Studying at Chester provides you with the perfect combination of a historic city with modern amenities, and our teaching provision is just minutes away from Chester’s lively city centre. The cobblestone streets of this Roman-walled city are home to a range of great restaurants, bars and pubs to keep you entertained day or night.
We share a building with the University of Chester’s Business School in its Queen’s Park site, with a spacious library, computer suites, group study spaces and learning pods for quiet study, together with a coffee shop and open plan restaurant. The campus is easy to access from the city centre and is only a 20 minute walk from Chester railway station. In addition to everything on offer at Queen’s Park you also have access to The University of Chester’s Exton Park (Parkgate Road) site.
As a University of Law student at Chester, you will have Associate Student status at Chester Students’ Union, meaning you can use its facilities and join in with its societies. You’ll also have access to our dedicated employability team, based both locally and nationally, who can help you to obtain work experience and pro bono opportunities to help you boost your CV.
At Chester, our tutors and staff are dedicated to helping you achieve your education and career ambitions. If you’re studying law with us, you will be able to benefit from our tutors’ experience, as over 90% of them are qualified lawyers.
Please note that we do not currently sponsor students on the Student Route of the Points Based System at the University of Chester. If you require a Student Route visa to study at the University, why not consider applying to study at one of our other locations nationwide? Visit our visa requirements page for more information.
The University of Chester
Queen’s Park Road
The University of Chester’s Queen's Park site is located just the other side of the River Dee from the city centre. It is easily accessible with great transport links.
We will provide support to help you find suitable accommodation. We have an online accommodation portal which provides helpful advice on choosing a property to rent in Chester and provides a property listings search for students who have accepted their place at our Chester campus.
Campus Facebook Group
If you'd like to find other University of Law students to privately rent with, or you have a spare room in your house/flat, you can join one of our Campus Facebook groups to chat to and make living arrangements with fellow students in your area. Go to Facebook and search groups for your campus.
If you choose to study at our Chester campus, you will have Associate Student status meaning you can use that University’s student’s union and facilities, and join in with their societies.
We have an award winning pro bono service. Below are details of some of the schemes we have run in Chester. There are changes year-to-year, but we will always provide a range of options designed to enhance the employability of our students.
- Cheshire, Halton & Warrington Race and Equality Centre (CHAWREC), Child and Family Contact Centres, Citizens Advice (CA)
- Domestic Abuse Family Safety Unit, Legal Advice Centre (LAC), National Centre for Domestic Violence (NCDV)
- National Justice Museum, Personal Support Unit (PSU), Second Voice Advocacy Scheme
- Shadowing, Streetlaw Programme, Witness Service.