University of Chester

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HeadquartersChester, England
The University has worked with the Integrity Initiative.

The University of Chester is a public university located in Chester, England. The university originated as the first purpose-built teacher training college in the UK.

The University of Chester has worked with the Integrity Initiative.[1]


The University of Chester is the fifth oldest higher education establishment in England, with only the universities of Oxford, Cambridge, Durham and London outdating it.[2]

As a university, it now occupies five campus sites in and around Chester, one in Warrington, and a University Centre in Shrewsbury. It offers a range of foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate courses, as well as undertaking academic research.