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  • Accommodation

    Through the keyhole: a brief guide to student accommodation at Chester

    Friday 6th November

    If you’re considering applying to the University of Chester, you may have already started to picture yourself living away from home for the first time. Whilst this might be something that you’re really looking forward to, you might also be curious as to what to expect. So, to help complete this picture, here’s our brief guide to student accommodation at Chester.

  • Writing a personal statement

    10 top tips for writing your personal statement

    Friday 30th October

    Personal Statements can be tricky. Summing up your personal qualities, interests, academic achievements and work experience in one short page often feels daunting. However, with a few easy techniques, you can get that UCAS form done and dusted.

  • Student Finance

    The cost of university

    Thursday 29th October

    The two main costs you’ll have while studying are tuition fees and living costs. There’s lots of financial help available, and this blog aims to provide you with a brief overview of the recent changes to Student Finance England, and the financial support that may be available to you.

  • Student News

    Read the official student magazine of the University of Chester

    Monday 26th October

    The latest issue of our official student-produced magazine has just been published. This month's issue features events, reviews, opportunities and campaigns by our student editorial team.

  • UCAS

    10 steps to completing your UCAS application

    Thursday 22nd October

    Whilst deciding where and what you’re going to study at university isn’t always easy, applying is. Simply follow these basic steps to find out what you need to do. 

  • Campus Tour

    What to do if you have missed our Open Days

    Tuesday 20th October

    If you couldn’t make it to one of our Open Days, don’t worry! There are plenty of other ways to visit us, from Campus Tours to Applicant Days.

  • Students on the sofa telling us their story

    Freshers join us on the sofa and tell us what they think

    Wednesday 14th October

    Freshers' Week is one of the most anticipated weeks of the year, and we asked our students to join us on the sofa to tell us how their Induction Week was going, what they're most looking forward to and the one item they just couldn't live without.

  • Group of students

    What do visitors on our Open Days really think?

    Monday 12th October

    We really enjoyed welcoming Open Day visitors to our campuses in Chester last Saturday. Throughout the day, students and staff took to Instagram and Twitter to share their comments and photos and here is what they had to say.

  • walking to campus

    From humble beginnings come great things... our campuses

    Thursday 8th October

    Over 175 years ago our humble beginnings looked very different to the University of Chester you may recognise today. Our life began as a purpose-built teacher training college in 1839 - the first in the country, and it was based on just one corner of the now Parkgate Road Campus.

  • 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!

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