Welcome Activities

Welcome is the main induction and orientation period for new students starting programmes in September or January.

Welcome Week takes place 23 - 27 January 2023

Activities start after arrivals weekend, and the week before the start of teaching. We will be running activities for new and returning students to help you settle in and make friends including information about clubs and societies.

There are lots of activities taking place, ranging from karaoke evenings, coffee tastings, quiz nights, social sports and more.

Welcome Fairs

Stoke Campus, 25 January, 10:30am - 3pm

Find out about services, clubs, societies and local businesses 

Stafford Campus, week commencing 30 January, 12-2pm each day 

Find out all about our services and activities in these daily lunchtime slots.

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StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

for Job Prospects

StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

for Student Satisfaction

Complete University Guide 2022

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

for Course Content

StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021