taffordshire University is located on two main campuses, in Stoke and Stafford, with a satellite campus in Lichfield. The Stoke campus lies close to the centre of Stoke-on-Trent, with easy access to the railway station and the amenities of the city. A University Quarter (UniQ) project to create a learning quarter in the city is under way, and a new on-campus £30m science centre opened in 2012. A further £12m is being invested in the Stoke campus. The university boasts a lively student union and the cost of living is relatively low, making it one of the most affordable universities.
here are about 17,000 undergraduates at Staffordshire. Another 3,000 or so study Staffordshire awards at regional partner colleges, and many thousands more study the university’s awards overseas. And if three or four years spent doing a degree seems like too much of a commitment, the university offers two-year degrees in a number of subjects. Staffordshire is among the leading universities for secondary teacher-training courses.
Facilities include sports centres and outdoor playing pitches at both Stafford and Stoke campuses, and a nature reserve at Stoke.
Teaching facilities include a professionally equipped media centre, a crime-scene house, a nature reserve, a drama studio and mock courtrooms. The new-technologies centre at the Stafford campus includes an industry-standard high-definition television centre.
Both campuses are five minutes’ drive from the M6. Stoke station is a minute’s walk away from the Stoke campus and has pretty good links in all directions.