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Posted by Vicky Griffiths , HE Adviser
October 21, 2016

Missed our Open Days? You can still visit us

If you’re currently sorting out your UCAS application and university choices, there’s a good chance you’ve been doing the Open Day rounds lately; getting out and about and visiting different universities up and down the country. Visiting in person is definitely the best way to suss out what a university is like and whether it could be for you. However, it can be difficult trying to fit everything in at this time of year!

Posted by Vicky Griffiths , HE Adviser
October 18, 2016

Build your own road to Rio

A degree in Sports Journalism could be your ticket to the biggest sporting events around the world. Which is exactly what happened to current student Oli Osborne, who recently struck gold with a dream internship covering the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro. Take a read through his story to see what he got up to, and discover what a degree in Sports Journalism could mean for you.

Posted by Vicky Griffiths , HE Adviser
October 18, 2016

If you like the sound of Chester, you might love the idea of Shrewsbury

You may have read about University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) already, or you may have even visited Shrewsbury itself, but perhaps you are still uncertain as to what the new University Centre is all about and why we’re excited about it…

Posted by Vicky Griffiths , HE Adviser
October 4, 2016

Unleash your wild side at Chester

Today is World Animal Day; the perfect day to show off your best pet snaps whilst raising awareness of animal welfare standards around the globe. If you’re an animal lover (and let’s face it, who isn’t?) then you might be interested to know that at Chester we offer a number of animal related degrees. Take a look at our courses below: 

 

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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:

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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