Read the latest blogs from around Staffordshire University

  • From Step Up to BA Hons English and Creative Writing to published short stories. Jessica’s blog
    It was 21st April 2016, and that was that. I stood outside Cadman library having just handed in my final year project (a 10,000 word novella called Strangers), and felt a sense of pride almost equal to the day my daughter was born. My journey began on the 22nd April ... read more
    Blog: Mature LearnersPublished on 21-06-2018
  • Well done with Global Step Challenge
    Well, this is it folks, the end of our journey with the Big Bang Global Step Challenge but this doesn’t mean that you must stop there. Walking is the most popular Japanese exercise method, making it the perfect place for us to end our journey as you begin yours. We encourage you to be ... read more
    Blog: Life Sciences and EducationPublished on 19-06-2018
  • Sports students at Nippon University Japan
    Take. A. Bow. We’ve done it! We have managed to walk nearly 12,000,000 steps which lands us nicely at our last stopping point of our journey today, Japan. Congratulations to every individual who took part, it really would not be possible without your collective efforts. Did you know between you ... read more
    Blog: Life Sciences and EducationPublished on 19-06-2018
  • Peru, roughly 11,000,000 steps away
    Decisions to be made people! We could take a cramped flight from the UK to Peru, zero health benefits, roughly £2000 each and 18 hours long. Or, we could collectively walk there by taking part in The Big Bang Global Step Challenge, enjoying the mental and physical huge array of ... read more
    Blog: Life Sciences and EducationPublished on 19-06-2018
  • Matt – How Did It Feel To Get Into University?
    How did it feel to get into university? Pretty great! Find out all about it and what it could mean for you right here!     ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 19-06-2018
  • 5 Things to do in Stoke-On-Trent – Burslem
    There are six towns that make up the main body of Stoke-On-Trent. Stoke-Upon-Trent, Longton, Tunstall, Fenton, Hanley and the Mothertown, Burslem. Here’s a few things you can do while you’re out and about in Burslem! Moorland Pottery You can buy great mugs and crockery! You can also look around ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 19-06-2018
  • South Africa
    Who do you think won the race? We’d like to think it was you guys so, congratulations on making it to South Africa. Just over 11,000,000 steps away and here is where we will meet our GradEX winning fourth placement student. Known as the rainbow nation because of its ... read more
    Blog: Life Sciences and EducationPublished on 19-06-2018
  • Karibu! (or welcome as we would say), we have just arrived in Kenya
    Karibu! (or welcome as we would say), we have just arrived in Kenya, an incredible 4326 miles as the crow flies, which equates to just over 8.5 million steps! An ambitious feat to complete today but we’ve made it. Why not take the scenic route and travel along the River Nile ... read more
    Blog: Life Sciences and EducationPublished on 19-06-2018
  • 1,000,000 steps and counting! Find out about AJ experiences in Germany
    1,000,000 steps and counting! Congratulations to all those taking part at Staffs Uni in the Big Bang Global Step Challenge, our first milestone is complete. Your combined efforts so far have given us the distance needed to be able to walk to Dublin and back, Denmark or even step foot in ... read more
    Blog: Life Sciences and EducationPublished on 19-06-2018
  • Tower to Tower
    Staffordshire University provides plenty of opportunities to keep fit and up your step count. Great sports facilities and teams from football to ultimate frisbee, with even the senior management getting involved. Vice-Chancellor Professor Liz Barnes and Pro Vice-Chancellor Ieuan Ellis plus Senior Lecturer in Sports Therapy Steve Bateman and a ... read more
    Blog: Life Sciences and EducationPublished on 19-06-2018
  • Be curious and be active
    Right here on campus we have the Sir Stanley Matthews Sports Centre, Sir Stanley Matthews, a local born boy who went on to achieve great things in the world of football. With the World Cup tournament having already begun, we are sure there is more than few footy fans on ... read more
    Blog: Life Sciences and EducationPublished on 19-06-2018
  • Step 1: Stoke-on-Trent
    Our journey begins right here at Staffs Uni in Stoke-On-Trent, known for its pottery, coal mining and steel works, but also a thrill seekers destination, as you may be aware it is home to one of the greatest theme parks in Europe, Alton Towers Resort. With exciting rollercoasters and woodland ... read more
    Blog: Life Sciences and EducationPublished on 19-06-2018
  • Welcome to Big Bang Global Step Challenge 2018
    Welcome to the 2018 Big Bang Global Step Challenge at Staffs Uni! Here at Staffs we are proud to be taking you on a journey to far reaching parts of the globe to visit our students who have undertaken placements around the world, all of which is made possible ... read more
    Blog: Life Sciences and EducationPublished on 19-06-2018
  • How to take part in The Big Bang Global Step Challenge
    Thanks for joining us and let us see where our combined step counts can take us during the West Midlands Big Bang Fair Collect your free pedometer from the registration desk upon arrival at the event.  Exhibitors, ambassadors and Staffordshire University staff are also taking part using their own step ... read more
    Blog: Life Sciences and EducationPublished on 17-06-2018
  • About Part Time Job
    During my first semester in Staffs, I didn’t not have any part time job. I wasn’t in a rush looking for a part time job because I want to settle down and familiar with this new environment. Towards the end of the first semester, I had the opportunity to be ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 15-06-2018