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The University is fully committed to ensuring all employees are given the relevant knowledge, skills and experience to enable them to perform their work effectively, and to develop fully their expertise and potential.

The University seeks to maintain a highly skilled, highly motivated and professional workforce, and to foster a supportive environment. I wish you a long and prosperous career working for the University of Chester. A Distinctive student experience – We are committed to providing rich and stimulating intellectual learning environments in which students can achieve their full potential.

Supported by relevant, purposeful curricula, personalised learning experiences and cutting-edge learning technologies, our students are recognised nationally and internationally because they have high ethical standards and respect for others and they demonstrate a range of attributes including knowledge and critical thinking; leadership, initiative and teamwork and effective communication skills. We are consistently ranked amongst the top universities in the North West for graduate employability.

Achieving success through our people – An ‘Employer of Choice’ and achiever of the Investors in People Gold Ward, the University recognises that its key to success is the talent and commitment of its 1,600 employees. We seek to recruit the highest calibre of staff and to recognise and reward their efforts in helping the University achieve its corporate objectives. We offer a diverse and inclusive working community and encourage engagement and wellbeing.

Staff combine their considerable talents and experience to achieve excellence in many fields and make the University an enriching and supportive place to study. Our research portfolio contains both work that is leading edge of its subject discipline and research which brings about changes to policy, practice and services which benefit the economic, social and cultural well-being of our region and the wider community.