Keele University

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Choosing to come to Keele University was honestly the best decision I have ever made. My first year was absolutely amazing, filled with the funniest memories. I've met a great bunch of interesting people, who I'm sure will be friends for a very long time. The university will do its best to give you all that you need to succeed or enjoy yourself - they will support you in whatever you wish to do. Love:Keele

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Welcome to our official rep profile! Have questions about your application or life at Keele? Get in touch! Students choose us because of our academic reputation, career opportunities, the excellence of our teaching, research and training and our beautiful, spacious campus. Radical, adventurous, challenging, quirky, ambitious and aspirational are just some of the words that describe Keele.

Teaching Excellence Framework Award (TEF)

TEF Gold Award

Keele University has been awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

What do the TEF Awards mean for you?

Open Days

If you are interested in visiting Keele for 2017 entry you are more than welcome to attend one of our Campus Tour Afternoons, or for alternative opportunities to visit Keele University please click here.

The dates for the 2017 Open Days are:

  • Saturday 17th June 2017
  • Sunday 20th August 2017
  • Sunday 15th October 2017
  • Saturday 2nd December 2017

If you have any other queries, please don't hesitate to contact [email protected] or call us on 01782 733949 / 734909

To find out when the next Open Day is, take a look at the Open Day calendar here.

Student Life in Keele

Everything’s on your doorstep at Keele, with all the most important services and facilities gathered together at the centre of campus. And because our student population is quite small, there’s a great sense of community. You’ll soon feel at home, and you’ll make and meet friends wherever you go. Our self-contained campus is home to our accommodation, lots of restaurants and cafés, the Students’ Union, a health centre and all the teaching (except for some health courses).

Check out our Students’ Union or what goes on at night at Keele. Our SU was voted 4th best students’ union in the UK for nightlife by which?, who said: “Expect star-studded events at Keele.” So you don’t need us to tell you how good it is!

Keele has fabulous indoor and outdoor sporting and leisure facilities, with more to do than you could shake a lacrosse stick at. From fencing to dance, football to squash, you’ll be able to exercise your body just as much as your mind. There are over 100 sports clubs and societies to choose from!

Travel Information


Keele’s central location means it is easy to get anywhere in the country, with the M6 and rail links close at hand. Manchester and Birmingham are each an hour’s drive away, while London is 90 minutes by train. 

Latest News

  • Keele University is the ‘University of the Year for Student Experience’ in The Times and The Sunday Times annual University of the Year awards 2017. Having topped the table for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey for three consecutive years and ranking first for student satisfaction with their course in the Guardian University guide, students have again rated Keele’s experience as exceptional, earning it the title of University of the Year for Student Experience for consistent excellence. 

  • Keele University has retained its place among the top 4% of the world's leading universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-17. Keele is placed in the #401-500 band of the world’s best higher education institutions and in the top 1.8% for 'international outlook', one of the key performance indicators that looks at staff, students and research. 

  • The Complete University Guide has released new data on crime likely to affect students in the West Midlands, with Keele University revealed as the third safest campus in the region. The table is compiled from official police data, giving an overview of the crime rates for the most common offences affecting students at almost 130 universities and other higher education institutions in England and Wales. Nationally, Keele was ranked 25th and regionally 3rd, with only Harper Adams and Warwick University scoring lower in the region for crime rates. 

  • Keele University has been ranked first (of broad-based universities) in the National Student Survey (NSS) for an outstanding third consecutive year. The high-profile census aimed at final-year undergraduate students, asks 23 questions about their course and university experience, it is commissioned by the Higher Education Funding Council for England and undertaken by Ipsos MORI. Keele University has consistently ranked in the top 10 of this survey but has retained its top spot position since 2014, with 2016 seeing overall satisfaction from Keele students at an amazing 94%. 


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Keele University,
ST5 5BG,

Telephone number for general enquiries (switchboard):

(01782) 732000
(from abroad +44 1782 732000)


Telephone: +44 (0) 1782 7 34010
Email: [email protected]

Open Day and Offer Holder Day information

Telephone: +44 (0) 1782 733949 / +44 (0) 1782 734909
Email: [email protected]

Students' Union

Telephone: +44 (0) 1782 733700
Email: [email protected]