Guest Blogger: Siobhan Doyle (2017)

This week alumna Siobhan Doyle returns as a guest blogger to tell us about her trip to Sierra Leone. Siobhan is a Spanish with International Development Studies graduate who has embarked upon a new adventure with the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development’s (CAFOD) Step into the Gap programme. In her blog, Siobhan tells us more about her most recent trip with CAFOD…

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…

An Interview with… Phil Brandreth (2010)

Welcome back to the Alumni Blog! This week we had a quick chat with alumnus Phil Brandreth, a University of Chester Business graduate and alumni member of the University’s Basketball team…

Guest Blogger: Jodie Rogers (2016)

Alumna Jodie Rogers graduated from the University with a degree in Events Management in 2016. In this week’s blog, she tells us more about her travels after graduating and what she has been doing since returning home…