• Settling in

    Settling in at the University of Chester

    Thursday 11th August

    Congratulations on achieving a place to study at the University of Chester. We hope you’re excited about what’s in store. Whether you’re living on campus, or commuting from home; travelling from the other side of the country, or local to Chester, we want to help you settle in as quickly and as easily as possible.

  • Students' Union Students

    The next step of your University of Chester story

    Friday 5th August

    It’s not long until the start of term, and we’re busy planning all the induction activities you’ll be getting involved with once you arrive.

  • Clearing phone call

    Preparing for the Clearing phone call

    Wednesday 3rd August

    Making the Clearing phone call is perhaps your biggest obstacle when it comes to securing a place at university, but don’t panic! To help make your experience as stress-free as possible, take a look at our following tips:

  • Team Chester

    Keeping Active at University

    Monday 1st August

    The countdown to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games is well underway. Watched by millions all over the world, it’s just another example of the global appreciation of sport and how large scale sporting events can encourage even the most unlikely athletes to get active. If you’re a sporting enthusiast who wants to keep active whilst at university, take a look at the ways in which the University of Chester can help you do just that.

  • Shrewsbury

    Introducing University Centre Shrewsbury

    Thursday 28th July

    Located in the county of Shropshire, and close to the Welsh border, University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) only opened in September 2015, and has already established a personalised environment that’s friendly and supportive.

  • Thornton Science Park

    Introducing Thornton Science Park

    Wednesday 27th July

    Here at the University of Chester, we understand the importance of having your own course-specific learning environment. In recent years, we have invested heavily in new, state-of-the-art campuses in and around the area. Thornton Science Park is one of our newer sites, having previously been the Shell Technology Centre.

  • Introducing our Parkgate Road Campus

    Tuesday 26th July

    The Parkgate Road Campus in Chester is where our story began back in 1839.  It comprises a unique mixture of historic and modern buildings, reflecting how the University has changed and grown over the years.  Today, the campus offers a vibrant, self-contained student community just a short walk away from the city centre.

  • UCAS Track

    Top Tips for Applying Through Clearing

    Monday 25th July

    Whatever your reason, Clearing gives you the opportunity to apply for a place on an alternative course or at another University. To help make your Clearing experience as stress free as possible, why not take a look at these top tips for applying to Chester through Clearing: 


  • Kingsway Campus

    Introducing our Kingsway Campus

    Thursday 21st July

    If you’re looking to study a creative or performing arts course, then our Kingsway Campus has you covered. Situated only a 20-minute walk from the Parkgate Road Campus, our Kingsway Campus offers 6,920 square meters of floor space specifically designed for the teaching of our creative arts courses.

  • Pokemon on campus

    Pokemon Go: Why is the game so popular?

    Friday 15th July

    Pokémon Go has taken the world by storm. So what did we do, grab our smartphones of course and tried to catch as many Pokémon as we could! We soon discovered that there were lots to catch on our Parkgate Road Campus, Riverside Campus and in Chester city centre. For anyone that has made it to level 5 already, you might want to know that our Parkgate Road Campus has two gyms, one at the Binks Building and another at Senate House.


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