Chester is home to a wealth of history and opportunity
Home to one of the oldest education institutions in the country and to many large employers in the aerospace and finance industries, Chester is a city to be seriously considered by students and young professionals alike. Chester is steeped in history as it is one of the best-preserved walled cities in Britain, it lies with the Cheshire plains to the East and with Snowdonia National Park to the West. Being a student in the city gives you opportunity to study surrounded by historic buildings, rolling countryside and some of the biggest employers in the UK. As the premier student letting agent in Chester, we have lots of fantastic student accommodation in all of the popular locations, within a short walk to the university, the train station and the city centre
more than just history within these walls
Chester is a city of historic significance, it is frequented by visitors from around the globe who are drawn to its medieval black and white buildings and ancient city walls. What they also find is a city that is bustling with modern culture, spurned on by a thriving economy due to the investment in Chester and the surrounding areas made by major local employers such as Bank of America, Airbus UK, Iceland and HBOS. From the stunning landscapes of the Peak District, to it’s diverse culture and history, our state of the art city has more on offer than you could possibly fit into one degree. It’s no wonder then that Sheffield has the highest retention rate of graduates in the country. With it’s laid back vibes, healthy living attitude and top ranking universities, Sheffield is everything every student wants, and more!
Facilities ot be envied
If you choose to study in Chester you will more than likely find yourself within a short walk to the city centre. That said, Chester University’s success has allowed it to expand in to surrounding areas such as Warrington and Ellesmere Port. Many of the buildings are either of local historical importance such as a Victorian Vicarage and the former County Hall but others are at the front of innovation such as those at the Thornton Science Park which hosts many engineering related degree programmes. Wherever your course is based, you will surely be welcomed by the locals who support the growth of the university and its investments in the city and the surrounding areas.
Something For Everyone
If you think going to university is about living in a vibrant city, feasting at independent eateries, late nights party, going to gigs and sharing amazing houses with your friends (new and old) then Chester could be the place to you. The train station allows easy access to Manchester and then on to anywhere in the country and the M56 allows easy access by car. Travel West from the city and you will find yourself in the rolling Welsh Countryside which offers many ways to spend your days when not studying.
You will have an amazing time studying in Chester, the hardest part will be finding a reason to leave afterwards!