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University of Chester

University of Chester

Established in 1839, the University of Chester is one of the oldest higher education institutions in the UK

Throughout our 178-year history, we have always been proud of our traditions and of our concern for the individual, as well as our ability to keep pace with the demands of a constantly changing world.

As an outward and forward-looking institution, our desire to recruit ambitious and talented international students is as strong as ever. We are home to more than 20,000 students from 130 countries worldwide and based on the reviews of international students; we are ranked in the top ten UK universities (WhatUni? Student Choice Awards 2017).

The University was recently awarded silver status by the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework confirming our high-quality teaching and learning standards.

As an international student at the University of Chester, you can look forward to an excellent level of education and benefit from state-of-the-art facilities. With hundreds of courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree level across eight academic faculties, we are confident that you will find a course to satisfy your thirst for knowledge.

There are more than 100 active societies and sports teams running at the University, many of which are internationally focused meaning the opportunities to make new friends are endless. Chester is a modern and contemporary city, rich in history and culture and will be at the heart of your University experience.

There are many reasons to study at the University of Chester:

  • Ranked as the safest city-based University in the North West of England three years in a row (Complete University Guide 2016)
  • 95.3% graduate employment rate (DLHE 2016)
  • International and Merit Based Scholarships available to international students
  • Ranked in the top ten for academic experience and top 15 for overall student experience (Times Higher Education 2017)
  • Courses accredited by professional bodies
  • Associations with multinational businesses
  • Work Based Learning module for undergraduate students
  • Guaranteed accommodation for international students*
  • Campuses walking distance from Chester city centre
  • Chester voted 5th prettiest city in Europe (USA Today 2016)
  • Chester voted 5th best place to live in Britain (Sunday Times 2016)
  • Conveniently located within one hour of Manchester and Liverpool.

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