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While the way in which we will deliver some of the services and facilities we provide for our students may have changed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the University of Chester remains fully committed to delivering an excellent range of student support, student services and facilities to enhance your academic study. Details for the 2020/21 academic year will be sent directly to applicants and returning students. Further information can also be found here.

Chester Medieval History
Katherine Wilson
Posted by Dr Katherine Wilson , Senior Lecturer in History
January 20, 2021

An International City: Chester in the Middle Ages

Dr Katherine Wilson, Senior Lecturer in Medieval History at the University of Chester, explains how Chester in the Middle Ages was a thriving, international city, with global trade links.

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Posted by Alexandra Williams
January 19, 2021

Growing mint for wellbeing leads to international recognition

An interest in gardening to boost wellbeing has transformed into an internationally recognised collection preserving endangered plants for an academic at the University of Chester.

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History Christmas Spectacular University of Chester
Tim Grady
Posted by Prof Tim Grady , Professor of History; Programme Leader MRes History
December 17, 2020

The History Christmas Spectacular 2020

To celebrate Christmas, our historians at the University of Chester held a virtual History Christmas Spectacular to get everyone in the festive spirit.

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December 5, 2020

12 Days of Kindness: A Wonderful Way to End A Distinct Year

This International Volunteers Day, Amy Butt, Mentoring Admin Assistant within the Volunteering and Mentoring Team, tells us more about volunteering at Chester.

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Chester's Legacies of Empire
Hannah Ewence
Posted by Dr Hannah Ewence , Senior Lecturer in Modern History; Senior University Teaching Fellow
December 4, 2020

Chester’s Legacies of Empire

Dr Hannah Ewence, Senior Lecturer in the Department of History and Archaeology, brings to light the dark past of a historical figure whose statue stands in Chester.

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History Chester
Tim Grady
Posted by Prof Tim Grady , Professor of History; Programme Leader MRes History
November 5, 2020

Forever in Chester: The Forgotten Germans and the First World War

Ahead of Remembrance Sunday, Prof Tim Grady from the History and Archaeology Department, explains the difficulty in remembering all who died here as a result of WW1.

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student life chester
October 13, 2020

Priyanka’s story: What she loves about Chester

Priyanka, studying MSc Cardiovascular Disease, shares her thoughts about what makes the city of Chester a perfect place for students.

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COVID 19 University
October 8, 2020

COVID-19: What We’ve Learnt in Six Months

Dr Kate Harrison and Dr Gareth Nye of Chester Medical School explain what’s changed since March, bust COVD-19 myths and answer some of the questions we’re all asking.

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Rachel Sinden
Posted by Nan Pickering
September 30, 2020

Enterprising students secure business start-up funding

Entrepreneurial students and graduates have been successful in securing start-up funding to set up in business, courtesy of Santander Universities UK, as part of the University’s Venture Programme.

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The University of Chester Chapel
Posted by Nan Pickering
September 28, 2020

University Chapel to light up for International Recovery Day

The University of Chester’s Chapel will light up in purple on Wednesday, September 30, to show the University’s support for people in, or seeking, recovery from addictions.

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