Student Blogs

  • 24 hours in Stoke with Drew
    Ok. Imagine we’re back in glorious summer time. This would be my perfect 24 hours… 00:00 – 08:00: In my bed… duh! 08:00 – 10:00: The Awakening and Beautifying Process via Giphy 10:00 – 12:00: Heading into Hanley town to gather ‘supplies’ 12:00 – 16:00: Enjoying a ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 13-12-2017
  • What It’s Like To Be A Sober Student
    I’d like to start this post with a quick disclaimer: I am not against drinking or nights out, especially amongst students. I understand it’s a part of our culture, so I am not at all trying to be the voice of a minority and start a social revolution. I’m sure ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 08-12-2017
  • Cheap Eats: 4 Places to Eat in Stoke
    You’re a student. That probably means two things – you’re poor, and you’re hungry. I know. I feel you. But fear not! Here’s a quick list of places you can check out in Stoke! Maccies! GIPHY.comFast food is always an option for students – cheap, quick and delicious! There’s three ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 08-12-2017
  • Ramblings of a postgrad: Marvel and DC Society trip
    Here is a vlog on my latest outing with the Marvel and DC Society… After heading to Ember to meet the gang, we headed to the local cinema in Hanley to go see the latest Marvel film release, Thor: Ragnarok. The film was good, and I managed to get ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 08-12-2017
  • 10 Reasons to Choose Staffordshire University
    If you are disabled and are looking at which university to go to here are 10 reasons why should choose Staffordshire University:   The campus is compact I am a wheelchair user and when I went on university tours I always asked about the size of the campus and if ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 08-12-2017
  • What to do on campus
    Staffs is absolutely packed with fun and facilities. From cosplay to clubbing, there’s something for everyone! Fitness: The gym I use is the university one in the Sir Stanley Matthews Sports Centre and I can attest to how great it is. The staff are super-helpful and the facilities are phenomenal. ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 04-12-2017
  • GRADUATES! What are you doing?
    For those of us that graduated this summer just gone, the University is sending out a survey to ask the class of 2017 what they have been up to. The Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey – DLHE for short – is a national survey that is distributed by all ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 29-11-2017
  • Helping You Be Safe Around Campus
    Did you know that one of the top priorities of the Students’ Union here at Staffs, as well as the University’s Cop Shop, is to keep you safe on and around campus? Now the dark nights are drawing in, Staffordshire University is rolling out their Be Safe campaign. Not only ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 27-11-2017
  • Ramblings of a postgrad: An introduction to me!
    Hey everyone! Here is a little video I produced as an introduction to me and what I’m about… I’m a postgraduate student, studying MSc Health Psychology, a lover of food and dress up! Trying to better myself by heading to the gym and working hard on my course, but ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 24-11-2017
  • Hanley: Where to go and what to do
    If you’ve never been to Hanley, go. It is a fantastic place, Stoke-on-Trent’s main town centre and not even far from the university! A leisurely twenty minutes walk maximum or about a two minute bus ride, in some cases it could literally be on your doorstep! Now for what to ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 14-11-2017
  • Settling into my course: Experimental Film Production
    Experimental Film Production just doesn’t feel real. In the best of ways. When you come to an open day, you meet course leader Dan Hopkins and he really sells the course as this bombastic joyride where you get to make and study films, go on trips around the world and ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 07-11-2017
  • 5 Top tips for acing your Personal Statement
    It’s UCAS season, everyone! That means you might be applying to university and – if you are – you will definitely be needing a personal statement. Yep, the big wall of writing with lots of restrictions and rules that is your chance to persuade universities to take you on. Scary, ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 06-11-2017
  • What to do in Staffordshire this November
    Congratulations!! We’ve all made it through the first few weeks of the new academic year – whether it’s your first or your last. You’ve probably already started to adapt to the new workload for the year and things are starting to seem brighter as you look towards the end of ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 06-11-2017
  • Stoke-on-Trent cost of living: The facts
    It’s fairly common knowledge that Stoke-on-Trent is a pretty cheap place to live. But just how cheap? How much money am I actually saving by living here? Well, here’s your answer! I’ve put together a quick video all about saving money at uni. Check it out below… ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 06-11-2017
  • Being a Psychology Student At Staffs
    “Psychology, huh? So… What am I thinking?” *facepalm* Little did you know, but psychologists cannot read your mind! Shocking, I know. If I had a pound for every time I was asked this back in school, I could have probably funded my 3-year undergrad course no sweat. That course being ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 28-09-2017