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  • Freshers Week 2015

    Here's what happened at Freshers' Week 2015

    Tuesday 6th October

    Freshers' Week has just come to a close and it was certainly a memorable one for everyone at the university. We've gone through your posts and put together the highlights from the events at our Chester and Warrington campuses!

  • Open Day Girl

    How to get the most out of an Open Day

    Friday 2nd October

    There are lots of benefits to attending a university Open Day. From finding out more about your academic department, discovering the facilities on campus, and exploring the local area, this is the ideal opportunity to get a real feel for university life.

    To ensure you get the most out of your visit to the University of Chester we have put together an essential Open Day checklist.

  • Lecture Theatre

    With over 400 course options, how do you choose the right one for you?

    Friday 2nd October

    At the University of Chester, we can offer you a choice of hundreds of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, foundation degrees and continuing professional development opportunities across our sites in Chester, Warrington and Thornton. With so many choices, it can be hard to select the right course for you – so here is a handy guide to what we offer:

  • Student at laptop

    6 things you need to know about applying to Chester

    Tuesday 22nd September

    We know that applying to University can be a confusing time. It can feel like there is an overwhelming choice of universities out there, and you probably have a lot of prospectuses to readwebsites to visit and Open Days to attend before you make your final decision on which five are going to make it onto your UCAS form.

  • Settling In

    Settling In

    Monday 24th August

    Welcome to your University! Whether you are living on campus or commuting from home, travelling from the other side of the country or already living in Chester, attending university is a big deal. Here at the University of Chester we want to help make that big leap into the unknown feel like an easy step.

  • Boy on phone

    Your Guide to Clearing

    Monday 10th August

    Your results are in, but you didn’t quite make the grades? Don’t worry! You can still apply for a place on an alternative course or at another University through clearing. 

    Below is a step by step guide outlining all you’ll need to know about applying to Chester through Clearing.

  • Students with ipad

    Results Day Made Easy

    Thursday 6th August

    We know Results Day is a stressful time, so we have put together a simple guide which outlines all of the essential things you’ll need to know for the big day.

  • Volunteering

    Earn more than you bargained for with Volunteering

    Tuesday 28th July

    Want to enhance your CV, gain new skills, and make a positive change to the world around you? Then volunteering while at university might be just the thing for you.

  • Budgeting

    Top 10 tips for budgeting

    Tuesday 21st July

    There are a lot of new experiences involved in going to University; new friends, new surroundings, new lessons, new clubs and societies, new accommodation, new pencil case… there’s loads! However, one thing that’s useful to keep the same, or if you’re new to it – start, is budgeting. 

    If you start planning and budgeting early, it’s something that’s only going to become more and more useful throughout life.  That’s why we’ve put together our top ten tips for budgeting at university.

  • Work Based Learning

    Work Based Learning

    Friday 17th July

    Students and Employers talk about what they gained from Work Based Learning, a 2nd year module giving students the opportunity to experience the work place and gain valuable industry experience.

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