraduates starting at the University of Chester this September to receive key course texts at no extra cost.

    Open to all EU, UK and international students, you will be eligible if you are:

  • Why go to an Open Day?

    Thursday 19th May

    If you’ve started researching your university options, you may already be feeling somewhat overloaded with facts and figures about the multitude of courses and places on offer. Once you’ve had your fill of prospectuses, websites and course listings, taking the time to go an Open Day is a really useful way to narrow down your choice of universities to apply to.

  • Early Childhood Studies

    Early Childhood Studies: Student Story

    Wednesday 11th May

    There’s no better way to find out what it’s really like to study at the University of Chester than by speaking to the students themselves. If you’re thinking of studying Early Childhood Studies then take a look at what second year student Zainab Alam had to say as she reflected on her time on the course.

  • EEE Labs

    Make waves with Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Chester

    Wednesday 4th May

    Imagine a world without computers, mobile telephones, the internet, electricity… that’s where we would be without Electronic and Electrical Engineering (EEE).

    Electronic and Electrical Engineering (EEE) underpins a significant part of modern society, such as computers, mobile telephones, the internet and electricity, and will continue to shape it well in to the future. With this in mind Electronic and Electrical engineers are more important than ever. Take a look through this blog to find out what you can expect as an EEE student at Chester.

  • What happens next?

    So what happens next?

    Wednesday 4th May

    By choosing the University of Chester as your Firm or Insurance choice, you’ve taken the first steps towards your University adventure. To help you prepare for September, we’ve put together a useful checklist of things to consider over the coming months.

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