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  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Parkgate Road Campus

    What to do if you missed an Applicant Day

    Thursday 28th April

    If you couldn’t make it to one of our Applicant Days, don’t worry!  There are still opportunities for you to visit us.

  • Queen's Park Campus Churchill House

    University of Chester Business School Q&A

    Thursday 28th April

    We took some time out with Chester Business School and Warrington School of Management for a Twitter Q&A to discover more about the courses that are available.

  • Not made up your mind yet? There's still time!

    Not made up your mind yet? There's still time!

    Tuesday 26th April

    Going to university is a big decision, so it’s okay if you haven’t yet made up your mind about where you want to go. If you have any questions about the University of Chester, there are a number of ways in which you can find out a little more about what we have to offer.

     

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