The University of Chester is one of the oldest providers of higher education in the country, with our academic roots stretching back to the early 19th century. Founded in 1839 by a group of prominent local figures, which included Britainâ€™s greatest 19th century Prime Minister, William Gladstone, we pre-date all but a handful of other English universities.
However, at Chester, change is as important as tradition. During our 168-year history, our fundamental mission of educating students for careers of service has continued to evolve and develop, and we have established a broad range of degree choices, which offer our students a high quality experience in a modern and supportive environment.
The University has two campuses, set approximately 25 miles apart, connected by a free shuttle bus service. Our Chester campus is the primary location of undergraduate teaching for a broad range of courses in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Applied Sciences, the Arts, Teacher Training, Nursing, Midwifery and Law, while our Warrington campus is the main site for the thriving courses that address the need for well ...
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