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Thursday, 5 January 2017

January 2017

Happy New Year from the University of Chester!

Our new term begins on Monday 9th January and so we expect our students to be returning this weekend. 

We would like to remind members of the local community that there is information on our Community Liaison on the University of Chester website which you can see here

Chester Town and Gown 5K

Fancy getting fit in the new year?  You could do the NHS Couch to 5K and sign up for the first ever Chester Town and Gown 5K.  See if you can beat the students and staff of the University.  Full details and online registration at Chester Town and Gown 5K

Diversity Festival 2017

Each year the Diversity Festival provides a focus through which the University actively promotes, challenges and develops an understanding of equality, diversity and multiculturalism. The theme of the 2017 Festival, which will take place from 27th February to 10th March 2017, is "Connect and Thrive"

The University is honoured this year to welcome
Paralympian and Commonwealth Games Medallist Jade Jones as our keynote speaker at our launch event on Monday 27th February.  Full details can be found here


The University has now launched this year's programme and the events are open to the public.  You can find full details along with how to book here

Public Events at the University of Chester

Professorial Inaugural Lecture
Mid-East by North-West: Locating Islamic Studies in the Academic Study of Religions
Professor Oliver Scharbrodt, Department of Theology and Religious Studies

Thursday, 19th January, 2017
Beswick 017, Parkgate Road Campus            
Full details here
Chinese Language and Culture Evening - Thursday 19th January 2017 
The University of Chester China Centre proudly presents a new series of Chinese Language and Culture Evenings every second Thursday of the month.  Full details here
‘Can you do development without faith?’ by Dr Nick Henwood
Thursday, 19th January, 2017
CBB116 Best Building, University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester
Full details here


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