Read the latest blogs from around Staffordshire University

  • It’s Internaut Day!
    Today is Internaut Day! It marks 25 years of public Internet access and recognition of the ground-breaking WWW work of Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the results of which have had profound global impact and changed the way that we live. It is this aspect – the impact on our lives, that… ... read more
    Blog: Khawar HameedPublished on 23-08-2016
  • Yes You Can!
    I love a good TV commercial, a good ad. I guess it goes with the territory, being a marketer. In fact I’ve often thought that it should be written into the person specification for all marketing roles; “Must love a good ad”. It’s the ones that elicit a strong emotion… ... read more
    Blog: Business SchoolPublished on 23-08-2016
  • Manchester!
    In the last month I have signed a contract for my new flat in Manchester and got the keys – scary and adult and I’m  not sure how its going to go! As much as I am sad to leave Stoke after three years, I’m excited to see what Manchester… ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 23-08-2016
  • Accounting and Finance achieve 97 per cent satisfaction in National Student Survey
    We are proud to announce that the university’s Accounting and Finance courses have achieved 97% satisfaction in the overall quality of the courses, ranking 7th out of 119 institutions teaching Accounting and Finance. The breakdown of key results is as follows (all rankings are out of 119 institutions teaching Accounting… ... read more
    Blog: Business SchoolPublished on 22-08-2016
  • Professor David Clark-Carter wins a BPS Lifetime Achievement Award!
    Staffordshire University’s Professor David Clark-Carter will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the British Psychological Society for his contributions to teaching and research methods nationally and internationally. David has worked at Staffordshire University since 1989 and is currently the Professor of Psychological Research Methods. Throughout this time David… ... read more
    Blog: PsychologyPublished on 22-08-2016
  • Hello from Swetha
    Hello! I’m Swetha Reddy; Vice-President of the Students’ Union at Staffordshire University, where I’m studying for a Masters in Business Administration. I’m also an international student from India. Why did I choose Staffs? The Business Administration course’s good reviews and student feedback made me choose Staffs. After that, I was… ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 22-08-2016
  • Lemon-Avocado & Poached Egg on Toast in 6 Steps
    Continuing the theme of eating healthy (and keeping your bank balance healthy at the same time), one of my favourite breakfasts is lemon avocado on toast with a poached egg. Sounds like it’s complicated, but it’s super not, and I’ll show you why. I’ll include some variation for those of… ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 22-08-2016
  • Are we really that equal in the workplace?
    Matt Sadler We are living in rather uncertain times with political and socio-economic unsteadiness prevailing throughout our commercial world. Consequently, employment prospects are never less certain than they were pre-2007/8 and the financial crisis. Nevertheless, we also live in a progressive and, some might argue, enlightened world where our individuality… ... read more
    Blog: LawPublished on 22-08-2016
  • New Semester Approaching
    To all new and returning students, I for one am looking forward to doing some philosophy again, after a summer of … well, eating too much, mostly. The New Semester officially begins on September 12th. But that’s induction week, for making sure you know your way around, have all your… ... read more
    Blog: PhilosophyPublished on 21-08-2016
  • Professor Visiting
    I was pleased last week to entertain my old friend and co-author Ole Martin Skilleas, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Bergen. In addition to some good food and wine, we spent long hours at my dining room table, sketching out two new projects: the first, a paper replying… ... read more
    Blog: PhilosophyPublished on 21-08-2016
  • Travelling between Stoke-on-Trent and London, is it easy to do or really expensive
    I’m a big fan of travelling and exploring different places, this has been massively helped with the train station only two minutes from campus. Not only have I traveled to London I’ve also been to lots of different places around the U.K. such as Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham, Northampton, Coventry, Newcastle,… ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 21-08-2016
  • Student Recipe: Stuffed Butternut Squash in 10 Steps
    A couple of months ago, I decided I needed to take better care of myself. Eating healthily is a chore, most of the time, and there’s a stigma around student diets for a reason. If I find something that’s easy, works, and is good for you, I should share it,… ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 20-08-2016
  • Staffordshire University Partnerships Courses – A-Z
    We offer a range of Foundation degrees, Honours degrees and Master’s qualifications with UK-wide partners including film, education, health, art and design, business, ICT, early years care, engineering and motorsport. Study with Staffordshire University YOUR WAY with our wide range of courses available with partner learning providers across the UK.… ... read more
    Blog: PartnershipsPublished on 19-08-2016
  • What do lecturers think about Clearing?
    With all of this talking about clearing I though it would be right to ask some of the lecturers around the Uni about their opinion of clearing. What are your thoughts on clearing? It’s a great alternative way to get people into university! Especially mature students who may not have been… ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 19-08-2016
  • Finding Partners for Projects
    This short guide will give you ideas how you can find partners to work with on a project. If you are just starting out on project work, it can be a good idea to find partners who are already writing project bids and team up with them. If you… ... read more
    Blog: ResearchPublished on 18-08-2016