Staffordshire University

About 

Staffordshire University is a government university that was founded in 1914. It offers numerous undergraduate, postgraduate and online programs. The university has a total of six academic departments which include Health and Social Care, Life Sciences and Education, Law, Policing and Forensics, Stafford Business School, Creative Arts, and Engineering and Computing and Digital Technologies. They officially became Stafford University in 1992. The university has state-of-the-art technologies and amenities to enable them to not only offer high-quality learning experiences but also a supportive and fun environment.  

The university currently has one main campus, Stoke-on-Tent Campus in addition to two different centers, Shrewsbury Centre of Excellence and Stafford Centre of Excellence. The main campus is situated nearby the city and is in close proximity to major transportation links. The Stafford Centre of Excellence has the latest equipment and technology to ensure high-quality health care programs are thought. The Shrewsbury Centre of Excellence is situated within the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and has a number of clinical training facilities and a simulation suite.  

Postgraduate Programs They Run 

Staffordshire University offers a wide range of taught and research postgraduate programs, spanning subject matter such as finance, e-sports, fashion, game design, public relations, journalism, psychology, criminology, sport, tourism, animation, event management, and more. Some of the award classifications their courses offer include Master of Science (MSc), Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip), Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert), Master of Art (MA), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Professional Doctorate, Master of Research (MRes) and more. Most of the courses offer part-time and full-time learning options, with a selection offering flexible learning options.  

Admissions Process 

Applying for courses at Staffordshire University is a relatively simple and seamless process. Full-time undergraduate applicants should make their applications via UCAS. In order to successfully complete this application form, you will need to include the correct institution and course codes. You can easily find these on the Staffordshire University website. These codes may even be on the UCAS website. It is important that you read all the entry requirements of your chosen course before applying and that you fill in all sections of the application form too. Once you have submitted your application, the university will get in touch with you regarding the progress of your application.  

Postgraduate applicants can apply directly on their chosen course page on the university’s website. For your application, you will need to list your current qualifications, employment history, how you are funding your study, references, your passport, proof of your qualifications as well as a personal statement. You do not have to complete your application all in one go. Instead, you can make a start on it and come back later if you do not have everything you need to hand. Once sent, the admissions team will review your application and send it on to your course’s admissions tutor for a decision.  

You will then hear back from the university as to whether you are being offered a place. For part-time and online courses, you can apply directly on the website. International students applying for full-time courses should apply through the UCAS. If you are an international applicant looking to do a part-time or postgraduate course, you can apply directly through the website. You will be contacted by a member on the admissions team to let you know if you have been successful. This process can take a number of weeks. If you are an international applicant, it is essential to ensure you meet the entry requirements as well as the English language requirements.  

Accommodation 

Staffordshire University has a range of accommodation in College Court, Clarice Cliff Court, Leek Road Halls and Leek Road. Their accommodation is mostly shared with shared facilities such as bathrooms. The number of residents per hall varies depending on the property as does the number of rooms available each academic year. A select number of residences come with an en-suite bathroom and all come with fast Wi-Fi. The prices vary depending on the property and a 29-week contract is expected. Those who choose to live in Staffordshire University’s accommodation will have access to the Sir Stanley Matthews Sports Centre entirely free of charge. In addition, they will have 24-hour security, laundrette facilities, bars and social areas nearby, a film theatre, and union shops.  

Lots of events and workshops are organised for those living in the accommodation too. These include cooking classes, art workshops, open mic nights, sports activities, and more. You can apply for student accommodation at Staffordshire University directly on their website. Before making your application, ensure that you have accepted your course offer via the UCAS or the university and that you have waited 48 hours after this time. Also, ensure you have your student reference number to hand. It is a good idea to apply as soon as you possibly can as spaces fill up quickly.  

Scholarships and Financial Support 

Staffordshire University has a team of approachable and friendly Money & Guidance Advisors to support you with any issues or queries you may have while studying here. They offer quality guidance and advice across a number of issues including financial problems like financial hardship. In addition, they have several scholarships available for UK and international students. Some of their scholarships include the SMART scholarships which award up to £2000 and the GREAT Scholarships. There are also scholarships available for specific courses such as law courses. In addition, there are Early Bird Discount Scholarships. For full information on the scholarships available, their entry requirements, and how to apply, visit the Staffordshire University website.  

Contact Info 

For general enquiries, call +44 (0)1782 294400 or email enquiries@staffs.ac.uk  

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