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  • 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.

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    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.

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    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.

  • Everyone has a story to tell - #mychesterstory

    Tuesday 14th July

    You may be counting down the months until you start your exciting new University life, you may already be a student here, or you're a graduate with happy memories of your time at Chester. Whatever the case, you've worked really hard to get to where you are, and we wanted to celebrate that with something we're calling #mychesterstory

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    Top Tips for your Open Day

    Thursday 21st May

    Our Open Days are a great opportunity to really see what it's like to study your chosen course and experience student life at Chester. With opportunities to take part in subject sessions, campus tours, visit student accommodation and much more, how do you make sure you get the most out of your day? Luckily, one of our current 2nd year students, Chris Oliver, explains his top tips for Open Days, based on when he was applying to universities a couple of years ago.

  • Open Days: by a student for a student

    Wednesday 13th May

    The University of Chester Open Day is the best chance you’ll get to explore how and where you will experience your life as a University student, and coming to you as a fellow Chester student, I can promise it is an invaluable day! An Open Day gives you the opportunity to explore the campus you will be studying at, as well as visiting academic departments and getting to know the area. You’ll have the chance to see our top notch facilities, and even attend subject sessions to see what could be covered in your first year at University. From libraries to canteens to lecture theatres, all will be discovered.

  • New books for all first-year full-time undergraduates

    Thursday 30th April

    Whilst at university your life will be consumed by books, no matter what your subject. And believe us, these books don’t come cheap! So let us help you out a little.

    As a welcome gift to you, we are arranging for all 2015 first-year (Level 4) full-time undergraduates to receive a handful of key course texts at no extra cost.

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