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University of Chester

University of Chester

United Kingdom
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About the University

The University of Chester is a research university located in the northern city of Chester. It is the 5th oldest higher education establishment in England.

The university has a very active international exchange programme which is popular with its over 14000 students. It holds a Silver TEF Award, and was ranked joint 61st university in the UK in the 2021 Times and Sunday Times University Rankings.

Rankings

1001+th
Times Higher Education Rankings
81st
Guardian Academic Rankings

Campus Life

The university offers a range of accommodation options for its students. These include full board, self-catered and self-catered studio flats. There are also partner halls of residence in Chester and Shrewsbury that offer a mix of studios and self-catered en-suite flats. 

All university accommodation comes fully furnished and includes bills, cleaning and broadband at no extra cost.

There are a range of specialist facilities on campus, including state-of-the-art laboratories and the Broomhead Library. There are also teaching and learning spaces, green spaces and a sports centre.


Facilities


Student life

The Students' Union run over 110 societies and sports clubs. They also manage a range of shops and bars on campus. Chester is a small historical town, full of stunning architecture and on the doorstep of the Peak District. 

Known for its excellent shopping, hospitality and restaurants, it is also only a short commute to the busy cities of Liverpool and Manchester. The north Wales countryside is easily accessible by road and public t

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Alumni

Duffy (singer), Alan Emery (geneticist), Rob Wotton (TV presenter), Matt Greenhalgh (director and screenwriter), George Courtney MBE (referee), John Carleton (sportsman)

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