By Quadri. R. Atanda (Climax Travel and Tour Strategy/Business Development Manager)
There are students from 130 different countries making up part of the University of Chester’s student population,thereby ensuring multicultural and diversity enabling environment in the university.
In 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework, the university got a silver rating.
In 2014 Research Assessment Framework, the university had 14 research areas declared as world-class.
2021 Times Higher Education rating placed University of Chester among 15 top rated universities for student experience.
The university has an admission rate of 20-30% making it competitive and highly selective concerning students admission.
2010 Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA)audit applauded University of Chester for ensuring high standard education and supportive relationships.
The university placed 2nd in 2020 whatuni.com student choice award in a students’ review involving 41,000 students across 150 universities.
The university got Times Higher Education top ten to fifteen ranking for academic experience and students’ welfare.
In West England, University of Chester produces the most employable graduates, which testifies to the university’s academic excellence.
The Complete University Guide rated University of Chester as the safest city based university in North West England, an award it won from 2017 for three years running.
The university was awarded a 5 star award by British Quality Foundation for careers and employability, graduate experience, skills and employment rate.
The university operates an international student centre to cater for international students from point of admission to graduation which demonstrates the university’s concern for international students’ well-being.
The university runs education partnership across five different continents and China which lends credence to the global, multi-cultural and tolerant approach adopted as the university’s philosophy.
DHLE rating of University of Chester graduate employment rate is 96.5%,which is quite high.
The university has a development and alumni relations office that keep graduates connected to the university through information on events,re-unions and networking for post study progress.