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University of Chester

The University of Chester is a public university. The university, based on four campuses in Chester, one in Ellesmere Port and one in Warrington, together with a number of NHS and other sites, offers a range of foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate courses, as well as undertaking academic research.


Winner of Storrar Cowdry Prize for Fine Art is mature student

Adam Jones will receive his prize in June

Emma Griffiths, University of Chester fine art and graphic design student

University of Chester to stage annual art and design show

Graduates will be showcasing their work at the Kingsway campus from June 16-22

University of Chester student helps kick racism out of football

Sophie Cowell to join national advisory panel

University of Chester students take on staff on BBC Radio today

Programme is broadcast on Radio 4 on Monday, May 23

An artist's impression of the Protos development in Ince, formerly known as the Ince recovery park

Revised plans for Ince energy-from-waste plant are drawn up

Controversial project would involve 350,000 tonnes of non hazardous waste being brought on each year

Red Arrows arrive over Chester skies ahead of display

Aerobatics squadron arrives in Chester en route to display in Blackpool

Race for SPACE raises £3,000 for charity

Inaugural event was set up by University of Chester student

Niel Gillard, 23, from Ellesmere Port who has been named North West Player of the Year by the Basketball England National Basketball Development League (NBDL). Niel (right) receives his award from Liam Wordsworth, National Leagues and Events Officer for Basketball England. Pic credit: Mansoor Ahmed/Ahmedphotos.

Ellesmere Port basketball star gains regional title

Proud and honoured to have been voted for

Chester Tory women ready to take over after opposition leader steps down

Speculation two women will lead Tory opposition team at CWaC alongside Labour female-led administration

The University Church of England Academy in Ellesmere Port

Job loss fears at University of Chester Academies Trust

Union considering industrial action at troubled academies chain which has schools in Chester, Ellesmere Port and Northwich

University of Chester game designers create Utopian world

Design wins second prize in UK competition

The playing fields in Clifton Drive which have been earmarked for up to 142 homes

Chester 'flood plain' homes plan rejected by inspector

Government inspector says there are less flood prone areas available for new housing

University exhibition brings Ritual and Spectacle to life

Exhibition is at Contemporary Art Space Chester until May 6

English poet, playwright and novelist, Professor Simon Armitage

University of Chester lecture series welcomes acclaimed writer

Professor Simon Armitage will deliver The Professor Glyn Turton Lecture on May 25

The Didengumi Taiko drummers will perform at the University of Chester's Riverside Campus

University of Chester to host taiko drumming performance

The Didengumi Taiko drummers will perform at the university’s Riverside Campus on May 18

University of Chester placed 94th in the country

Chester scored strongly in student satisfaction in Complete University Guide

University of Chester awarded white ribbon status

The University of Chester has become the first university in the north west to gain White Ribbon Status

Julie Barker, chairwoman of The University Caterers Organisation, with Ian White, domestic bursar and director of hospitality and residential services at the University of Chester, who was presented with the Cost Sector Catering University/College Award

University of Chester employee wins national catering award

Ian White dedicates accolade to his team

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Gayle Newland granted permission to appeal fake penis sex conviction

Three judges at the Court of Appeal will hear her legal challenges


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