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  • Posted by Vicky Griffiths , HE Adviser
    September 26, 2016

    Getting the most out of an Open Day

    If you’re thinking about starting university next year, then it’s time to start researching your options. With so many different universities and courses to choose from, there’s a lot you need to consider. No matter how much research you do at home, the best way to get a real feel for a university is to attend an Open Day and see it for yourself.

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  • Posted by Vicky Griffiths , HE Adviser
    September 21, 2016

    How to choose the right university for you

    As with all exciting opportunities, choosing a university involves making some pretty big decisions. To take the sting out of the decision making process, take a look at our useful tips. It’s simply a case of What, Where and How.

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  • Posted by Vicky Griffiths , HE Adviser
    September 21, 2016

    Write, Sleep, Check, Repeat: Writing your personal statement

    If you're thinking about going to university next year, then it's time to start thinking about writing your personal statement. Trying to sum up your personal qualities, experience and suitability for your chosen course might sound daunting, but remember, this is your opportunity to tell your chosen university why you deserve a place on their course. Listed below are our essential recommendations for getting that all-important personal statement done and dusted.

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  • Posted by Vicky Griffiths , HE Adviser
    September 19, 2016

    Your guide to applying for a Radio Production degree

    Fancy a career in Radio? Want to be a producer? Technician? Presenter? Then a degree in Radio Production might be just what you’re looking for. However with lots of different radio production courses out there, how do you decide which one is right for you? To help make your decision a little easier, take a look at our top things to consider before applying. 

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  • Posted by Vicky Griffiths , HE Adviser
    September 12, 2016

    Moving in: what to bring with you

    Preparing to move to University is an exciting time. For most of you, this will be the first time you have lived away from home and you’ll probably find yourself questioning what to bring and how to get it to your new home? Whilst you might be tempted to pack all of your possessions, there really is no need. Remember, whatever you bring with you, you’ll have to take back, plus everything else you’ve collected along the way, so keep it basic! If you don’t use it at home, you probably won’t be using it at University.

    Here’s a few things we think you might want to bring with you:

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  • Posted by Vicky Griffiths , HE Adviser
    September 12, 2016

    How to apply: six suggestions to keep you on track during the application process

    If you’re thinking about starting university in 2017, then it’s time to start thinking about making that all important application. To help make the process a little bit easier, take a look at our six suggestions to keep you on track.

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  • Posted by Vicky Griffiths , HE Adviser
    September 7, 2016

    Food Glorious Food: Eating at University

    If you’re moving in to student accommodation this September, then you’re probably already thinking about where, when and what you are going to eat on Campus. Whether you’re eating in the dining hall, or cooking for yourself for the first time, take a look at our on campus eating guide to find out what’s in store and to pick up some useful tips.

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  • Posted by Vicky Griffiths , HE Adviser
    September 5, 2016

    Supporting you in your Accommodation

    It’s only natural to feel a little apprehensive about moving away from home; but be assured, at the University of Chester you’re in safe hands. To ensure you have a memorable University experience for all the right reasons, we’ll support you every step of the way, even in your University accommodation! Thanks to our Hall Warden scheme, you’ll always have somebody to turn to 24 hours a day.

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    Posted by Jack Mason , HE Adviser
    August 16, 2016

    Look after the pennies, and the pounds will look after themselves!

    You may have heard this line or something similar before, well it’s never been truer than when you’re at University. Budgeting is a key activity that once you get right, can help throughout your life.

    University is about studying hard, as well as having a good time and making new friends, so you’ll need to balance your social life funds, study materials funds and everyday living funds. By the end of your studies, you should be a master at stretching every penny as far as it will go. To help you get started, here are some useful tips:

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  • Posted by Vicky Griffiths , HE Adviser
    August 12, 2016

    Your Guide to A-Level Results Day

    With A-Level results being released this week, it’s understandable to feel a little nervous. For tips on what to do on results day, take a look at our useful guide.  

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  • Posted by Vicky Griffiths , HE Adviser
    August 11, 2016

    Settling in at the University of Chester

    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.

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    Posted by Jack Mason , HE Adviser
    August 5, 2016

    The next step of your University of Chester story

    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.

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