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Top 5 UK University

StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

Top 15 for Student Satisfaction

Complete University Guide 2022

Top 10 for Job Prospects

StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

It’s your last chance to apply for a September start!

It’s time to make a difference to your future with Staffordshire University, an institution with a vision to transform people, places and society. Apply now before the UCAS deadline to secure your place at a Top 5 UK University. 

Guaranteed work experience

We know that work experience sets students apart, and helps them to achieve their career dreams. That's why we offer guaranteed work experience to each and every student at Staffordshire University, whether that's an internship, a volunteer position or a placement as part of their course.

Hear from Fashion student Busola as she talks around her placements, including London Fashion Week, preparing her for industry.

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Where better than Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University the place to start your higher education journey. We offer an unparalleled level of student support that covers faith, financial management, accommodation and academics, as well as investment in facilities totalling over £160m in recent years.

We want to make your experience as special as possible and put you right at the beating heart of the University life in our comfortable halls of residence. Here, you'll be living in a safe student community surrounded by modern facilities, including an on campus gym and film theatre. If you apply before 31 August 2023, you’ll be guaranteed accommodation in our University neighbourhood – one less thing to be worried about!

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Connected with the future

At Staffordshire University, we are dedicated to business and emerging industries, showcasing a constantly developing portfolio of courses that puts you right in the heart of the workplace.

At our award-winning institution, your university experience is key. With a bustling social scene on-campus and around the great county of Staffordshire, events and activities from the institutions own Students Union, that offer support, employment and a variety of clubs and societies that cover popular (and not so popular) hobbies and interests - plus opportunities to take on the world and try new things in social programmes like ‘Give it a Go’. Connecting with new worlds has never been easier than with your ‘local’ university.

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Did you know?

  • We’re a Top 5 UK University as rated by our students in the StudentCrowd University Awards 2022
  • We’re Top 10 for Job Prospects as rated by our students in the StudentCrowd University Awards 2022
  • We were rated Top 15 for Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide 2022
  • We’re Top 10 for Social Inclusion in the Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023
  • We’re Top 15 for Course Content as rated by our students in the StudentCrowd University Awards 2022
in the UK for Quality Education

Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023

for Career Prospects

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Facilities

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

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

QS Star Ratings 2021