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Posted by Dr Simon Morrison , Senior Lecturer & Programme Leader, Music Journalism
December 10, 2019

How do you forge a career as a music journalist?

The Programme Leader for Music Journalism at the University of Chester, Dr Simon Morrison, recently chaired the last Louder than Words Festival panel, which debated how to write about music as a career.

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Posted by Lindsey Cheers , HE Adviser
November 29, 2019

Student Stories... Thomas Owens, BN (Hons) Mental Health Nursing

Second year Mental Health Nursing student, Thomas Owens, tells us about his journey so far, the highlights and gives some advice to other students.

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Posted by Hayley Oakes , HE Advisor
November 25, 2019

Getting to Know... Kate Swift, Residential Life Team

Our Residential Life Team are on hand to help students settle into University accommodation and make their experience of living in halls positive and fun.  

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Posted by Lindsey Cheers , HE Adviser
November 15, 2019

Alcohol Awareness Week 2019

As this week is Alcohol Awareness Week, we caught up with Vice President for Activities at Chester Students’ Union, Rio Hall, to find out more about alcohol-free activities and alcohol awareness campaigns at the University of Chester.

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Posted by Dr Jason Roberts , Head of Department; Associate Professor
November 14, 2019

Why Mathematics and Computer Science?

Who better to tell you more about our Mathematics and Computer Science course, than someone who did one themselves? Dr Jason Roberts gives us an insight into the course and what you can do with it (that’s what you really want to know – right?).

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Posted by Charlie Young , HE Adviser
November 12, 2019

Congratulations Class of 2019! You did it!

Last week we celebrated the end of an era with our graduating students. Here’s a snapshot from what they shared with us!

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Posted by Lindsey Cheers , HE Adviser
October 31, 2019

There's More to Halloween...

In the lead up to the 31st October this week, we’ve been talking to our academics about all things Halloween. From horror films, monsters and witches, to the truth about why we love to be scared, they’ve shown us a side to Halloween we haven't seen before.

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Posted by Dr Alana Vincent , Associate Professor of Jewish Philosophy, Religion and Imagination
October 30, 2019

An Expert Explains… Witch Hunts and Blood Libel

Through the history of both witches and Jews, Dr. Alana Vincent, Associate Professor of Jewish Philosophy, Religion and Imagination at the University of Chester, discusses the human tendency to see those who we perceive to be different, or who hold different views to our own, as an inversion, and the dangerous chain of events this can cause.

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Posted by Lindsey Cheers , HE Adviser
October 23, 2019

Tips for Writing Your Personal Statement (Like a Pro)

Don’t look at us like that, you knew this was coming! So, don’t put your personal statement off until the last minute, get working on it now. Your first step can be reading the tips we’ve put together – a wise choice!

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October 15, 2019

Why Study English Language at Chester?

As one of the most widely-spoken languages in the world with hundreds of millions of speakers, it’s no surprise that the English Language programme at the University of Chester is an extremely popular degree option. Take a look at this blog to find out what you can expect from the course. 

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