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The University of Chester is currently home to 20,000 students from 130 countries across the globe!

A student is considered international if their home address is outside of the UK. We recognise that choosing to study abroad is not a decision taken lightly and we want to make sure you feel settled during your studies.

As an International Student you are often dealing with adapting to a new education system, cultural differences in day to day living and you may even be studying in a second language. To ensure your time as an international student at Chester is a success, you will:

  • Be supported upon your arrival in the UK
  • Receive a free UK SIM card
  • Be invited to attend tailored International Student Welcome Sessions
  • Have access to free insessional English support
  • Have access to free Study Skills support
  • Opportunity to join international student trips and integration events
  • Support in dealing with culture shock
  • Access to free wellbeing sessions, including stress busters, food is mood and relaxation sessions
  • Access to a wide range of support on working in the UK, opening UK Bank Account, registering with a UK Doctor and much more!

Find out what some of our current international students have said about studying at Chester.