The University of Chester has been making history since 1839, when it was founded by such pioneers as the great 19th-century prime ministers, William Gladstone and the Earl of Derby, and a former Archbishop of Canterbury.
Education qualifications remain significant and are now a fraction of the 420 course combinations on offer. In the 20th Century, the institution steadily expanded its student numbers and the variety and nature of its courses, which range from Animation to Zoo Management.
As well as undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, a new range of foundation degrees and apprenticeship degrees combines conventional university study with learning at work.
The University of Chester is committed to the continued development of excellence in research and innovation. The research strengths range across the arts and humanities, business, leadership and management, education, health and social care, and the natural and social sciences.
The portfolio contains both work that is at the leading edge of its subject discipline and research which brings about changes to policy, practice and services which benefit the economic, social and cultural well-being of our region and the wider community.
The graduate employment rate is 95.6% (DLHE). Our Careers and Employability Team attach the utmost importance to securing excellent employment prospects for our international graduates. We will provide you with a range of opportunities to help you to gain the experience, skills and knowledge that you need to succeed during your time at university and beyond. You will also be supported by information, advice and guidance services which have been nationally commended.
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We recognise the importance you place on your accommodation needs, and our Accommodation Offices at Chester and Warrington will offer help and advice about University Accommodation and private sector renting. Living in University accommodation means that you would be close to the heart of student life and a short distance away from all of the university's amenities and facilities.
Perfect if you want the flexibility to make your own meals.
We also have laptop computers available for loan at Seaborne, Riverside, Sutton and Broomhead libraries.
Loan laptops are for use within the library only.
Chester’s Students’ Union (CSU) is responsible for voicing your ideas and issues both inside and outside of the University. Run by students that are elected by you, and assisted by permanent staff, it offers the highest level of support and enrichment throughout your University life.
An accredited course is one which has been approved by a professional body. Accredited courses provide students with a guarantee of quality and can count towards professional qualifications or registration with a professional body. This not only benefits a student’s career but can also be a legal requirement in some professions.
It was a tough year of education mainly because of the pandemic. However, the professors were very kind and helpful. The online/in-person library is absolutely resourceful which helped a lot to catch up on my studies. Chester is a small town, therefore it was a peaceful place to live and study.
I participated in many volunteer activities to integrate into the local English environment. Related experiences include working in restaurants and teaching Chinese to local British children.
My first two years at the university were brilliant. I loved that the mix of the two for me. Exactly what fits me the best. Not only did I bloom academically but socially as well. I was also in a society as well as sports team. I loved my courses, it was a unique blend and the knowledge give me a unique set of skills, perfect for my future career aspirations. Lectures were...
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