By Quadri. R. Atanda (Strategy/Business Development Manager,Climax Travel and Tours)
The University of Chester, a Teaching Excellence Framework(TEF) Silver rated university located in Chester city, Chesire England is a public university founded as Chester Diocesan Training College in 1839 being the 5th oldest higher institution in England after Oxford, Cambridge, Durham and London, and highly rated for 14 world class research areas.
Safety, security and aesthetics are some of the attractions of the university by virtue of being located in Chester city which is rated as Europe’s 5th prettiest city by USA Today 2013,one of UKs top 6 heritage cities by Top Tourist destination, while the university enjoys the reputation of being the safest in North West, England according to Complete University Guide 2015.
The university is highly concerned about the well-being and outcome of its students and this culminated in the university placing 2nd for overall students’ satisfaction in 2014 National Students’ Survey and 2nd in Whatuni 2020 award for students experience in a review which involved 41,000 students across 150 universities. In addition, the university’s career and employment centre boasts of a 5 star rating, this no doubt attests to the university’s efforts in ensuring the best for its students.
Chester city is also within an hour journey to Liverpool and Manchester which makes the university’s location ideal for movement to such notable cities, just as the Chester city play host to notable corporate and industrial giants in automobiles, banking, fashion, manufacturing, production and electronics technology.
Studying in the University of Chester is an opportunity to acquire knowledge, exposure and insight into history, heritage, culture and nature in a city of art, festivals, dances and other entertainment activities take place in tranquil settings.