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Bornean orangutans are among the many species being pushed to the brink of extinction by unsustainable oil palm plantations
July 1, 2020

University Careers staff celebrate zoo adoption

Staff from the Careers and Employability team at the University of Chester are celebrating the addition of a very special new team member.

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Dr Min Ge at the Gay Games, Paris 2018
June 30, 2020

Chester academic joins Committee for the Federation of Gay Games

An academic at the University has joined the Committee of a worldwide sporting event which promotes equality for all, and in particular for LGBTQ+ people throughout the world.  

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Lindsey Nicholls and her kit bags
June 30, 2020

Volunteers make a difference during the pandemic

With communities pulling together to help at this time of international crisis, staff from across the University have been playing their part – and giving their time - in the response to COVID-19.

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Promotional image from the Concha Colomer Summer Symposium.
June 26, 2020

Professor to explore community’s role in health care at international symposium

A national expert in food poverty and public health is helping organise an international symposium considering the future role of health promotion after COVID-19.

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June 24, 2020

World beating exam success for Accounting and Finance Graduate Katie

A graduate has been awarded the highest mark in the world for her final exam in a professional accounting qualification.

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Sondra Butterworth with Alan Thomas, Founder of Ataxia and Me. Ataxia is a rare neurological disease. Sondra also volunteers for Ataxia and Me.  (They are pictured before lockdown, at the Rare Disease Day Senedd Reception in Cardiff, on February 25)
June 23, 2020

Doctorate student joins international panel of experts

A PhD student at the University has joined an international panel of experts, who are working to improve the lives of people living with a rare disease across Europe. 

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June 22, 2020

Inventive Events Management students hold a virtual raffle for charity

GinMistic Events, a group of five Events Management students studying at the University of Chester, has raised over £1,100 for The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity, via a virtual raffle.

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June 18, 2020

Student pen pals reach out to vulnerable people living under lockdown

A pen pal project to befriend people living with dementia has seen 100 students reach out to care home residents living under lockdown.

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Some of the winners of the 1839 awards.
June 17, 2020

Online awards recognise dedication of University staff

The hard work and dedication of members of staff at the University of Chester have been celebrated at a special online event organised by Chester Students’ Union (CSU).

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