The University of Chichester is a university that is recognised internationally, significant nationally, important regionally and vital locally , not only in teaching and student experience, but also in research and in its contribution to diverse communities and the public, private and voluntary sectors.
Some reasons to choose Chichester are as follows:
Chichester continues to rank highly in the National Student Survey which rates student satisfaction with their university courses.
The University of Chichester has an excellent track record for student retention. A recent Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee, showed Chichester as the top-performing university in the country for improving student retention.
They have very high academic standards at Chichester, having repeatedly achieved good results in inspections by Government Inspectors from the QAA (Quality Assurance Agency) and OfSTED.
They are the best of any University on the South Coast for graduate employment. 94.2% of their students are in jobs or in further study six months after graduating.
They offer a range of excellent degrees and vocational courses, and provide professional preparation for a variety of careers. Most courses are offered on a part-time basis as well as full-time.
In the 2008 survey, Chichester is ranked 8th in the country for quality of life out of 121 institutions.
They are located in a very attractive part of the country. Chichester is situated between two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty - the undulating countryside of the South Downs and the beautiful landscape of Chichester harbour.
The University has an active Students' Union which run many events including student balls, comedy nights and live bands.
There are plenty of pubs and bars to choose from in the area, as well as nightclubs with different music scenes to suit your taste.
They attract a diverse group of students from a variety of different backgrounds and ages.
They have excellent facilities for learning and research with a dedicated support staff. Chichester will also be an Olympic Training camp for international athletes, leading up to the 2012 London Olympic Games.