University of Chester - Creative Campus, Kingsway

Kingsway, Chester, North West, United Kingdom | Public University | Established 1836

About us

With 15,000 students from 130 countries worldwide, The University of Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe home for international students.

The university is one of the oldest higher education providers in the United Kingdom having recently celebrated its 180th year of teaching, starting off as a teacher training college back in 1839. Originally based on one campus in Chester, the university now offers more than 200 single and combined honour’s programmes across a number of specialist sites in Chester, Shrewsbury and Warrington. Courses have an emphasis on practical learning to enhance prospects via industry placements or overseas opportunities, ranging from five-weeks to one-year.

Following more than 41,000 student reviews across 150 UK Universities, the University of Chester finished second in the best for international students' category at the 2020 WhatUni? Student Choice Awards. This national recognition, voted for by current international students, is testament to the university’s commitment to providing international students with the very best experience and support.

Why University of Chester - Creative Campus, Kingsway?

  • Close-knit Campus: This close-knit campus is all about an immersive learning experience and an open environment for students to showcase their creativity, both inside and outside their learning.
  • Industry Links: The Creative Campus boasts excellent links with influential figures and companies within the arts, design and cultural industries. These include local, national and international agencies, brands like IKEA and organisations ranging from the BBC to Chester’s award-winning theatre, Storyhouse. Many students have enjoyed exciting placement opportunities as part of their studies and have gained valuable industry-level work experience as a result.
  • Modern Facilities: This specially developed creative arts campus offers a range of modern facilities and equipment to bring learning to life. Students have access to impressive facilities including extensively equipped rehearsal and performance studios, an outdoor amphitheatre, Virtual reality, augmented reality, 3D and digital printing and 360 filming, sit alongside traditional printmaking, dark room photography, metal, resin and plaster casting, stop motion animation, lighting studios, domestic and industrial sewing facilities and much, much more.


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