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Dr. Ian Seed
Anna
Posted by Anna McLachlan , HE Adviser
March 14, 2019

Getting to Know ... Dr. Ian Seed, Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing

Dr. Ian Seed tells us about a typical day at work and how he balances teaching with his own career as a writer.

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Dr. Eillen Pollard
Anna
Posted by Anna McLachlan , HE Adviser
March 13, 2019

Getting to Know ... Dr. Eileen Pollard, Senior Lecturer in English Literature

Dr. Eileen Pollard discusses her passion for English Literature and how this translates into her teaching role at Chester.

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International Women's Day
Cassy Grandidge
Posted by Cassy Grandidge , HE Adviser
March 5, 2019

Women in the Music Industry – Student Blog

Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture MA student, Holly Royle, tells us why there is still an imbalance of women in the music industry and celebrates talented female artists in light of International Women's Day. 

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Cassy Grandidge
Posted by Cassy Grandidge , HE Adviser
January 7, 2019

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. 

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Cassy Grandidge
Posted by Cassy Grandidge , HE Adviser
January 2, 2019

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. 

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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/

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Posted by Dr Ian Seed , Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing; Programme Leader, BA Creative Writing.
May 9, 2018

Wise Words for Creative Writing Students

At Chester, our courses are designed with your future in mind.  No matter what you’re studying, you’ll be learning from lectures and professionals with relevant, real experience and knowledge in their field. 

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Jack Mason
Posted by Jack Mason , HE Adviser
February 15, 2018

Working with (and Being!) Living Authors.

English Literature students learn from the experiences of contemporary authors.

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Jack Mason
Posted by Jack Mason , HE Adviser
February 5, 2018

Creative Writing Outperforms Its Competitors in This Year's NSS.

The Creative Writing Team at the University of Chester were delighted with the results of the National Student Survey (NSS) 2017. They outperformed the Sector Average in every area, with an overall student satisfaction is of 95%. 

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Jack Mason
Posted by Jack Mason , HE Adviser
March 21, 2017

World Poetry Day

Today (March 21st) is World Poetry Day, a time to support poets and poetry around the world. With this in mind, students and staff from the Department of English at the University of Chester have been furiously submitting poems to the Department’s online magazine Pandora’s Inbox, which features some of the best creative writing from the year including new poetry from students Cal Buckley, George Hill, Jonathan Hay, Sarah Kissack, Daisy Lovett, Paige Mcdermott, Reece Merrifield, Lydia Pugh, Courtney Thomas and many others.

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