We are the Connected University.
We take students with potential and connect them with our unique learning experience – providing innovation and global vision to create the professionals and change-makers of tomorrow.
We are more than just an award-winning institution – our commitment to virtual learning and digital development, as well as excellent on-campus facilities and guaranteed work experience opportunities, gives students the chance to survive and thrive in new and emerging industries. Our portfolio of courses covers a wide range of subject areas including the areas of computing, art and design, law, business, engineering, healthcare, and are constantly being developed to stay ahead of new and emerging industries.
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Amy, Harriet and Shaun are the Staffordshire University Official Reps on TSR.
They are here to give you advice, information and to help you with everything you need to know about the university, student life and the application process. So if you’ve got any questions, please get in touch!
We're very proud of our achievements over the last few years, including:
Shortlisted for University of the Year - Times Higher Education Awards 2020
Top 15 for Social Inclusion - The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
Top 15 for Teaching Quality - The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
Top 20 for Job Prospects - StudentCrowd Universities Awards 2021
Top 250 Young University - Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020
Midlands University of the Year - Midlands Business Awards 2020
University of the Year - Edufuturist Awards 2021
Do you want to experience Staffordshire University first-hand? Our Open Days come in all different shapes and sizes throughout the year, including undergraduate, postgraduate, and across our Stoke-on-Trent, Stafford and London locations!
At our popular events, you’ll be able to dig into the courses that could define your future career and explore the campus, accommodation and facilities that will become your home if you choose to study with us. What’s more, all our Open Days are led by our brilliant students, friendly support staff and expert academics to give you deep insights and advice on applying to and studying with Staffordshire University.
Find out when the next Open Day is, take a look at the Open Day calendar here.
Can’t make it to campus? Some of our Open Days are also available through virtual events, and you’re free to explore our facilities any time through our virtual campus tour.
Discover what our Stoke-on-Trent Campus has to offer.
Student Life in Stoke-on-Trent
Studying at our main campus in Stoke-on-Trent offers everything you could need from a modern and traditional student experience. Our edge-of-city campus is in the perfect location - just a short walk into the City Centre, which has access to shops, supermarkets, bars, and eateries for every taste and budget. Or, if the countryside is more your thing – our campus is just a bus ride away from the Peak District national park, a great place to explore, unwind, or even go on your very own adventure. With a blend of heritage, local attractions, and vibrant culture, whatever you want from your experience outside of our University, you'll find it.
Not only does our location in the UK mean that we’re an accessible and commutable institution, it means that the large cities of Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool are just an hour away from your doorstep via train – which happens to be directly opposite our campus!
When it comes to our vision for a city campus, we want you to be well connected. And that’s exactly what you’ll be – thanks to vibrant and dynamic teaching and learning facilities, convenient public transport links and incredible social areas.
Over recent years, we’ve invested over £140 million in developing our campus. Our latest addition is our brand-new £40m Catalyst Building, an 8,800 sqm, digitally enabled building dedicated to teaching, student employability and business, and as a future student of Staffordshire University, you could be among the first to take advantage of everything it has to offer.
There’s more, we are dedicated to staying ahead of the game with our facilities, so much so that you’ll often find networking opportunities with real industry while you’re studying with us. Our Stoke-on-Trent campus includes areas like:
The Science Centre
A £30m building packed with fully equipped laboratories, innovative lecture theatres and social spaces.
The Smart Zone
Our two-storey designer-maker facility that is houses over £1.3m worth of digital technology, high-end computing facilities and unique engineering and milling equipment.
The home of production, we’ve invested over £11m in the latest audio and visual technology, with green screen and motion capture suites for next-generation learning.
Don’t just stay ahead of the game, become it in our Esports hub – a space packed with high end gaming facilities, broadcasting equipment and professional standard lighting.
The Beacon Building
Our Beacon building is a futuristic £5.5m teaching facility, with a built-in bistro where you grab a bite to eat!
Crime Scene House
Simulate a future in forensic and investigation in our dedicated simulation house, packed with integrated CCTV, and a few other surprises!
Following a £1.25 million investment Our Sir Stanley Matthews Sports Centre is home to some of the best sports and exercise equipment in the city. You can get up close with a range of facilities powered by industry leader, Matrix Fitness. These include exercise studios and changing rooms, plus cutting-edge kit, from cardio to free weights.
If all that wasn’t enough, our standard halls of residence are packed with everything from USB plugs to instant hot water boilers, outdoor pizza ovens, Bluetooth kitchen speakers and extra comfy sofas.
See for yourself in our 360° online tour at: https://virtualtour.staffs.ac.uk. Or better still, come to one of our open days.
+44 (0)1782 294000
Our Stoke-on-Trent campus is based on two sites just a few minutes’ walk apart. The Leek Road site is home to the Science Centre as well as our law, business and sports spaces. The College Road site is where you’ll find our computing, creative arts and engineering facilities.