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…

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)…