The University of Chester in 100 Objects: The Vicarage

Hi everyone, it’s Hayley here! As I’m sure you already know, we have been asking staff, students and alumni to share with us objects and places that make the University of Chester special to them. And this week it’s my turn! Keep reading to find out why I nominated the University’s Vicarage…

The University of Chester in 100 Objects: Pat Ransome’s College Pen

We have been asking staff, students and alumni to share objects and places with us that make the University of Chester special to them. This week, alumna Pat Ransome (née Salter), tells us about an object that was essential to her during her time at Chester College – her pen! Pat studied at the then Chester College from 1969 until 1972, when a pen was a key communication tool for students with their families and friends back at home. Nowadays, students are used to instant communication with friends, family, and even lecturers, through their mobile phones and the internet. For Pat however, writing letters home was her main method of communication. Keep on reading to hear Pat’s memories of Chester College and her trusty pen…