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8:30am - 5pm

Call: 01243 816002


out of 121 UK universities

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for student satisfaction

Complete ˾Ƶ Guide 2023


out of 121 UK universities

Complete ˾Ƶ Guide 2023


in the UK for teaching quality

Times & Sunday Times Good ˾Ƶ Guide 2022


in the UK for student satisfaction

Complete ˾Ƶ Guide 2023

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What do I need to do?

Applying through Clearing

We understand Clearing can sometimes be a confusing and stressful period, and so we want to make it as simple as possible.

Our Admissions team are here to help you through the next steps.

You can either:

Our Clearing line is open 8:30am - 5pm.

What is Clearing?

Another way into university

Clearing happens every year and helps thousands of students find the university that's right for them for the upcoming September.

You might find it's the right fit for you if:

  • You're applying after 5 July 2023.
  • You didn't receive any offers, or you didn't accept any you did receive.
  • You are unsure you will meet the condition of your offer(s).
  • You did not get the grades you hoped for on Results Day and/or have not been accepted by your Firm or Insurance choices.
  • You've decided you would like to apply for a different course or university since you made your UCAS choices.
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Learn more about what Clearing is and what it means for you.

Accommodation availability

Register your interest in accommodation

If you are interested in applying through Clearing, and you cannot commute from your current address, then you can register your interest with our accommodation team at allocations@chi.ac.uk to be notified if rooms become available or to find out about alternative provisions.

Contact our Accommodation Team

You can contact our Accommodation Team to learn more about your options.

Call us on 01243 812120 or email allocations@chi.ac.uk.

Subject areas

See our list of subjects and find the perfect course for you

Preparing for September

Ensure you have everything ready for when you start

Fees and finance

Clearing and student finance

What you need to know about student finance and Clearing

International applicants

If you are applying from outside the UK, you can find everything you need to know about fees and funding on our International Fees and Finance pages.

Quick links

See our fees and finance pages for more information


Our students give their insight into budgeting and money management

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6 ways to improve your budgeting

One of our students take you through a list of six ways you can improve your budgeting process.

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How to manage your money

See our list of tips on how to make the most of your money while studying.

Useful to know

Helpful insights at a glance

Student life

Life at university
Experience an exciting student life beyond your studies

We understand that you aren't just here for a degree, and that life outside of study is just as important.

It’s easy to immerse yourself in exciting opportunities and experiences at university, across Chichester, Bognor Regis, and along the South Coast.

Clubs and societies

There are over 50 student-led groups that offer you a fantastic way of making new friends with people with similar interests and passions.

Clubs and societies include:

  • Inclusive sport teams
  • LGBTQ+ society
  • Esports society
  • Environmental society
  • and many more!
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Summer Ball 2022
Our incredible Students' Union host a festival-style Summer Ball each year.
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BBC Radio 1 DJ Chris Stark returns to the ˾Ƶ for another silent disco.
Welcome Week
Welcome Week
We captured as much as we could of Welcome Week, and spoke to our lovely students to learn more about what it's like.
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Our annual Welcome Week introduces you to student life with a schedule of exciting and friendly events during your first week at university.

  • Take part in inductions
  • Meet your lecturers
  • Settle into your accommodation
  • Meet new people
  • Explore the Freshers Fair
Sport and fitness

Whether you want to improve your health and wellbeing, enjoy social activity with friends, or represent your ˾Ƶ, we have everything you need to enjoy your sport experience.

Facilities include:

  • Multi-court AstroTurf pitch
  • Outdoor and indoor pitches
  • Climbing walls
  • Fitness suite
  • Sports laboratories
Sports facilities
Professor Mike Lauder guides you through our excellent range os sport and fitness facilities on our historic Bishop Otter campus.
Music, Art and Culture
Student performance at professional venue

You can take advantage of local and ˾Ƶ events and opportunities throughout your studies.

  • Close to Chichester Festival Theatre
  • Explore the historic Chichester Cathedral
  • Plenty of local galleries and museums
  • See amazing shows from our Dance and Conservatoire students
  • Hear from expert guest speakers
Moving away from home
The Be You Podcast - Being away from home
Hear our students talk through their experiences of moving away from home, how they dealt with homesickness, and give advice on how to get yourself fully immersed into university life.

Living here

Our location
Get to know the local area

We know that choosing a university is a big decision, and you need to love where you live and study.

So below is our quick guide to the local area; the beautiful city, rolling countryside and stunning beaches.

Living Here
Learn more about the beautiful areas that surround our campses in both Chichester and Bognore Regis, as well as what there is to do to relax and enjoy your time away from your studies.
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Top things to do in Chichester

Chichester is a thriving city full of everything you would expect from city life.

It has everything you need – a cinema, bowling alley, park, shopping, theatre, bars and restaurants.

We are also lucky to be close to areas of outstanding natural beauty, including the South Downs National Park and our blue flag beach at West Wittering.

Top things to do in Bognor Regis

This famous seaside destination has a high street just a short walk from the beach front, with shops, pubs and restaurants.

Fancy a day at the beach? Bognor Regis has a sand and shingle beach which is 915 steps from the campus.

Other attractions include crazy golf, Picturedrome cinema, sailing, scuba diving, the BASE skatepark, local theatres and a nightclub on the pier.

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Commuting to university

Being a commuter
Understand your options as a commuting student

You may prefer to or need to commute to university rather than stay in student accommodation.

With excellent public transport links, student parking rates, and on-campus bike storage, we welcome those commuting through a variety of means.

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Hear from Matt as he reveals his experiences about commuting to university.
Cycling to university
  • Approximately 160 covered cycle spaces at the Bishop Otter campus in Chichester and 90 covered spaces at Bognor Regis.
  • No charge for cycles parked in these spaces.
  • Secure storage compounds at both campuses.
  • Free access to secure storage compounds on both campuses with your campus card.
Free bus travel for students
  • Bus stops at both campuses.
  • Free travel on U7 and U8 buses (these also take you between each campus).
  • Subsidised travel on Stagecoach 50 bus.
  • Travelling by bus helps reduce local congestion and air pollution.
Parking your car on campus

Students who live outside the exclusion zone (1.5 miles radius from their main campus) will be eligible to park on campus.

Parking currently costs £1.35 per day for students, with income going towards the implementation of the ˾Ƶ's Sustainable travel plan.

Learn more about commuting to our campuses

You can find out more about travelling to either of our campuses on our How to Find Us page.

Support, health and wellbeing

Supporting our students
Listening, advising and offering a range of professional services

The ˾Ƶ has an outstanding reputation for student satisfaction and retention, and one of the key underlying factors is the excellence of our support services.

As a student, you could benefit from specific types of support, such as:

  • Helping to sort out your finances
  • Understand your future career options
  • Managing a disability
  • Looking after your health
  • Getting through a tough period
  • Planning your future
Mental Health and Wellbeing Services
Hear more about how our student support team can help you
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Careers and Employability Support

Our friendly and professional team of career experts are here to help you plan your future.

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Health and Wellbeing

Explore our advice and see the professional services you can access throughout your studies.

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Disability, Learning Difficulties and Medical Conditions

Hear how those with particular needs can access support throughout your time with us.