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University of Chichester


The University of Chichester can trace its origins back to 1839. In the early part of the 19th century, there was considerable debate about the role of church and state in university education.

In 1828 students were accepted for the first secular university institution in the country, which later became University College London. 


Our mission is to be a university community that inspires and enables individuals to exceed their expectations.


We have a diverse portfolio of approaches and practices to research. Our strategy recognises that success depends on the empowerment, support and contribution of staff and students within the supportive community that they create.  

The University achieved the European Commission HR Excellence in Research Award in November 2013. Since then, we have been working hard to enhance and improve the support, guidance and infrastructure to facilitate the continuing development of our researchers.  


96.5% of our graduates were in employment or further study within six months of graduation (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2018).

We’re a friendly and professional team, dedicated to helping students and graduates to plan their futures, to learn about the world of work and meet employers.

Student services

The International Student Advisory Service (ISAS) is here to provide on-going support for international and EU students and can help you settle in to living and studying in Chichester or Bognor Regis. We offer a wide range of support and advice: Banking, culture shock, driving in the UK, emergency loans, employment and work permits, equal opportunities, exam concessions, fees and funding, health cover.

Housing services

Moving away from home for the first time is a situation faced by many of our students when starting University, but our accommodation options enable you to make the right choice to feel at home while studying here. 

If you apply to study with us, we will assist you in securing suitable accommodation for your first year of study.

Library services

University of Chichester staff are automatically given a Library borrower account. Your staff card is also your library card and can be used on the Library self-service kiosks. You will find your library number on your staff card and you can use this number to log in to your library account on the library catalogue. If your card is not working, please visit the SIZ desk in the LRC. 

ICT services

The University of Chichester’s cutting edge Engineering and Digital Technology Park, opening Summer 2018, puts a little STEAM behind STEM. By bringing together science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics courses on one state-of-the-art site, we aim to produce graduates that have enterprise skills, creativity, technical knowledge and are equipped to enter the graduate workforce.

Medical services

The Student Health Service is one of our Health and Wellbeing services and is accessed through our Health Drop-ins or by emailing

The Nurse Health Advisers provide an approachable and confidential service to all students offering support and guidance on all aspects of health and wellbeing.

Campus life

The Bishop Otter campus in Chichester is set in beautiful surrounding, with plenty of green space to relax in, along with a combination of attractive, historic buildings and excellent, modern facilities.

Sports facilities

Our University’s world class Tudor Hale Centre of Sport allows for all your sporting needs; academically, competitively or recreationally. Whether you want to use top of the range equipment to facilitate your learning, improve your health and wellbeing in our modern fitness suites, gain sports and exercise qualifications, enjoy social activity with friends or represent your University; there is no better place to enjoy your University sport experience.

Student clubs

The University of Chichester Students' Union (UCSU) actively engages with the community to improve the society and area we live in.

The Students' Union exists to ensure students have the best opportunity to pursuing activities that reflect their interests, and supports students who want to run their own societies that allow like minded people to come together. For the Student Union website please visit:

ESE collaborates with the University of Chichester for the delivery of validated British degree programs in all of its European Centers, and in New York as study abroad centre.

European School of Economics’ UK campus is accredited at Premier status by Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) for its commendable areas of operation.

ASIC is an independent body providing accreditation services for independent, further and higher education colleges.

Chichester, England, United Kingdom

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