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University of Chester

City Campus

Ucas code: C55

Founded in 1839, the University of Chester is one of the oldest higher education institutions in the country. The University offers an extensive range of single and combined honours courses to over 20,000 students across a number of specialist sites. Committed to creating an outstanding learning experience, the University also provides countless extracurricular opportunities that enable students to develop themselves into a distinctive and highly employable graduates.
Source:Chester Students' Union

How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Diverse local nightlife

59%

MED

Creative

57%

LOW

Political

48%

LOW

Sporty

70%

MED

Varied union activities

70%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
Average graduate salary £18.5k LOW
% of graduates in work or further study 96% MED
Student satisfaction score 81% HIGH

Number of students

14,371

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

72%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

27%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

31%

of students are male

Young / Mature

20%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

6%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

Dialog 356 comments (103 students)
    • Accomodation

      No difficulties, chose to make the decision as most other first years had

      2018, 1st year

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    • Accomodation

      Good

      2018, 1st year, Business Studies Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Accomodation

      Google

      2018, 1st year, Business Studies Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Support

      They helped a bit but was not able to help with much funding

      2018, 1st year, Business Studies Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Support

      Not seeked financial help from university.

      2018, 2nd year

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    • Scholarship

      My friends automatically received a bursary of £200 in December and I didn’t receive one so I called the uni up and I was also...

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      2018, 1st year, Training Teachers Primary

      Scholarship

      My friends automatically received a bursary of £200 in December and I didn’t receive one so I called the uni up and I was also entitled to it so I recieved the same payment. Not sure what it was for though.

      2018, 1st year, Training Teachers Primary

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