University of Chester Open Days 2023

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7 June 2022

Last Updated 27th February 2024

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 the 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 2023

The University of Chester has a range of open days coming up across its various campuses, these are as follows:

  • Saturday 10th June 2023 – Chester locations
  • Wednesday 7th June – University Centre Warrington
  • Thursday 25th May 2023 – University Centre Shrewsbury
  • No dates scheduled – University Centre Birkenhead

You can book on to the relevant open day by clicking here, and entering the course or subject area you are interested in. This will direct you to the date/s of interest to you.

The university also runs Open Days every November, but their 2023 dates have yet to be announced – this blog will be updated with the dates once they are available to book or you can rregister your interest direct with the university.

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University of Chester Virtual Open Days 2023

The University of Chester run virtual events throughout that gives you the perfect opportunity to sample life at the uni from the comfort of your own home. Virtual events include “Kitchen Sessions” that provide a taste of life at Chester Uni, Drop-In Q&A sessions so you can ask those burning questions and Virtual Campus Tours.

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University of Chester Postgraduate Open Days 2023

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. These can be booked on the website.

Upcoming postgraduate open days are:

  • Thursday 25th May 2023 – Univesity Centre Shrewburys
  • Wednesday 7th June 2023 – University Centre Warrington
  • Saturday 10th June 2023 – Chester locations

There are also subject/course-specific postgraduate events, with more information available here.

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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.