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Odisha FC and Staffordshire University Partnership

Staffordshire University are excited to be working in partnership with Odisha Football Club as their Community and Education Partner.

About our partnership

Our partnerships will not only help raise awareness about the Staffordshire University but build engagement with supporters of the club, the local community, education providers and the Government of Odisha. By joining forces to we hope to deliver transformational programmes and projects that will make a huge positive impact on the lives of the people and region - helping address societal issues such as inequality and poverty and encouraging local people to realise their true potential.

This will be achieved through initiatives including:

  • A webinar series and sessions which highlight and discuss higher education opportunities for young people
  • Summer Schools and student exchange programmes
  • Work placement opportunities or internships
  • Development of education pathways and short courses
  • Community and grassroots programmes
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About Odisha FC

Odisha FC's story began on the beautiful eastern coast of India with a 15,000 seater stadium.

Odisha has a population of over 40 million people and Odisha FC are the only top-flight club in the state. They believe in nurturing young talent to help them succeed and have a vision of producing India’s greatest football stars of the future.

The Odisha region is rich in culture and history with a heritage in mining. Locally the Odisha fanbase is one of artistic expression and is already fanatically following Odisha FC. 

Philosophy and vision

Youth and gender focused

Odisha FC fundamentally believe in using sport to inspire all young people to achieve their ambitions, therefore driving gender equality is important.

Community and purpose

They aim for all their activities to have a positive impact on their communities and having purpose driven partners is a key motivator for the club’s ownership and players.

Passion to succeed

Only one year old, they are already holding their own in India’s top flight league. They are investing in the future and their passion to succeed will help them to become a championship side.



Spotting and enrolling talented players from across Odisha

Catchment areas

Places that produce high level young athletes or hotspots

Local league focus

Scouting across the state in local, village and tribal tournaments

Coach education

Providing education structure to educators and specialists

Baby leagues

Creating a football culture in Odisha by introducing the sport to young people

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Course Search

Those linked to the club who are interested in our courses can search for our undergraduate and postgraduate provision below: