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We’re so excited for you to join us on campus and to welcome you to where you matter.

As we begin the year at Staffordshire University, We want to ensure that your time here is a safe and happy one. On this page, you will find lots of useful information that will help you get settled into the Staffordshire University family.

Before you arrive

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Enrol now

It's vital that you enrol online before the academic year starts. This process only takes 15 minutes and can be completed through our e:Vision portal. Following the link below will take you to our enrolment hub where you can find the answers to any questions you may have.

Both new and returning students need to complete this step to continue their studies into the 2024 academic year.

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Your timetable and start date

All students studying on campus at our Stoke-on-Trent campus, Stafford Centre of Health Innovation and Staffordshire University London benefit from access to a personalised digital timetable which can be found by using the Beacon App.

Timetables will be available at the end of July onwards, subject to your enrolment invite.

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Join CampusConnect

Staffs CampusConnect is our student-led community app for offer holders. Connect with other people from your course, hometown or country, and even those with similar interests.

Join now

Your course

Check out your course welcome page to find lots of important course specific information, recommended pre-arrival activities and reading along with other resources to make sure you can hit the ground running. You'll also find details of any course trips and special equipment you may need to make the most of your course.

You can also find contact information for your lecturers, updates on any course developments as well as social groups we recommend you join (along with our main social media accounts) to make sure you're kept up to date and can make those vital connections as you start on this next chapter in your life.

Your first degree, including BA, BSc, etc.

Students continuing their studies following their undergraduate degree, including MA, MSc, MBA etc.

Key Welcome Dates

Welcome Week is for all students and is packed full of course and subject talks, workshops and events designed to ease you into life at Staffordshire University. Check out the key welcome dates. 

11 September

ResLife Quiet Move In

Residents will receive information from the ResLife or Inclusion Team if they are eligible for a quiet move in.

14 September

ResLife Move in Weekend

ResLife will be welcoming students living in managed accommodation into the community.

25 September

Stoke Welcome Fair

Find out about student services, clubs and societies that you can join and enjoy freebies from local businesses.

27 September

Stafford Welcome Fair

Find out about student services, clubs and societies that you can join and enjoy freebies from local businesses.

Your Students' Union

The Students' Union has you covered from cocktail making and club nights to vintage clothing fairs and quiz nights. Take a look at the event calendar and get involved - tickets to the most popular events sell out fast, so don't delay! Keep checking back as new exciting events will be added to the schedule.

On Campus Venues

Whether you're looking to catch up with friends over coffee, or attend an exciting club night, our on campus venues have you covered. During Welcome Week, events take place across our on campus venues where you'll be able to meet our friendly student services teams, connect with new friends, attend club nights and much more. 

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Ember Lounge Venue

Open throughout the week, Ember Lounge is the Unions’ number one daytime and evening venue for a great range of food and both alcoholic and non-alcoholic refreshments.  

Ember Lounge is host to its massive Karaoke night every Tuesday and the Big Quiz every Sunday night. Find us opposite the Henrion Building, underneath the main Students’ Union space.

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Squeeze in Verve

Squeeze is an amazing alcohol-free space, serving the best coffee from our partners at Roastology, made to order smoothies and milkshakes, top quality alcohol-free beers, soft drinks and mocktails.

Come join us and enjoy the relaxed vibes. Pop into our venue on Leek Road where you can chill on a beanbag in our indoor beach huts or browse our community bookcase. 

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LRV is your events hub on campus, home to a variety of club nights, including the Welcome Party!

LRV is situated on Leek Road campus, it's just a stone's throw from all of the Halls of Residence. 

What to expect during your Welcome Week

Sign up to clubs and societies

Join social and competitive sports clubs

Make new friends

Meet your Students' Union

Sample restaurants and snacks at our food festivals

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Chat to a current student

Whether you're a new student, or are returning to your studies with us, we'll be happy to answer your questions.

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