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Campus transformations

Every transformation project tells a story.

At Staffordshire University we’re committed to providing all students, colleagues and visitors with the best possible experiences – whether it’s learning on campus, working on campus or visiting our campus – which is why we’re continually investing in our campus transformation projects.

Here you can see some of our latest campus transformation projects coming to life as we move towards our 2030 campus masterplan. 

Our latest projects

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Beacon Esports Expansion

Expanding our Esports provision in Stoke-on-Trent with £2.7m investment in new facilities in the Beacon building including a bespoke esports arena and dedicated broadcast studio galleries. 

Find out more about Beacon Esports Expansion
Simulation Suite in Ashley 2

Ashley 2 Simulation

We are transforming our Ashley 2 building with over £2.2m investment in new, state-of-the-art simulation facilities to bring crime scene to courtroom in one building.

Find out more about Ashley 2

Performance Centre

Refurbishment works will see various interior and exterior improvements carried out ranging from roofing works and sustainable LED lighting installations through to window refurbishments and floor renovations made across the building.

Find out more about our Performance Centre

Recently completed projects

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The Catalyst

Our flagship £40m physical and virtual hub which aims to connect employers, students and apprentices from across the Midlands and beyond.

Find out more about the Catalyst Building
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Centre for Health Innovation

A state-of-the-art £5.8 million Centre for Health Innovation powered through the Government’s Getting Building Fund incorporating sector-leading clinical simulation and immersion suites. 

Find out more about the Centre for Health Innovation
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Woodlands Day Nursery and Forest School

Located close to the University's nature reserve, this brand new £4.4m facility, which is carbon neutral, features four inspirational learning spaces enhanced with digital technology and a forest school provision.

Find out more about the Nursery and Forest School
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Innovation Enterprise Zone

One of 20 University Enterprise Zones (UEZs), launched with a £20 million investment by Research England, part of UK Research and Innovation. This investment has funded new incubation space and a hatchery for start-up companies on our main Stoke-on-Trent campus and offers unprecedented access to specialist advanced materials, manufacturing and digital facilities in our innovation ecosystem.

Find out more about the Innovation Enterprise Zone
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River Trent Restoration

A 450-metre stretch of the River Trent through Staffordshire University has been re-naturalised – providing another link in the chain for a joined-up wildlife corridor though the heart of Stoke-on-Trent.

Find out more about the River Trent restoration
Digital Loft

Staffordshire University London

Since launching in September 2019, Staffordshire University London has been working hard to build upon our initial successes and have been working to achieve an ambitious set of plans for their next stage developments. To this extent, Phase 2 involves creating unique spaces for work and social activity to enhance the experience for all.

Find out more about SUL Phase 2

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Got a question related to campus transformation at Staffordshire University or want to know more about our current projects? Get in touch with us.

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