History, Affiliations and Rankings
The University of Chester was founded in 1839 and is a public university in Chester, England in the United Kingdom. The University of Chester began as a teacher training college and grew into what is now known as the University of Chester. Prime Minister William Gladstone and the Earl of Derby, as well as a well-known former Archbishop of Canterbury, established it. The university serves as a member of the Cathedrals Group, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the North West Universities Association, and Universities UK. The school was praised in a 2010 audit by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for its noteworthy practises in guaranteeing standards and improving the quality of learning opportunities and supportive relationships. The university is ranked #1001+ as per THE World University Rankings 2021 and #1201+ in THE World University Rankings 2022.
Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses
Located in Cheshire, the University of Chester is a public school with 6 campuses stretched over 32 acres with beautiful Victorian and modern buildings. It is the fifth oldest established university in England and received full university status in 2005. It is a well-appreciated university with various facilities and advancements for students. Other campuses are likewise well-equipped with a suitable study environment. It provides a variety of foundation, bachelor's, and master's degree programmes. There are also MPhil and PhD programmes available. Health and Social Care, Humanities, Business and Management, Arts and Media, Medicine, Science and Engineering, Dentistry and Clinical Sciences, Social Sciences, Education, and Children's Services are all available at the institution.
Accomplishments and Alumni
The Business Research Institute (BRI) of the University of Chester was founded in 2014 as a faculty-led research institute. It was made possible by the University's strategic development funds, as well as the Business Advisory Council and other business partners' encouragement. Along with the University's Riverside Innovation Centre, Chester Business School, and Thornton Engineering and Technology Centre, the BRI concentrates its activities on growing and enhancing the University's business research and advanced consultancy capability and capacity. International rugby union player John Carleton, children's author Roderick Hunt MBE, screenwriter Alan Bleasdale, MP Helen Jones, international footballer Jo Fletcher, General Manager of the Team Sky Dave Brailsford, English Rugby League Player Jon Clarke are among the University of Chester's prominent alumni.
Student Diversity and Visiting Companies
The university employs 1,880 people and has more than 19,850 students from all over the world. Every year, University of Chester graduates find work in a variety of industries at firms and organisations around the United Kingdom. The University of Chester offers a university-based induction programme that is specifically designed to assist students with placement and to assess their skills and abilities. Students are encouraged to participate in placement sessions in order to have a better understanding of the skills and abilities needed to satisfy the needs of businesses. BlackRock, BM Technovations, American Express, Westcliff University, Hughes & Hughes, CheM, and others are among the prominent companies that will be recruiting and offering internships.