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Posted by Vicky Griffiths , HE Adviser
January 31, 2017

Swapping Classroom for Boardroom for Industry Success

If you’re thinking about a career in business, then a vocationally orientated business degree is a good place to start. When deciding where to study your degree there are lots of options to pick from, so it’s important that you pick the right one for you that will really help you stand out in the competitive job market. At the University of Chester we recognise the importance of not only furthering your academic potential, but also preparing you for employment after graduation.

Posted by Vicky Griffiths , HE Adviser
January 27, 2017

From Roman Walls to the Great Wall of China

As a language student at the University of Chester, you have the fantastic opportunity to travel abroad where you can fully immerse yourself in the language and culture of your chosen country. With Chinese New Year taking place tomorrow, we spoke to final year Modern Languages student Jordan Marshall to find out about his experience swapping Chester’s Roman Walls for the Great Wall of China.

Posted by Vicky Griffiths , HE Adviser
January 26, 2017

Top Tips for Your Art & Design Portfolio Interview

With interview season well and truly underway, we thought it might be helpful to give you our top five tips for preparing for your portfolio interview.

Posted by Vicky Griffiths , HE Adviser
January 23, 2017

Applicant Day Checklist

If you’ve already booked, or are thinking of attending an Applicant Day, we look forward to welcoming you soon!

Attending an Applicant Day is a great way to find out more about where you are going to be studying and what to do next. To help you get the most out of your visit, take a look at our handy checklist of things to consider before and during the day.

Posted by Vicky Griffiths , HE Adviser
January 12, 2017

Missed the Application Deadline?

If you missed the 15th January application deadline don’t panic. Missing the deadline doesn’t mean your chance of going to university in 2017 is over. You’ll be pleased to know that there is still time for you to apply. If you're still thinking about applying to university, here's what you'll need do.  

Posted by Vicky Griffiths , HE Adviser
January 12, 2017

Why Visit Us on an Applicant Day?

If you’ve been offered a place on one of our undergraduate courses, then you can now book a place on to one of our upcoming Applicant Days. Whilst you may have already visited us on an Open Day or campus tour, it’s still worth visiting on an Applicant Day to get a better, more informed idea of whether the University of Chester is right for you.

Posted by Vicky Griffiths , HE Adviser
January 4, 2017

What next in 2017

Happy New Year!

Now the winter break has been and gone it's time to really kick start your university journey (if you haven't already). Over the following months you’ll need to make a number of important decisions. To make sure you know exactly what to do and when to do it, take a look at our brief guide to what’s next in 2017.

Posted by Vicky Griffiths , HE Adviser
December 9, 2016

Your Application Checklist

You should be aware by now that the deadline for sending your application to UCAS is Sunday 15th January 2017.  If you haven’t already done it, this gives you roughly 5 weeks to get it all sorted. Putting your application together for university has several elements to it, so it’s important that you give yourself enough time to get it all done to a standard that you’re happy with.

Posted by Vicky Griffiths , HE Adviser
December 8, 2016

The Why, What, How and Where of studying Business or Management

If you’re thinking about studying a Business or Management related degree, there are a lot of options available to you. To make sure you pick the right one, take a look at our useful tips.

Posted by Vicky Griffiths , HE Adviser
November 28, 2016

Digital Photography: looking behind the lens

Digital Photography is a dynamic medium within the creative industry and one of the most dominant forces in shaping and defining contemporary society. As a Digital Photography student, you’ll have the opportunity to develop your practical skills, whilst gaining an understanding of relevant theory to prepare you for work in the photographic industry. To find out more about Digital Photography at the University of Chester, take a look at our interview with Programme Leader Mike Pumford.