Poppy Project Update… with Pat Ransome (1972)

We are commemorating the centenary of the end of World War One by acknowledging the sacrifice 77 former staff and students made when they died in the First World War. These alumni are all named on a memorial plaque in the University Chapel and their lives have been researched.

College Memories with John Casswell (1971)

On the blog this week, alumnus John Casswell shares with us his College memories. John retired from teaching in 2014, after working part-time for the last nine years of his career. While clearing out his loft recently, John discovered some old photographs of the College Football teams. This inspired him to make contact with the Alumni and Development team and share his memories. Carry on reading for an insight into the College life of a PE student at the then Chester College…

College Memories with Brian Pickup (1968)

As the weather begins to warm up, many of us start thinking about the summer and how we might spend a week or two off. If you’re lucky enough to still be a student, you’ll no doubt be eager to finish exams and enjoy a well-earned break. But maybe you’re lacking motivation and need some inspiration to decide how to spend the summer months? On the blog this week, alumnus Brian Pickup shares with us his inspirational memories of the summer of 1966, at the end of his first year at Chester College, and beyond…