• 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.

  • Broaden your mind and your opportunities with a degree in Psychology

    Friday 24th April

    It comes as no surprise to discover that a degree in Psychology is one of the most popular course choices amongst undergraduates. With its challenging, thought provoking, and relevant course content, a degree in Psychology changes the way you view the world and the people around you, whilst equipping you with essential skills sought after by employers.

  • New Business School

    Your New Business School

    Thursday 23rd April

    The University of Chester is pleased to announce the multi-million-pound investment of a new campus and facilities for the University of Chester Business School and its degree courses from September 2015.   So if you're studying Accounting and Finance, Business Studies, Business Management and Entrepreneurship, International Business, Events Management, Marketing, or Tourism, you'll be able to enjoy a prestigious new campus!

  • Want to apply for University accommodation?

    Monday 20th April

    If you’ve selected Chester as either your Firm or Insurance choice, you might be wondering about the process for applying for accommodation. Well, applications for University owned and partnership accommodation are now open. You should soon be receiving information through the post about our online application process. As soon as you’ve received these details you can then start to apply online.

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    Meeting influential thinkers at the Sociology Conference

    Tuesday 14th April

    One of the great course benefits of studying Sociology at the University of Chester is the opportunity for personal development. The Sociology Conference Module is a unique opportunity that aims to facilitate independent and group study into a specific topic, and to develop a variety of transferable skills.

    These include:

  • Exploring the world of Media for Creative Industries success

    Tuesday 14th April

    Our North West Media Centre has become a real hub for developing talent and showcasing the great things that students within our Department of Media get up to.

    The close-knit and interdisciplinary nature of the Department adds to a real, creative community here at Chester. And with a host of national accolades for recent graduates, our Media courses have been truly instrumental in shaping talent within the creative industries.

  • Turn your passion into a career with a degree in Sports Journalism

    Friday 10th April

    Do you love sport? Have a passion for reporting? Fancy a job where no two days are the same? Then Sports Journalism might be just the course for you!

  • Choosing your perfect match... responding to offers

    Tuesday 7th April

    For most of you reading this blog, your UCAS journey will shortly be coming to an end, and whilst we love finding out all about you from your application, I'm sure you’re hoping that it will never rear its ugly head again. So now it gets really interesting, and in the words of Paddy McGuinness ‘the power is now in your hands’. This is the point that your whole educational life has been leading up to, so before you make that final decision and respond to your offers, here are some top tips to consider when searching for your perfect match!

  • Applicant Days, in the words of our Applicants

    Wednesday 1st April

    By now, you've probably had at least one invitation from us to attend an Applicant Day. Even if you've visited us on an Open Day, it's certainly worth making another visit as the events are smaller, giving you more time to spend in the subject area(s) of your choice. Your questions for our staff and students will likely be different, as you'll be narrowing your options down, and have a better idea of what you're looking for from your university choices. They are also a great opportunity to have a look at the local city where you could be spending the next three years of your life, so take some time to explore the surroundings.


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