As part of our widening participation programmes, we offer in-school, classroom based activities where learners will discover what a university looks like, learn about aspects of student life and develop key vocabulary linked to university. 

Furthermore, they will gain an understanding of the journey from primary school through to higher education. 

Campus visits for primary schools

We are able to offer a limited number of half-day campus visits  particularly to Years 5 and 6 to ensure that our younger learners can continue to learn about higher education and student life.  

Visits must be arranged in advance, so that a suitable programme can be arranged and are subject to appropriate staff and venues being available. 

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If you are a primary school teacher or staff member, please email The Schools and Colleges Liason Team to discuss requirements.

STEM Ambassadors 

Connecting young people with STEM industry experts 

STEM Ambassadors help to bring STEM subjects alive and provide real-life examples of industry careers, creating an invaluable link between schools and industry. For the last 20 years, they have been an incredible resource to schools, colleges and communities across the UK and can be requested to support STEM skills across the curriculum and cross-curricular work. 

Request a STEM ambassador

Staffordshire Future Journalist Awards

Do you have a passion for writing, or an interest in creating media content? The Future Journalist Awards is your chance to showcase your talent and win some great prizes. Organised by Staffordshire University, the annual competition aims to inspire tomorrow’s journalists, bloggers, and content creators. 
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in the UK for Quality Education

Sustainable Development Goal 4, Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2024

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