University of Chester
Chester | North West England
Ucas code: C55
What students say about this university509 comments (143 students)
On my course I am in uni 3 days a week giving plenty of time to either have a job or time to do my coursework Because my course...
On my course I am in uni 3 days a week giving plenty of time to either have a job or time to do my coursework Because my course is computer related , research is easy to do because it is all online and I don't have to worry about getting the books from a library The feedback from the teachers is okay The course facilities are amazing, The computers are brand new up to date,×
Seminars were not as stimulating as i had hope, the quality of them often varied depending on the effort/interest of the tutor.Report
student union bar is very good, social clubs are good, library is open all hoursReport
student union Prices in on site bar and shopReport
Halls are the best way to integrate into student life as most are right in the middle of campus. Wide variety of halls and...
Halls are the best way to integrate into student life as most are right in the middle of campus. Wide variety of halls and catering options to choose from. Halls are quite outdated but have all the essential facilities.×
I don't drink all that much compared to a lot of people I know, but I've found that there are lots of places to find a cheap...
I don't drink all that much compared to a lot of people I know, but I've found that there are lots of places to find a cheap drink - you just have to look around a bit. You'll develop favourites anyway, so you may find that cost isn't always high on your list of priorities when you're out. That said, in freshers' week and for some time afterwards, I did spend over 50 a night - when I do drink, I do it well! Anyway, there are a variety of supermarkets around Chester (I am devoutly loyal to Tesco, myself). Food from the uni does seem to be pretty extortionate, even with student discounts. I recommend against frequenting the refectories! Chester is a great community and there are usually plenty of part-time jobs going for the willing student, although you may find you have to travel a bit. That said, Chester's a small city with fairly good transportation, so any travelling shouldn't be too bad.×
How students describe this university
Overall student satisfaction88%
of students are very or quite satisfied with this university
Number of students14,740
students attended last year
Undergraduate / Postgraduate73%
of students are undergrads
Full-time / Part-time31%
of students are part-time
Male / Female65%
of students are female
Young / Mature24%
of students aged over 21
UK / Non-UK8%
of students here are from outside the UK
Student union satisfaction75%
of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union
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