University of Chester Open Days

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7 June 2022
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If you’re thinking about studying in Chester, one of the best ways to find out if it’s the right place for you is to head over to an open day. It’s a great opportunity to explore the uni campus, meet course leaders and visit the nearby city centre. That’s why we’ve put together this quick guide to help you make the most of University of Chester open days.

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Right here you’ll find some key information about open days in Chester, including the important dates for your diary and anything you may need to look at before the day itself. If you’re new to the world of university open days, we’ll also give you an idea of what to expect from a typical open day so you can go in fully confident and feeling prepared. But it’s important to remember above all that open days are supposed to be fun and an invitation to explore the city you’ll be calling home for a few years, so just try to enjoy it!

While you’re exploring the city, why not stop by our student accommodation in Chester? Both of our residences are under a 15-minute walk away from the uni so they’re easily accessible, and a member of the Collegiate team will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have about our premium accommodation.

University of Chester Undergraduate Open Days

Deciding on a subject area is tough so an open day is a brilliant opportunity to make sure you’re heading in the right direction. At a Chester uni open day you can expect the chance to attend informal information talks and gatherings from course leaders and tutors in your chosen field. As well as the chance to explore the facilities and campus life, you’ll be able to chat to current students and get a real feel for Chester uni student life.

You’ll be able to take tours of the campus, meet the uni’s expert advisors and ask any questions you may have about the application process, student finance, or anything else on your mind about uni. You can explore the university’s student accommodation – that is if you haven’t already decided on our student accommodation in Chester!

Booking is open for University of Chester open days taking place on Saturday November 12th 2022. It’s important to note that if you’re interested in more than one subject area, you must make separate bookings to ensure you get all the correct and relevant information.

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University of Chester Virtual Open Days

If you aren’t able to attend University of Chester open days in person, the next virtual open day will be on Saturday 3rd December 2022. Whether you’re in the comfort of your own home, the local library, or your favourite coffee shop, all you need is a WiFi connection to explore everything Chester uni has to offer. Take a 360° tour of the campus, facilities and academic departments as well as access a bunch of dedicated advice and guidance videos. Not only that, you’ll have the opportunity to join live subject talks and chat with academic staff, lecturers and current students, so you’ll still get a good feel for what student life at Chester is all about.

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University of Chester Postgraduate Open Days

If you’re considering postgraduate study, there’s a host of University of Chester open days for you to choose from, and you can register your interest anytime. The university holds department-specific and campus-wide events throughout the year, including online and virtual events, as well as open days and open evenings.

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Chester open days FAQs

Do I need to have a place at a university in Chester to attend an open day?

Not at all, open days are intended to help students decide on which uni they’d like to go to. In fact, you’re encouraged to attend as many as you can, not just University of Chester open days.

Do I need to book to attend an open day in Chester?

Yes, booking is essential to help the university manage numbers and safety on the day if you’re heading to an in-person event. Booking is still required for virtual events to ensure you’re given the correct login information. You can book University of Chester open days now – and ensure you book separately if you’re interested in multiple subject areas to make sure you’re sent all the correct information and dates.

How do I get to the University of Chester?

The city centre location of University of Chester makes it super easy to get to. You can walk there in just over 20 minutes from Chester train station or catch the number 1A Blacon Pointer bus from outside the train station which takes just under 20 minutes. You can find more detailed directions to the city centre campus and others on the University of Chester website.

When the open day is finished, is there much to do in Chester?

Yes, there’s plenty of fun things to do for students in Chester! It’s a lush city that’s well known for its stunning Roman architecture and heritage so you’ll have plenty of cultural hotspots to visit, including the city walls and the Chester Roman Trail. Take a wander around the city centre shops or head over to Chester Northgate where you’ll find a cinema, host of bars, restaurants and an indoor market. This popular spot also happens to be ideally located practically on the doorstep of our Granary Studios student accommodation in Chester. If you’re staying overnight or making a weekend out of your visit, why not check out our guide to the best bottomless brunch in Chester to get a feel for the city’s food and drink scene.