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Christmas lights
Posted by Sarah Markillie , HE Adviser
December 10, 2018

Christmas in Chester 2018

Christmas in Chester is always a magical time. The nights start drawing in and it’s time for our students to hand in their assignments and celebrate with their friends and family.

Christmas tree
Posted by Dr Paul Flanagan , Senior Lecturer in English Language
December 5, 2018

An Expert Explains ... The Origins of Christmas Words

The word Christmas came into English shortly after the Norman conquest, and grew out of the festival then referred to as ‘Christ’s mass’: the Christian tradition of taking holy communion/

Hoole Christmas lights
Posted by Dr Julia Bennett , Lecturer in Sociology
December 5, 2018

An Expert Explains ... The Sociology of Christmas Spirit

Hoole, a suburb a mile north of Chester Cross, was lit up for the nineteenth year in a row on Saturday 24th November.

Graduation 2018
Posted by Sarah Markillie , HE Adviser
November 16, 2018

Graduation Celebrations 2018

Graduation is one of our favourite times of the academic year because it means we get to celebrate the success and achievements of our students.

Cassy Grandidge
Posted by Cassy Grandidge , HE Adviser
October 31, 2018

Why going to university isn't as scary as you think it'll be

Starting university can seem like a daunting time, however, in this blog, third year Psychology student Caitlin Youd tackles the myths about going to university and why it isn’t as scary as you think it will be.

Lizzy Deery
Posted by Lizzy Deery , Lecturer in Exercise Physiology, PhD Candidate- Occupational Sedentary Behaviour & Health.
October 30, 2018

Five Things to Consider Before Applying for a Nutrition and Exercise Science Degree



Posted by Dr Tom Butler , Senior Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics
October 30, 2018

Where Could a Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics Lead You?

A degree in Nutrition and Dietetics can lead to a career as a registered dietitian, working in a variety of roles within the fields of nutrition and health.

Posted by Chantal Bradburn , Widening Participation Officer​
October 23, 2018

UCAS: Writing Your Personal Statement

Personal statements can be tricky. Summing up your personal qualities, interests, academic achievements and work experience in one short page often feels daunting. However, with a few easy techniques, you can get that UCAS application form done and dusted.

Posted by Helen Clayfield , Programme Leader for Accounting and Finance
October 23, 2018

Accounting and Finance - Make Your Degree Count

If you’re considering a degree in Accounting and Finance, it’s worth doing a bit of research into the different courses available and what that will mean for your degree experience and career prospects.

River Dee
Posted by Sarah Markillie , HE Adviser
October 22, 2018

Autumn in Chester

Autumn is a great time to get out and explore Chester. Wrap up and make the most of the sunny days before winter sets in.