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Posted by Prof Peter Gaunt , Professor of History
December 13, 2018

An Expert Explains… The Myth of Oliver Cromwell Abolishing Christmas

Reindeer
Posted by Dr Lindsay Murray , Senior Lecturer
December 12, 2018

An Expert Explains … Rudolph the Vulnerable Reindeer

Christmas tradition depicts Santa Claus flying through the night sky on Christmas Eve in his parcel-laden sleigh pulled by a herd of reindeer.  Now, neither humans nor reindeer – nor indeed sleighs

Christmas lights
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Posted by Sarah Markillie , HE Adviser
December 10, 2018

Christmas in Chester 2018

Christmas in Chester is always a magical time. The nights start drawing in and it’s time for our students to hand in their assignments and celebrate with their friends and family.

Christmas tree
Posted by Dr Paul Flanagan , Senior Lecturer in English Language
December 5, 2018

An Expert Explains ... The Origins of Christmas Words

The word Christmas came into English shortly after the Norman conquest, and grew out of the festival then referred to as ‘Christ’s mass’: the Christian tradition of taking holy communion/

Hoole Christmas lights
Posted by Dr Julia Bennett , Lecturer in Sociology
December 5, 2018

An Expert Explains ... The Sociology of Christmas Spirit

Hoole, a suburb a mile north of Chester Cross, was lit up for the nineteenth year in a row on Saturday 24th November.

Cassy Grandidge
Posted by Cassy Grandidge , HE Adviser
November 27, 2018

How my undergraduate dissertation led me to an MRes in English – Mason’s Story

Mason Hill, an English Language and History graduate, has been reflecting upon his time at the University of Chester and how it led him on to further study. 

Posted by Hayley Oakes , Marketing And Recruitment Assistant
November 26, 2018

Getting to Know… Helen Webster, Information Point Co-ordinator, Careers & Employability

Introducing the Careers and Employability Team

Cassy Grandidge
Posted by Cassy Grandidge , HE Adviser
November 21, 2018

How my BA in English Language prepared me for postgraduate study - Sam's Story

Sam Gardiner, English Language graduate, has been reflecting upon his time at the University of Chester and how it led him on to further study. 

Graduation 2018
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Posted by Sarah Markillie , HE Adviser
November 16, 2018

Graduation Celebrations 2018

Graduation is one of our favourite times of the academic year because it means we get to celebrate the success and achievements of our students.

Cassy Grandidge
Posted by Cassy Grandidge , HE Adviser
November 15, 2018

Getting To Know… Ben France, Students’ Union President

The Students' Union (SU) is the student voice, elected by students, for the students.

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