University Of Chester

Chester University was founded in 1839 by a former Archbishop of Canterbury, The Earl of Denby and the former Prime Minister William Gladstone and was the first University to be purpose built for the professional training of teachers.

Today the University offers Foundation, Undergraduate ,Postgraduate and Research degrees over 447 courses over two main campuses, Chester and Warrington. The University also provides short courses for continuing professional development, work based learning and as they are part of the International Student Exchange Programme some students can study abroad. More information about the courses the university offers and studying abroad can be found on the university website.

Accommodation for students is available at both the Chester and Warrington campus and range from self catering to full board. More details about the Universities accommodation can be found here.

The University has term times running from September – June with Graduation ceremonies in March and September.

The University has over 16,800 students who come from all four corners of the globe!

The main campus sites for the university are as follows:

– The Chester Campus : The main campus close to Chester City Centre

– The Warrington Campus: Which focuses on both Public Sector and Creative Industries

– Kingsway Buildings: A new purpose built site for the Arts located in Chester

– Various NHS Trust Sites: For Nursing and Midwifery clinical placements

– Burton Manor: Short courses and Atelier support, located just outside Chester

The main faculties of the University are listed below:

-Art and Media

-Social Sciences

-Health and Social Care

-Education and Childrens Services

– Applied Sciences


-Business, Enterprise and Lifelong Learning.

Contact details for the university can be found below:

Website: http://www.chester.ac.uk/

Email address: enquiries@chester.ac.uk

Chester Main Campus Address : Parkgate Road, Chester ,CH1 4BJ

Chester Main Campus Telephone Number : 01244 511000

Warrington Main Campus Address : Crab Lane, Warrington,WA2 0DB

Warrington Main Campus Telephone Number : 01925 530000