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Attending an Open Day allows you to get a good overall feel for a university and its location, but it’s also useful to think ahead about what exactly you want to get out of the day.

Some of our students have shared their memories of attending Open Days at Chester, and how this helped them with applying for university. We asked them to share their top tips for getting the most out of an Open Day.

Abigail Parker

BN (Hons) Mental Health Nursing

From the Open Day and the Interview Day I felt valued and respected by all members of staff.

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Ashley Griffiths

BSc (Hons) Conservation Biology

Chester had everything I needed to have the best experience while at university.

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Cherise Ze Li TSEN

BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

Out of the few universities offering my chosen course, the University of Chester had very good reviews by the students.

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Christopher Herbert

BA (Hons) Popular Music Performance

The lecturers have experience in the professional world, so they know what I need to learn in order to succeed in a professional industry.

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Germán Alemán

BA (Hons) English Language and Education Studies

It seemed like the perfect fit for me and I don’t regret my decision.

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Lauren Hey

BA (Hons) English Literature

The staff and students in the department made me feel at ease.

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Reace Edwards

MEng Chemical Engineering

The chance to view the campus facilities, especially for a course like mine which includes lab and IT rooms, was also invaluable.

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Stephen Davies

BSc (Hons) Physics

Talking to other students on similar courses to my own gave me an insight into student life, particularly as a mature student.

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