Life in Stoke and Staffordshire

For those of you who are travelling from around the world to Staffordshire University might like to know more about the area you are going to be living in whilst studying.

Staffordshire University is located in Stoke on Trent which is in Staffordshire. Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire are located in the heart of the United Kingdom, about half way between Manchester and Birmingham. In itself, it has a rich history and lots of wonderful things to do and see, but it is also primely located so that you can easily access other prominent UK cities such as Birmingham, Manchester and London.


What can you do in Stoke and Staffordshire?

Take a look at our history and the great things Stoke and Staffordshire have to offer:

Enjoy Staffordshire’s History and Heritage
BBC – History of Stoke and Staffordshire
Visit Stoke - History and Heritage
Visit Stoke – The Potteries
Trip Advisor – Staffordshire Landmarks
Trip Advisor – Stoke on Trent Landmarks
Trip Advisor – Stoke on Trent Attractions
Enjoy Staffordshire – Explore our Destinations
Britain’s Finest – Places to visit, things to do and days out in Staffordshire.

Fancy doing some shopping?

Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire have some great shopping areas to explore. Take a look below for more details!

Enjoy Staffordshire – Shopping Areas
Visit Stoke – Shopping centres and villages

Eating Out

Eating out could be just what you need at the end of a long day, so why not check out some of the great places to eat in and around Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire:
Trip Advisor – Best Places in to Eat in Staffordshire
Trip Advisor – Best Places to Eat in Stoke on Trent
Enjoy Staffordshire – Food and Drink
Visit Stoke – Food and Drink

Travelling Further Afield

Travelling further afield is certainly an option when you live in Stoke on Trent. Birmingham and Manchester are less than an hour away by train. London can be reached within a couple of hours by train. The train station is located about a 5 minute walk from the University so it is very easy to access. It is always a good idea to check and plan your trips, and you can do this by checking the National Rail website. They also have an app you can download from iTunes or Google Play.