Reflections on Running ‘Queen of Suspense: a Patricia Highsmith Symposium’

This week, we are joined on the blog by Sally Joan Jones, a PhD student here in the University’s English Department. Sally was the recent recipient of The Cestrian Award Academic Strand, securing funding to organise and host her own conference. In this week’s blog, she tells us more about the inspiration behind the conference and offers advice for anyone who is looking to host their own…

How I Became a… Radio Presenter

Welcome back to the Alumni Blog! This week, alumnus Jarred Cooper Jones tells us about his career since graduating. Jarred studied Advertising and Radio Production at the University’s Warrington Campus, graduating in 2016. He has recently secured his dream job, presenting his own radio show on Hits Radio Manchester. Keep reading to find out more…

Guest Blogger: Tara Pearson (2003)

This week we have guest blogger, Tara Pearson, on board to tell us about being self-employed and running her own business. Tara graduated in 2003 with a BA (Hons) in Fine Art with Drama and Theatre Studies and Integrated Live Arts. She now owns a successful Domestic Energy Assessment company. Here she is to tell us more…

Guest Blogger: Holly Royle (2018)

Holly has recently joined the Corporate Communications department in a temporary position as Clerical Assistant through the University’s UniJob scheme. This week, we are delighted her to welcome her to the alumni blog. Now it’s over to Holly to tell us how the University of Chester has opened the door to a world of opportunities…