To commemorate the institution's 175th anniversary in 2014-15, the UCAA thought it would be a nice idea to create a long lasting legacy to its former staff and students who have all played a part in its history. It was decided to create a commemorative 'Alumni Window' in the Chapel to celebrate the occasion.
The UCAA and the University was very focused on creating
an image that would combine the celebration of the 175 years since the foundation
of the original Chester College, and today’s university.
the campaign to raise funds for the Alumni Window, a special unveiling service was held in Chapel
in June 2016.Donors who made the creation and
installation of the Alumni window possible were invited and around 80 people attended
the colourful Chapel celebration.
students, for whom the Chapel played an important part of their College life,
and still remains a special place for them to this day, shared their memories
and reflections during the service. The
Chapel’s new, modern technology which was installed as part of the renovation
work in 2015, allowed current students to share their thoughts about Chapel,
For a detailed guide to the window, its creation and the images depicted, take a look at the souvenir brochure which was created for the service.
Our thanks, again, to all our supporters who made the creation of the window possible.