Postgraduate Society

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About Our Group


Name of society – Postgraduate Society (PGS)

What is the society about? Bringing together postgraduate students from all disciplines across the various University campus’ creating a friendly and supportive atmosphere.

Is the society developmental? Fun? Relaxing? Yes to all of these

Does it increase opportunities to progress professionally? Yes

Does it teach a new skill or provide a place for likeminded individuals? Yes



Our values are:


  • To create a sense of belonging here at University of Chester as a postgraduate student
  • To promote continual learning, professional development and networking and to develop as a postgraduate student into further study or industry
  • To enable members to support each other and create a diverse and friendly postgraduate environment



Key Information (When, Where and How Often We Meet)


Events and activities, we are organising this year:

Monthly social events

Research and postgraduate skill workshops

Conferences and presentation workshops and events

Guest speakers and industry expert talks


Why Should You Join Us?


We were awarded the ‘Best new society’ award for 2019/20 and are hoping to build upon this by being the best academic society for 2020/21. Furthermore, we want to offer a space for postgraduates to meet others from differing fields of study and research backgrounds. We are looking to expand our membership this year and try to provide a blended approach to activities both virtually and in person throughout the year. We aspire to create and offer a range of activities to support our members and help ensure you have the vest experience possible as a postgraduate student here at the University of Chester.



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Inclusion and Accessibility information


*This information can be updated as and when your rooms are booked and you receive Diversity inclusion and accessibility training in September. If you know that the space, you typically use when you book a room is wheelchair accessible please add here. 



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Registered Office: Parkgate Road, Chester CH1 4BJ
Registered in England Company Number: 7623621
Registered Charity Number: 1149397

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