Student Zone

Chester University Students

The vibrant and historic city of Chester offers a student life like no other. With a remarkable blend of tradition and modernity, student life is thriving in our picturesque city. 

The main University of Chester campus is only a stones throw away from the City Centre, so shopping, hospitality, and experiences all await! Being this close to the city centre also gives great opportunity for jobs, training and work experience in a range of fields. 

Chester City Centre has something to offer for every student, explore this page to experience the very best.

If you are currently on the hunt for a job and would be interested in working with a Chester City Centre Businesses, click on the link below to see our most up to date Jobs Vacancies. 

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2023 Graduation Week Offers

The below offers have been put forward by Chester City Centre businesses and collated by Chester BID. The below offers are for Graduates. To claim the below offers you will have to show your Student ID. The below offers are at the discretion of the business. The offers below will only be valid from 30th October until 3rd November 2023 unless otherwise stated.

• Urbano 32, Bridge Street – Free Glass of Fizz when dining.

• Northgates, Northgate Street – 10% off/ 2 Glasses of Fizz for £10

• The Coach House, Northgate Street – Half Price bottles of house wine with every food reservation made for Tuesday 31st October – Friday 3rd November. Opens at 9am Graduation Days. 

 • North Light, Northgate Street – Brunch & Group Dinings will receive a welcome drink. There will also be a balloon backdrop for Graduation days so you can take the perfect selfie.

• Bollicini, Rufus Court – receive a free glass of Prosecco when dining.

• Ryman, Foregate Street – 10% Student Discount

• WOK & GO, Foregate Street – 20% off noodle or rice boxes throughout October.

• Loccitane, Northgate Street – Free Gift with £15 spend, while stocks last, quote GIFTGLOW. 

• Chester Boat Trips, The Groves – 50% discount for the half an hour cruises, quote CLASSOF23, only valid when booking online (not on arrival at quayside).

• 200 Degrees, Bridge Street – Breakfast and drink for £5, lunch and drink for £6 plus 10% discount.

• Veeno, Northgate Street – Free Glass of Fizz on arrival of your booking.

• 2 Crepes Away, St Werburgh Street – 10% Off 

• Hotel Chocolat, Northgate Street – 10% Off

• Cinnabon, Northgate Street – Free Coffee/ Regular Drink with any Cinnapacks purchased. Cinnabon Chester will also hopefully be hosting their Cinna-wheel on one of the days throughout the week! This will include spot prizes including free items, vouchers and swag.

• Neighbourhood Bakehouse, Northgate Street – Brunch Dish and a glass of Prosecco for only £20

• Cosy Club, Northgate Street – Free fizz for all Graduates, Teatime Tipple from 4pm-9pm every Sunday-Thursday = ANY 2 cocktails for £11.95, Bottomless Brunch from 10am-4pm every day for unlimited drinks for 90mins £25pp (food not included)

• Brow HQ, Bridge Street – 10% off on all treatments 

• Chip’d, Northgate Street – Buy one get one free on any large cone chips to Graduates wearing their gown. 30th October – 5th November.

• Barnardo’s, Frodsham Street – 10% off

• The Arthouse, Bridge Street – Two Small Plates + One Side + One small bottle of Prosecco (375ml) for only £20 per person (typically £30 depending on what small plates you order) – booking required here to claim. You can also enjoy  half price cocktails throughout the 4 graduation days. Tuesday 31st October – Friday 3rd November.

• Sea Salt, St Werburgh Street – 15% off all full priced items with a discount code generated from the Student Beans app.

Are you looking to hire?

The perfect candidate could be a click away by hiring a University of Chester Student or Graduate.

Based near Chester City centre, these students are willing, local and a part of a thriving community! Get in touch today…

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Are you a business looking to guest lecture? 

If you are a business that wants to share skills, whilst also building a community with the University of Chester and its Students. 

This could be your opportunity through guest lecturing or training sessions.