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    What's on the Menu?

    Thursday 21st September

    The start of the new academic year is fast approaching. On Sunday 24th September, if you’re one of our residential first year students, you’ll be moving into your new home. It’s going to be a busy day, filled with emotions and excitement. With so much to do, new people to meet and a new city to explore, finding time to cook or even get to the shops to buy food could easily fall to the bottom of your ‘to-do list’. Don’t worry though, we have you covered – not only for moving in day, but the whole academic year. Read our eating on campus guide below to find out what’s on offer.

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    Autumn in Cheshire

    Thursday 21st September

    As autumn signals the start of a new academic term, we thought we'd take a look at what's happening in Cheshire in the run up to Christmas.

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    Five Reasons the University of Chester Should Be on Your UCAS Application

    Thursday 21st September

    So you’re starting to fill in your UCAS applications and it’s time to think about what you want from a university. It can be hard to distinguish one institution from the next and you’ll spend hours writing pros and cons lists, and researching from prospectuses and websites.

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    Popular Music Performance - Top for Student Satisfaction

    Wednesday 20th September

    Popular Music Performance at The University of Chester achieved 91.3% overall student satisfaction (nearly 13% above the sector average!) in the 2017 National Student Survey, the largest national survey of final year undergraduates in the country.

    The BA Popular Music Performance course also came joint 1st place nationally – scoring 100% satisfaction in areas such as:

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    Drama and Theatre Studies – 1st in the UK for Student Voice

    Wednesday 20th September

    The University of Chester was placed 1st for Student Voice in the subject area of Drama and Theatre Studies in the 2017 National Student Survey, the largest national survey of final year undergraduates in the country.

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    UCAS - Writing Your Personal Statement

    Tuesday 19th September

    Your UCAS personal statement is a chance to show universities and colleges why you want to study the course and why you’d make a great student. UCAS put a strict 4,000 character limit on your statement, which means they are not looking for a lengthy essay but a short outline of your personal attributes, skills and reasons for wanting to study at university.

    You should start drafting your statement early. It might take a while to make sure it covers everything you want to say and you should allow plenty of time to check it through with teachers, advisers or family.

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    Dance is 1st in the UK for Student Satisfaction

    Tuesday 19th September

    The University of Chester achieved the perfect score of 100% overall student satisfaction in the subject area of Dance in the 2017 National Student Survey (NSS 2017). This places Dance at the University of Chester as a top dance course in the UK. As a student studying Dance at the University of Chester, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to put theory into practice as you showcase your skills and learn from real industry experts. To give you an idea of what you can expect as a student here, take a look at our blog.

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    Chemical Engineering - 1st in the UK for Student Satisfaction

    Monday 11th September

    The University of Chester achieved 100% overall student satisfaction in the subject area of chemical, process and energy engineering in the 2017 National Student Survey, the largest national survey of final year undergraduates in the country. No other UK university achieved this perfect score in this subject area.

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    How to Apply – UCAS

    Wednesday 6th September

    You've made the decision to go to university – but what should you do next? The application process can seem daunting, so to help simplify it, we’ve put together a step-by-step guide of how to apply to university through UCAS.

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    Introducing our Residential Team

    Friday 1st September

    It’s only natural to feel a little apprehensive about moving away from home. We’ve talked about how we will help you settle in when you arrive and what you may want to pack for the big move. We’ve even talked about the award-winning porters that provide around the clock security and pastoral support out of hours.


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