Established in 1839, the University of Chester is one of the oldest higher education institutions in the country, we offer a warm welcome to students and staff from all parts of the world. It is one of the oldest English higher education establishments of any kind, pre-dating all but Oxford, Cambridge, London and Durham, and its original buildings in the ancient city of Chester were the first in the country to be purpose-built for the professional training of teachers. Education degrees are now just a small part of the 477 course combinations on offer.
The UK Visas and Immigration guidelines on the cost of studying in the UK (for one academic year) is currently set at £9,135 for any University outside London. If you decide to study at University of Chester you will need to be able to show that you have sufficient funds to cover the tuition fees for your first academic year and living costs of £9,135 to secure your Tier 4 student visa.
Full time international students arriving in September and exchange students coming for both semesters are guaranteed accommodation if their online accommodation form is received by the agreed deadline (this is usually at the beginning of August).
Please note that we can only guarantee University accommodation for full-time students starting their degrees in September. Full-time students who commence their courses in January or May should contact the Accommodation Office to find out more about the availability of private accommodation.
If you have received your conditional or unconditional offer, the International Office will send you further information about the accommodation application process once details are finalised.
International students who wish to pay accommodation charges and/or residential bond other than by credit card must contact the Finance Office directly for further details.
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