Student experiences in Society and People


Embed yourself in society and people with Staffordshire University.

Whatever course you choose to study, you will be offered the chance to make impact in local communities and further afield.

Whether you’re taking a counselling and support route in our Community House, undertaking work experience placements, or enhancing your skills with project work - you’ll be making a difference to your career with well-rounded experiences.

But it doesn't stop there - your student experience at Staffordshire University expands beyond your course which is why there are lots of exciting experiences to be had whether it's via our clubs and societies, making the most of on-campus activities and events or accessing our extensive student support services - we want to make sure you have the best possible student experience. 

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Our students

Studying at Staffordshire University has changed my life

Studying at Staffordshire University has changed my life. The lecturers are supportive, encouraging and motivate you to do better. During my time at Staffs, I've grown as a person. I've developed a range of transferable skills and I've become more confident in my abilities. Making the decision to go to university as a mature student was the best decision I've made and I look forward to see where my education takes me in the future.

Nicki Eardley


Jodie Wilson - Social Work


Mature student, Jodie overcame life challenges to complete her Social Work degree and begin the next stage in her career.

Shannon Haughton - Social Work


Shannon talks about the benefits of placements and working in realistic simulations with experienced service users.


Our friendly enquiries team are on hand to answer any questions you may have about your course, life at Staffordshire University and much more.

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Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

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of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021

of Research is “Internationally Excellent” or “World Leading”

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Four Star Rating

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