One of the oldest higher education providers in the UK, The University of Chester offers over 200 degree programmes with a focus on practical learning.
Located across seven sites in Chester, Shrewsbury and Warrington, the university provides a range of courses, including single and combined honour's programmes in a vibrant, safe environment.
Its diverse student community is made up of 15,000 students from 130 countries across the world.
Based on the reviews of 41,000 students across 150 institutions, the university was ranked second-best in the UK for international students at the 2020 Whatuni Student Choice Awards.
Student prospects are enhanced by practical courses, industry placements and overseas opportunities which can last between five weeks and one year. Equipped with the skills and knowledge required for the workplace, 90.4 per cent of its students are employed or in further study upon graduation.
The city of Chester is a modern, cultural, and compact place to live, welcoming over eight million tourists every year. One of eight world-famous British Heritage cities, students are surrounded by fascinating history and beautiful architecture, including ancient Roman walls, the cathedral, Eastgate clock, and a Roman amphitheatre. On the outskirts of the city, students can visit the world-famous Chester Zoo and Cheshire Oaks, the largest retail outlet in the UK.
The city has received several awards including:
- Safest city-based university in North West England (Complete University Guide 2019)
- Top 10 city in the UK (The Telegraph 2018)
- Second most student-friendly city in the UK (The Sun 2019)
Ideally placed in the North West of England, students are less than an hour away from Manchester and Liverpool. Both London and the beautiful Welsh coast and mountains are also just two hours away by train.