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Posted by Vicky Griffiths , Senior Marketing & Recruitment Coordinator
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:

Posted by Vicky Griffiths , Senior Marketing & Recruitment Coordinator
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.

Posted by Vicky Griffiths , Senior Marketing & Recruitment Coordinator
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.

Posted by Vicky Griffiths , Senior Marketing & Recruitment Coordinator
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.

Jack Mason
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:

Posted by Vicky Griffiths , Senior Marketing & Recruitment Coordinator
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.  

Posted by Vicky Griffiths , Senior Marketing & Recruitment Coordinator
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.

Jack Mason
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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Posted by Sarah Markillie , HE Adviser
August 3, 2016

Preparing for the Clearing phone call

Making the Clearing phone call is perhaps your biggest obstacle when it comes to securing a place at university, but don’t panic! To help make your experience as stress-free as possible, take a look at our following tips:

Posted by Vicky Griffiths , Senior Marketing & Recruitment Coordinator
August 1, 2016

Keeping Active at University

The countdown to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games is well underway. Watched by millions all over the world, it’s just another example of the global appreciation of sport and how large scale sporting events can encourage even the most unlikely athletes to get active. If you’re a sporting enthusiast who wants to keep active whilst at university, take a look at the ways in which the University of Chester can help you do just that.

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