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  • Wednesday, July 4, 2018  

    An interactive exhibition, celebrating 20 years of blending education and practice to develop an innovative way of learning in the workplace, will be open to the public at the University’s Queen’s Park Campus in July.

  • Tuesday, October 3, 2017  

    After the trailblazing launch of its unique Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeships in 2016 and its award-winning employer engagement, the University of Chester is welcoming a significantly larger cohort to its industry-driven programme this year.

  • Tuesday, April 4, 2017  

    The employability of Master’s students studying at the University of Chester has been demonstrated through the successful recruitment of several candidates to key full-time roles in their chosen career paths.

  • Wednesday, March 22, 2017  

    Graduate Rebecca Small has secured a permanent position at a global marketing agency as a result of her impressive performances at two placements.

  • Tuesday, February 28, 2017  

    At the World Human Resource Development Congress (World HRDC) in Mumbai on February 16th 2017 Mirko Luebke, a global senior strategy adviser and forthcoming graduate of the Postgraduate Certificate in Personal and Business Coaching co-delivered by Barefoot Coaching and the University of Chester’s Centre for Work Related Studies (CWRS), was recognized as one of the 100 Best Global Coaching Leaders.

  • Tuesday, December 13, 2016  

    An academic at the University of Chester has received a prestigious national accolade recognising his outstanding work.

  • Friday, October 7, 2016  

    Masters students from the University of Chester are celebrating the start of new careers at a global energy company, after making positive impressions during their placements there.

  • Tuesday, September 27, 2016  

    A trailblazing cohort of degree apprentices have started their journey at the University of Chester – the first group in the UK to take a new and non-traditional approach to gaining a degree by studying in the workplace.

  • Tuesday, September 20, 2016  

    The aerospace giant gives a group of young people a fantastic career opportunity. The aerospace giant yesterday welcomed more than 100 apprentices at its UK sites in Flintshire and at Filton, Bristol.

    Around 95 of the new starters will be based at Broughton where the wings for the entire range of Airbus family aircraft are assembled.

  • Wednesday, August 17, 2016  

    A mature student has achieved the double win of progressing at work, as well as achieving a lifelong ambition of gaining a degree, thanks to a University of Chester qualification studied through the workplace.

  • Monday, March 21, 2016  

    The first cohort of graduates have successfully completed a Master’s programme in record time while also carrying out an intensive internship as part of a new partnership between the University of Chester and a prestigious international institution.

  • Monday, November 2, 2015  

    Through a work-based degree programme offered at the University of Chester, two Ghanaian financiers have made a number of recommendations to help improve banking services in Ghana, without having to step foot on a plane and leave their home country.

  • Friday, April 10, 2015  

    Julie Westlake has never been so happy in her job.  Graduating with a BSc (Hons) on the University of Chester’s innovative Work Based and Integrative Studies programme (WBIS) qualified her for secondment as a Practice Education Facilitator (PEF), providing quality assurance in CPD for nurses at Wirral University Trust Hospital (WUTH).

  • Friday, April 10, 2015  

    Work Based and Integrative Studies (WBIS) is the University of Chester’s innovative negotiated work-based learning programme.  By allowing students to customise their studies, WBIS promotes both academic and professional excellence, simultaneously boosting self-esteem.  Significant career advancement and greater job satisfaction often result - as epitomized by Jacqueline Wendy Bendle.

  • Friday, March 14, 2014  

    International student achieves Master’s degree from the University of Chester, without leaving home

  • Tuesday, November 5, 2013  

    Fifteen members of staff from Wirral University Teaching Hospital’s Arrowe Park site are among the latest cohort of students to graduate from the University of Chester this week after completing degrees through a work integrated degree programme.

  • Wednesday, May 15, 2013  

    The University of Chester has teamed up with a family-run Chester business to deliver new professional qualifications in construction.

  • Monday, March 4, 2013  

    The University of Chester has developed a partnership with the Marches to provide higher education opportunities for people in the Oswestry area.

  • Monday, March 4, 2013  

    First Graduates of the Professional Certificate in Legal Accounts Management:

    Two legal cashiers are among the first to graduate from the University of Chester with a Professional Certificate in Legal Accounts Management, a pioneering new work based learning programme developed in co-operation with one of the UK’s leading legal software and outsourced services company Quill Pinpoint.

  • Tuesday, November 6, 2012  

    It has been another successful year for the Work Based Integrated Studies (WBIS) programme offered by the Centre for Work Related Studies at the University of Chester. A new cohort of students will be graduating this week having gained Honours degrees without having to leave their day jobs.