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Why choose Staffordshire University?

At Staffordshire University your experience matters to us. We’ll share our passion for knowledge and business skills. You’ll receive a friendly welcome, have access to excellent facilities and connect with people and opportunities to secure your future.

Our reputation

  • University of the Year - Edufuturist Awards 2021
  • Top 15 for Teaching Quality - The Time and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
  • Top 15 for Student Satisfaction - Complete University Guide 2022
  • Top 20 for Job Prospects - Student Crowd Universities Awards 2021
  • 6th for Social Inclusion - The Time and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

Teaching excellence

Your success matters to us. We’re continually developing our courses to be relevant to the working world, and empower our students to learn through problem-solving. We are agile and can be flexible to provide the individual support you need to bring out the best in you. You’ll also have a range of experiences through our lively campus, events and business connections to help you stand out from the crowd.

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Meet some of our academic team

Professor Elizabeth Boath

Professor Of Health And Wellbeing

Liz is a Coach and Mentor, Clinical Hypnotherapist and Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) Practitioner and teaches Counselling, Public Health and Communication Skills. Liz's research is focused on perinatal mental health and health and social care.

Elizabeth's profile

Dean Northfield

Senior Lecturer

Dean worked for West Yorkshire Police as a VIPER Officer (2 Years) then an Imaging Officer (6 years). He progressed to Senior Imaging Officer, before finishing his time at West Yorkshire Police in the Forensic Multimedia Unit

Dean's profile

Stuart Butler

Course Director

Stuart is the Course Director for Games Technology and an experienced 3D Vehicle Artist with multiple published games titles to his name as an artist, designer, and animator.

Stuart's profile

Professor Caroline Sturdy Colls

Professor Of Conflict Archaeology

Prof. Sturdy Colls' pioneering research focuses on the application of interdisciplinary approaches to the investigation of Holocaust landscapes. Caroline is the Course Leader for the Forensic Archaeology masters.

Caroline's profile

Professor Nachiappan Chockalingam

Professor Of Clinical Biomechanics

As Professor of Clinical Biomechanics, I direct the Movement Analysis Laboratory and lead the biomechanics team and research at Staffordshire University. I am also an Affiliate Professor at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Malta and…

Nachiappan's profile

Dr Jacky Forsyth

Associate Professor

Dr Jacky Forsyth is a Senior Lecturer in exercise physiology. She conducts a wide range of leading research around women in sport and exercise, and specialises in the relationship between ovarian hormones, exercise and health. Her research into …

Jacky's profile

Professor Torfeh Sadat-Shafai


Torfeh's expertise lies in plastic electronics, Photovoltaics, Experimental Physics, Electronic Material & Thin Films Technology and Optoelectronics. Torfeh is also course leader for Advanced Technology MSc

Torfeh's profile

Professor Abdel-Hamid Soliman


Abdel-Hamid's expertise includes automation, including Smart Cities, Building automation, Energy management, Security, Safety and health applications.

Abdel-Hamid's profile

Guaranteed work experience

Graduates who've secured relevant work experience alongside their study are more likely to get the job they want.  That’s why we guarantee the opportunity of work experience for all on-campus, full time undergraduate students. 

Learn more about guaranteed work experience
I've gained so much

It's empowering. It inspires you to go a little bit further and all these skills that I've gained in such a short space of time are going to be so beneficial for me. I've gained so much professionally, personally and academically.

Lisa Barnacle

BSc (Hons) Psychology

New for 2022

We're continually investing in our campus to provide the very best experience to our students, staff and visitors. In 2022, we're launching three fantastic projects which will enrich your experiences here at Staffordshire University.

Artistic rendering of the Catalyst

The Catalyst

This £40m investment will be a unified building, bringing together social, study, teaching and support functions. Interwoven with these, the building will also be home to the University’s apprenticeship, business and marketing programmes.

Discover the Catalyst
centre for health innovation

Centre for Health Innovation

This £5.8m centre gives students the chance to immerse themselves in the latest medical techniques and methods, developing new patient safety techniques through cutting edge digital simulation and immersion suites.

Explore the Centre for Health Innovation
forest school and nursery

Woodlands Day Nursery and Forest School

Alongside offering 100 full day-care places for children of staff and students, our nursery and forest school features an observational learning suite where teaching can be observed, facilitating applied learning for trainee teachers, social workers, Special Educational Needs Coordinators, and students at the University. 

Read more about Woodlands
University of the Year

Edufuturist Awards 2021

Top 15 for Teaching Quality

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

Top 15 for Student Satisfaction

Complete University Guide 2022

Top 20 for Job Prospects

Student Crowd Universities Awards 2021

6th for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022


QS Star Ratings 2021