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Posted by Sarah Markillie , HE Adviser
July 15, 2016

Pokemon Go: Why is the game so popular?

Pokémon Go has taken the world by storm. So what did we do, grab our smartphones of course and tried to catch as many Pokémon as we could! We soon discovered that there were lots to catch on our Parkgate Road Campus, Riverside Campus and in Chester city centre. For anyone that has made it to level 5 already, you might want to know that our Parkgate Road Campus has two gyms, one at the Binks Building and another at Senate House.

Posted by Annabelle Davies , Content Coordinator
July 14, 2016

Green Chester, and green futures

Our award-winning Green Chester is run by the Sustainability Unit at the University of Chester, and aims to ensure that the University of Chester leads by example, putting sustainability at the heart of decision making and service delivery.

The University of Chester is proud to have Fairtrade University status, and our goal is to embed sustainability throughout our campuses, communities, cultures and curriculum.

What we’re currently doing

Posted by Annabelle Davies , Content Coordinator
July 11, 2016

Introducing our Riverside Campus

Home to subjects within the faculties of Education and Children’s Services and Health and Social Care, Riverside Campus is just a 20 minute walk from the Parkgate Road Campus, and is minutes from the lively city centre and the River Dee.

A vocational site

Posted by Ben McGee , Marketing & Recruitment Assistant - Warrington Office
July 8, 2016

Introducing our Warrington Campus

With its excellent facilities, easily accessible location and, most importantly, its real sense of community, the Warrington Campus will quickly turn in to your home away from home.

Posted by Vicky Griffiths , Senior Marketing & Recruitment Coordinator
July 7, 2016

World Population Day: Understanding our planet

With World Population Day taking place, the importance of global population issues has been brought to the forefront. With approximately four births every second, the world’s population is growing at a rapid rate; bringing with it far-reaching implications for generations to come. So what does this mean for our planet?

Posted by Annabelle Davies , Content Coordinator
July 7, 2016

Love events and festivals? Why not make them a part of your course!

The world famous Glastonbury festival has been and gone for another year. With a huge selection of musical and artistic talent coming together to perform at one significant location, it’s an iconic festival visited by thousands of people, and watched by millions more.

If you’re passionate about events and festivals, then why not consider one of these degree routes?

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

Introducing our Queen's Park Campus

At the University of Chester, we’re keen for you to have an engaging and supportive learning experience. One of the ways in which we do this, is by having specialised teaching sites suited to your course needs. One of our most recent developments was the Queen's Park Campus.

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

Picking the right University for you

Once you’ve made up your mind about what course you want to study, it’s time to start thinking about where you are going to study it. With so many universities to choose from, how do you decide which one is right for you? From learning, to lifestyle there are lots of things to consider. Take a look through this blog for some useful tips on making that all-important decision.

Posted by Shai Vure , HE Adviser
June 22, 2016

EU Referendum: Looking behind the headlines

With constant media coverage, the EU Referendum has been the topic on everybody’s mind and for both our Politics and International Relations students, it’s been a huge topic of debate. If, like them, this topic has had you hooked, then why not consider one of these degree routes?

Posted by Annabelle Davies , Content Coordinator
June 16, 2016

Storyhouse: Chester's new £37m cultural centre

If you're interested in performing arts, you may be excited to learn about the developments happening in Chester. Due to be completed at the end of 2016, the RE:NEW project will see Chester's 1936 Odeon building transformed into a brand new cultural centre, providing a blend of theatre, music, dance, literature and cinema in what will be a fusion of library and performing arts space.

Exciting plans ahead!