Annual Reunion 2018

This event is once again set to be an exciting opportunity to return to your place of study and meet up with old friends for a weekend of reminiscing and reconnection. The event will run from Friday, September 7 until Sunday, September 9, with full bed and breakfast available.

The 77 Fallen

This week on the blog, we are taking a look in photos at our recent event which commemorated the 77 staff and students who lost their lives in the First World War. These staff and students are named on a memorial plaque in the University Chapel.

Guest Bloggers: Elaine Rowland & Pat Ransome

Elaine Rowland has been closely involved with our Poppy Project, which has formed an integral part of our World War One Centenary commemorations. The Poppy Project saw the creation of 77 (plus more!) handcrafted poppies to represent each fallen alumnus on the memorial plaque in the University Chapel. Elaine contributed handcrafted poppies, as well as volunteering to mount the poppies on to a wreath to be displayed in a cabinet. Elaine is currently studying a part-time Master’s in Gender Studies here at the University and this week, she tells us more about her involvement in our most recent project…

Guest Blogger: Estelle Whittaker (DARO)

Estelle is a current student at the University of Chester, studying Journalism. As part of her Work Based Learning module, Estelle joined the Corporate Communications department to produce a short documentary as part of our World War One Centenary commemorations. Using skills acquired through her course, Estelle produced a short documentary about one the 77 fallen alumni, Frederick Bullough. This week, she tells us more about her time working in the Development and Alumni Relations Office (DARO)…