A CHESTER man has been awarded a first class degree by Lancaster University.

Matthew Green, of Mickle Trafford, graduated with a BSc (Hons) in business studies.

He will now work as an associate for Deloitte in their entrepreneurial business division.

Upton High School student Matthew was awarded the British Council Scholarship for Excellence in his second year which was at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

He was also a member of the university rowing club and won the north of England rowing event for the novice category.