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Join the Academic Skills Team for The Skills Pod as we share our Top Tips for Editing and Proofreading

If you’ve got a topic you’d like us to discuss on The Skills Pod or if you’d like to give us any feedback, please email: ask@chester.ac.uk

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Active Campus Tennis

Key Event Information

Start Date: 11 June 2024 5:00 pm

End Date: 11 June 2024 6:00 pm

Location: Tennis Courts, Exton Park

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Join our Active Campus Activators for a social, not seriously competitive and fun Tennis session. FREE of charge to all University of Chester staff and students.

Rotate around the courts and meet new people in this social session. No prior Tennis experience or skills required, all equipment provided. Please arrive casually dressed for exercise, with comfortable shoes.

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Active Campus Tennis

Key Event Information

Start Date: 4 June 2024 5:00 pm

End Date: 4 June 2024 6:00 pm

Location: Tennis Courts, Exton Park

Book Now

Join our Active Campus Activators for a social, not seriously competitive and fun Tennis session. FREE of charge to all University of Chester staff and students.

Rotate around the courts and meet new people in this social session. No prior Tennis experience or skills required, all equipment provided. Please arrive casually dressed for exercise, with comfortable shoes.

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Active Campus Tennis

Key Event Information

Start Date: 28 May 2024 5:00 pm

End Date: 28 May 2024 6:00 pm

Location: Tennis Courts, Exton Park

Book Now

Join our Active Campus Activators for a social, not seriously competitive and fun Tennis session. FREE of charge to all University of Chester staff and students.

Rotate around the courts and meet new people in this social session. No prior Tennis experience or skills required, all equipment provided. Please arrive casually dressed for exercise, with comfortable shoes.

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Active Campus Tennis

Key Event Information

Start Date: 21 May 2024 5:00 pm

End Date: 21 May 2024 6:00 pm

Location: Tennis Courts, Exton Park

Book Now

Join our Active Campus Activators for a social, not seriously competitive and fun Tennis session. FREE of charge to all University of Chester staff and students.

Rotate around the courts and meet new people in this social session. No prior Tennis experience or skills required, all equipment provided. Please arrive casually dressed for exercise, with comfortable shoes.

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Refugee Week 

Refugee Week celebrates the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees and people seeking sanctuary. Connect with others in our university community to take a simple act to understand the refugee experience. The LIS Libraries team invite you to explore our Sanctuary Collection series and join our Big Read summer reading group.  

The Big Read for Refugee Week is Wandering Souls by Cecile Pin. Read the book for free via the Libby app between 20 May – 21 July, simply download the app and sign in with your university details. Share your reflections via the online discussion board or join us on Wednesday 19 June (1pm) to discuss the book in our comfy sofa area at Seaborne Library – just sign up to let us know you’re coming

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Active Campus Wellbeing Walk

Key Event Information

Start Date: 15 May 2024 2:00 pm

End Date: 15 May 2024 4:30 pm

Location: Starts and Finishes at Exton Park

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Free event open to UoC current students only.

This will be a local walk around Chester, featuring the River Dee and Chester Walls, plus a stop at Snugburys for ice cream.

This will be an approximately 4 mile round walk, 2.5 hours walking time. Our friendly Active Campus team will lead the walk.

Booking is essential via Eventbrite link above and closes on Tuesday 14th May at 09:00am, limited places.

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Pandora’s Box – Open Mic Night 

Key Event Information

Start Date: 22 May 2024 6:00 pm

End Date: 22 May 2024 8:00 pm

Location: Vicarage Lecture Theatre, CVC008

Pandora’s Box runs popular open-mic nights on the Exton Park Campus, hosted by the latest student editors. The nights are for students in any department who want to read out and listen to contemporary creative writing. 

Read out your latest poems, flash fictions or play extracts. Or just listen to what other students have written. 

The nights are informal and fun. Bring along whatever you want to drink and nibble. 

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Staff & student gardening session

Key Event Information

Start Date: 1 May 2024 4:00 pm

Location: University Allotment, Walpole Street (just off Parkgate Road).

Join the Sustainability team for their upcoming allotment session:
📅 Wednesday 1 May, 4.00pm.
📍 University Allotment, Walpole Street (just off Parkgate Road).

Whether you are staff or student, no experience is needed – just your presence! These sessions are designed to allow your gardening skills bloom over time.

Not sure how to get to the allotment? Meet outside Binks (Exton Park) at 3.55pm on the day to walk up with you if so.

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Venture Programme: Practical Steps to Setting Up – Banking, Accounting and Legal

Key Event Information

Start Date: 25 April 2024 4:00 pm

End Date: 25 April 2024 5:00 pm

Location: Teams

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Join Sarah Bailey from West Cheshire & North Wales Chamber of Commerce, Leon Stowell from Ellis and Co Accounting and Robin Gill Excello Law to cover the basics on setting up a business bank account, when you need an accountant and how to avoid legal mistakes start ups make. Each of our speakers will provide you with a brief 5 minute introduction to their area of expertise followed by 30 minutes of Q+A where you can ask any questions you may have more specific to your business idea.

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