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NHS Check In And Chat Volunteer, Franceska Shollo.
May 7, 2020

Student volunteer lends a friendly ear to the lonely

A University of Chester student is reaching out to her local community, in spite of lockdown restrictions.

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Dr Holly White
May 6, 2020

Academic considers the impact of COVID-19 on the West Cheshire Foodbank

An academic and a former student of the University of Chester are asking for those who can, to help support the West Cheshire Foodbank.

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Stephanie Watkins (image taken in 2019)
May 4, 2020

‘Make sure you’re getting enough vitamin D’ say University academics

Experts at the University of Chester are encouraging everyone to make sure they get enough vitamin D during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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May 1, 2020

Chester Vixens launch NHS fund-raising appeal

Six-times national champions, Chester Vixens, have turned cheerleaders for the NHS and launched a fund-raising campaign to honour three of their members.

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May 1, 2020

Students take an ‘animated’ approach to Radio 4’s Short Cuts

Artistic students at the University of Chester have been inspired by a national radio broadcast to create beautiful pieces of animation.

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April 30, 2020

Student in “lockdown” turns virtual globe-trotter

A “locked-down” University of Chester student has become a global tourist, contributing to a conservation project from the safety of her own home.

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April 30, 2020

Producing face visors for frontline healthcare workers

Staff at the University’s Thornton Science Park have been involved in several projects to produce protective face shields for NHS and social care workers across Cheshire, Merseyside and North Wales.

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volunteering opportunities
April 30, 2020

Student Volunteering Opportunities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Find out about the kinds of virtual volunteering opportunities you can get involved with at the University of Chester.

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Professor Lynne Kennedy
April 29, 2020

Food poverty expert considers National Food Service need

A national expert in food poverty has questioned whether now is the time to establish a National Food Service to ensure that there is sufficient food for all people, at all times.

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April 27, 2020

Bringing the teaching of education into the virtual world

Classrooms may be currently closed, but Education professionals from across the region and beyond are being offered free development workshops by the University of Chester.

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