Institution Type : University
Location : Midlands

With internationally-recognised lecturers, professional links to industry and first-class facilities, Staffordshire University creates graduates who are ready for success.


Investing in your education

Courses taught in the UK meet the highest standards – and at Staffordshire University we are renowned for the quality of our teaching. We were recently ranked number 10 in the UK for our teaching quality by the Times Good University Guide and many of our courses received 100% student satisfaction in the 2017 National Student Survey. A ‘silver’ award for our outstanding standards of teaching in the recent TEF survey is just another indicator of the excellent standard of education you will receive when you study one of the innovative and exciting courses at Staffordshire University.

By studying with us, you can be confident that you will benefit from the highest levels of support from teaching professionals dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential.

At the heart of Britain

We’ve invested over £40 million to provide our students with the very best facilities on our vibrant, multicultural campus in the city of Stoke-on-Trent – right in the heart of Britain. Manchester and Birmingham are 40 minutes away by train and London takes 80 minutes. Bus services are reliable and low-cost, making Staffordshire University the perfect place to start exploring the UK!

A truly international university

Our international community on campus includes over 600 international students from 69 countries as well as lecturers and researchers from all over the world. The friendly’ Friends and Buddies’ (FAB) society is a student-led group which organises fun activities throughout the year including Chinese New Year, Eid and Christmas celebrations. Our excellent International Student Support team will ensure that you receive a warm welcome to Staffordshire University and will help to ensure that you are supported throughout your time with us.

Safe, friendly and well equipped

At Staffordshire, you’ll find a 24-hour library, an iMAC lab, the latest in engineering technology donated by industry partners, more than 2,500 networked computers and excellent leisure facilities including a brand new sports centre with state-of-the-art equipment. Our modern student accommodation is safe, secure, well maintained and affordable – a great place to socialise and make new friends! For those who would rather live off-campus, there are also plenty of other shared and private houses available very close to the University.

Want to see for yourself? Why not take a virtual tour of our facilities here:

Our subject areas

Established over 100 years ago, Staffordshire University is a modern university with a long history of delivering vocational and innovative courses across a diverse range of subject areas. As a sign of their quality, many of our courses are professionally accredited by some of the biggest names in industry such as CISCO, Playstation, ACCA, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Tourism Management Institute (TMI) and Drama UK.

Whether you’re looking to join one of the more traditional subject areas such as Business, Law or Engineering, or want to study something highly innovative such as Animation, Big Data or Computer Games Design, you’ll find a vast number of interesting and engaging courses available at Staffordshire.

See our full course list here:

Improving your English


If you haven’t quite reached your IELTS 6.0 target, why not consider joining one of our Pre-Sessional courses? Our small classes ensure that you receive 1-1 support and all of our courses are taught on campus by our own tutors. For further details on our Pre-Sessional English courses, please see: