The city of Stoke-on-Trent
Not only is Stoke-on-Trent a friendly, diverse city that is steeped in history, it's also one of the most affordable places to live in the UK, which makes it a top choice for students from home and abroad.
When it comes to culture, Stoke-on-Trent is up there with the best, and has recently seen a resurgence in everything that made it great. For starters, it’s the World Capital of Ceramics. The city’s Pottery Museums and ceramic festivals are world-renowned, and home to Wedgwood, Burleigh and Emma Bridgewater. Industrially and creatively the ceramic industry has helped mould the city, putting it on the map as a globally renowned destination for innovation, entrepreneurship, science and art.
However – it doesn’t stop there, the city is bursting with cultural events throughout the year like theatre, street art, drama, opera, big touring productions and festivals. The city has hosted big bands, debuted up and coming artists, ran exhibitions, showcased new talent and sponsored world class sporting events.