University of Chester

Why study here

Established in 1839, the University of Chester is one of the oldest higher education institutions in the country.

Chester offers an extensive range of single and combined honours degree courses, many of which include an innovative work based learning module with a five-week work placement.

Opportunities are also available to study abroad with an overseas exchange year available on many of the degree programmes.

Top Tips for Clearing

  • Check your application status on UCAS Track. If you’re in Clearing, your number will be displayed in Track.
  • View Chester's course vacancies online and contact the university to see if there are places available. 
  • If the university offers you a place, log on to Track and refer your application to them.


Accommodation is conveniently located for getting the most out of student life. Most university and partnership accommodation is located either on or close to the Parkgate Road Campus (Chester), Warrington Campus or our campus in Shrewsbury.

For details on how to apply for accommodation in Clearing, please refer to the website.

Clearing success stories

Lucy went through Clearing to get a place at Chester. Read more about her expereince.