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  • December 2, 2020

    The End is Nigh… Meeting the UCAS Application Deadline

    Our UCAS application checklist is designed to help students ensure they have included all of the personal statement essentials before submitting for final review by teachers or advisors.

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  • November 25, 2020

    Estranged Student Solidarity Week

    Monday 23rd November-Friday 27th November is Estranged Student Solidarity Week. In this post we share information about support for estranged students at the University of Chester.

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    November 24, 2020

    Cyber Choices

    Find out how the 'Cyber Choices' programme can help young people with computer skills to find rewarding careers in cyber.

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  • November 5, 2020

    Teachers & Advisors Newsletter - Autumn 2020

    The autumn issue of our HE newsletter contains a range of useful material about current university activity, key information and events.

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  • November 2, 2020

    Diary of an Outreach Practitioner

    In the fourth installment about life in our Outreach Team, Schools and Colleges Liaison Assistant Helen Walker talks about going back to school with a 'new normal'.

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    October 27, 2020

    National Care Leavers Week 2020

    National Care Leavers' Week, 26th October to 1st November 2020, celebrates care leavers across the UK. We've outlined the support offered by the University of Chester to our Care Experienced Students.

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    October 22, 2020

    An Introduction to Higher Education

    Whether you have always wanted to go to University or have just started exploring Higher Education opportunities, our introduction to Higher Education gives an overview of useful information.

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  • October 15, 2020

    Long Read: Widening Participation: Past, Present and Future

    Widening Particiaption Officer Helen Cooper takes and in-depth look at the initiative that seeks to bring more fairness to the world of Higher Education.

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    October 12, 2020

    Thinking about GCSE Options

    Schools and Colleges Liaison Assistant Zoe Lee has compiled some useful questions for pupils to consider when thinking about making GCSE option choices.

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  • October 9, 2020

    World Mental Health Day

    Widening Participation Officer Helen Cooper has complied some tips for maintaining your mental wellbeing, links to support oganisations and careers information.

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  • Year 9 secondary school pupils learning about university courses and future opportunities.
    October 5, 2020

    Online Outreach Engagement: Can we have the same impact?

    As Outreach engagement takes on a 'new normal' Emma Gillis, Widening Participation Officer asks whether online delivery can have the same impact as face to face interactions in schools and colleges.

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  • September 25, 2020

    Social Mobility

    Widening Participation Office Isabel Leah explores the role that universities play in aiding social mobility.

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