The University of Chester is one of the oldest higher education providers in the country, recently celebrating its 175th anniversary. We have over 18,000 students from over 130 countries worldwide, and with hundreds of courses at foundation, undergraduate, postgraduate and research level, we are confident you will find a course to satisfy your thirst for knowledge.
Our learning facilities are state of the art, with modern laboratories, rehearsal and production studios, and high-tech lecture theatres, all your study needs will be met.
Recently voted the 5th prettiest city in Europe (USA Today 2016) and 6th best city in the UK (Telegraph Travel Awards 2014), the city of Chester is at the heart of your University experience!
Chester is a modern and contemporary city, rich in history and culture. One of eight world famous British Heritage cities, Chester welcomes over eight million tourists each year with a wide variety of attractions. Ideally placed in the North West of England, it is less than an hour from Manchester and Liverpool, just a two hour direct train journey to London and close to both the beautiful Welsh coast and mountains.
Enjoy a cruise on the river, a day at the races or our annual music festival. Visits the UK’s largest zoo, shark dive in the aquarium or celebrate the festivities in the Christmas markets. Participate in a cycle race, marathon or parade. Shop at the unique Chester Rows galleries or try one of our many international and award winning restaurants. Whatever your interests, come and experience it here in Chester!
Our 5* Careers and Employability Service helps students make informed career planning decisions through a variety of workshops and various events throughout the year. This has resulted in our graduates ranking as the most employable in North West England with a 95.1% graduate employability rate (DLHE 2015). Our practical work based learning placements for all undergraduates provides the opportunity to spend five weeks working for a host organisation.
International students are guaranteed university accommodation. Accommodations prices vary depending on budget and can include ensuite, kitchen and lounge options. Will include 24hour security, Free Wi-Fi and cleaning.
Our international welfare team will assist with your induction and help you settle in. They offer support for any personal, social, academic or financial issues throughout your time with us.