Green Expo 2023 is being held on the banks of the River Dee in Chester on June 15-17 to showcase the North West & North Wales’ green credentials.

The University of Chester has developed a connection between work and study with its work based learning programme and as a result three second year students are supporting the preparations for Green Expo 2023 in Chester.

Matthew Mealie is working as a Business to Customer Executive for Green Expo working on the Youth Conference and media. He is studying Business Management at the University of Chester, with experience as an SAP sales intern.

Oliver Coates is working on the photo competition, exposition and youth conference. He is studying Business Management at the University of Chester and works at Wetherspoons in Holywell too.

Kim Honeyford is working as Green Expo’s Social Media Executive and plans on increasing Green Expo’s online presence. She is studying Business and Marketing Management at the University of Chester and works part-time at All Bar One.

Joseph Moore a former politics student who is currently working at Anderton Boat Lift is also supporting Green Expo and Saul Foye-Burns who studied Geography is currently working at Sandstone and Bluestone Bars and working on the Green Expo Exposition.

Jane Harrad-Roberts is the Project Director for Green Expo 2023, she said; “I’m really looking forward to working with the students and everyone on creating a fantastic event for Chester and the Northwest. I know the potential students have and the skills they can bring to a project like this.”

To hear more about what last year’s students from the University of Chester’s Work Based Learning programme said about Green Expo, click this link.