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Professor Tim Wheeler
January 10, 2019

University of Chester's Vice-Chancellor to retire

One of the UK’s longest-serving vice-chancellors has announced that he will be retiring at the end of 2019, aged 69, after more than two decades at the helm and having overseen one of the most prolific and progressive periods in the institution’s 180 year history.

Professor Howard Williams speaking at the TAG conference
January 9, 2019

Archaeological conference success at Chester

More than 400 delegates from around the world descended on the University of Chester for an international archaeology conference.

January 8, 2019

Students sleep out to support the homeless

Students at the University of Chester have raised over £2,500 for charity through a sponsored ‘sleep out’.

December 21, 2018

University’s Orchestral Society spreads festive cheer with charity events

The University of Chester Orchestral Society has raised over £800 this festive season, hosting  two events to raise money for its chosen charities, Marie Curie and Nordoff Robbins.

The unveiling of the centenary banner celebrating 100 years of votes for women in Chester.
December 20, 2018

Celebrating 100 years of votes for women at the University of Chester

Around 100 people celebrated 100 years of votes for women at the University of Chester at the weekend.

December 20, 2018

Graduate puts his career in the fast lane by winning national photography competition

A University of Chester graduate has won a national motorsport photography competition.

December 20, 2018

University of Chester graduate’s basketball success

A University of Chester graduate is playing his first basketball season abroad, after signing a professional contract with an Italian team.

Left to right: Professor Joe Howe, Paul Vernon (both University of Chester), Rita Wadey, Professor John Loughhead (both BEIS), Vice-Chancellor Professor Tim Wheeler and Garfield Southall (University of Chester).
December 19, 2018

Government's Chief Scientific Adviser visits Thornton Science Park.

One of the Government’s Chief Scientific Advisers recently paid a visit to the University of Chester’s Thornton Science Park, to find out more about the North West’s bid to be the UK’s primary hydrogen economy, and about the University’s progressive work investigating the clean energy potential of hydrogen.

December 19, 2018

University’s Green teams win sustainability award

Two ‘Green’ teams at the University of Chester have been recognised at a national Green Impact awards ceremony.

Dr Eghosa Ekhator.
December 19, 2018

Law lecturer uses academic expertise to support sustainable development in Nigeria

A lecturer in Law at the University of Chester is working with academics in Nigeria, to help the country in its efforts to meet the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.