Guest blogger: Alwyn Peel (1953)

As we continue our 1950s themed week on social media, Alwyn Peel, a 1953 alumnus, has shared with us some of his memories of his time at College. In today’s blog post, Alwyn talks about Rag Day. During Rag Day (which stands for Raise and Give), students would join together to raise money for different charities, encouraging people across the city of Chester to give to good causes.

Guest Blogger: Lisa Owens (Staff)

Lisa Owens, from the University’s Grounds and Gardens team, has shared what her team have been getting up to around campus – from planting wild flower seeds to attract all kinds of wildlife, to planting vegetables and herbs! The Grounds and Gardens team are playing as essential role in safely keeping the University campuses maintained and tidy during lockdown…

Magazines and Memories

On the blog this week, the Development and Alumni Relation Office’s Engagement Officer, Hayley, explores this week’s social media theme of magazines and memories…

Guest Blogger: Pat Ransome (1972)

Alumna, Pat Ransome (nee Salter), studied PE and Divinity from 1969 until 1972 at the then Chester College. She has remained an engaged member of the University community since, and this week, she is sharing her sporting memories from those halcyon days of student life at Chester College…