Student Blogs

  • Mental Health Awareness Week: Why the Term ‘Snowflake Students’ Should Be BANNED
    Mental health issues are not new. Being aware of mental health is not some millennial fad. These problems have always been around, it just happens to be now, in 2018, that the conversation around mental health is at its loudest. This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and I have ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 12-05-2018
  • Travelling on a Student Budget – My 4 top tips!
    What’s better than a nice relaxing holiday after a year of working hard at University? The summer holidays are a great time to go and explore the world, or just go back to your favourite holiday spot, but living on a student budget doesn’t exactly make it easy. I’ll be ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 24-04-2018
  • Something to maketh thee smile
    The 23rdof April marks a very special day, Shakespeare Day! Known for his sonnets and playwrights worldwide, the man is practical the emperor of creative writing. Did you know he is the best-selling author of all time, with approximately 4 billion copies of his work sold? It is no doubt ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 24-04-2018
  • From Chaos to Order: Student Hood is One Rollercoaster!
    Okay with exams just around the corner, assignments creeping in, and dare we speak of results day. Let’s just say I know the pressure too well.                 Far too well. And it wasn’t even pressure to excel but to have it all ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 20-04-2018
  • 5 Reasons You NEED to Go to Stoke-CON-Trent
    So, I’m a Cartoon & Comic Arts student – you better believe I know all about the nearest comic conventions I can attend around Stoke and beyond. But twice a year, we get a con that’s actually held inside the uni! Stoke-Con-Trent (exceptional pun there) is coming up this weekend, ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 16-04-2018
  • Living Costs on a Student Budget… HELP!
    Money. A controversial topic that people tend to avoid, or want to brag about way too much. The root of all evil? Possibly. Something you need to get to grips managing? Definitely! via GIPHY When you get to uni for the first time, it can be very tempting to spend ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 16-04-2018
  • Ramblings of a Postgrad: Health and Wellbeing
    As a Health Psychology student, I’d like to think I know a thing or two about health, happiness, and all round wellbeing. In my latest vlog I talk about World Health Day, giving you some helpful hints and tips to live a healthier life. Enjoy! ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 09-04-2018
  • My Trip to Berlin in 90 Seconds
    Course field trips are an exciting part of student life at Staffs and I’ve had the privilege of going on my third this semester. Fancy seeing my trip to Berlin compiled into a 90-second highlights video? Check out the link to my vlog on the Uni YouTube channel:   ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 05-04-2018
  • Deal with it: Be the producer in your life
    “A producer is the person who has an idea and its obsession and a producer doesn’t rest and will not let go until that idea finds its form that’s destined to take. Being a movie or a play or a TV Show, whatever it is.” – Jerry Davis (known for ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 05-04-2018
  • Why I’m Moving Home For My Final Year
    I spent my first and second years of my degree living in student accommodation. The first was on-campus at Clarice Cliff Court in a flat of 6. My second year has been in a privately-rented student house of 4 that is right next to my lecture buildings. But for my ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 05-04-2018
  • Review : Pavilion Smoke House on Open Mic Night
    It was a Thursday night, Grace and me walked into this cozy restaurant that I always watch from Cadman Studio. Now we having our dinner in Pavilion Smoke House at Beacon Building. As we walked in, we were welcomed by the staffs and saw Craig was setting up for ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 04-04-2018
  • Drew’s Student Story – So Far
    Check out my latest vlog all about my student story, and how I got to where I am now. Enjoy! ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 20-03-2018
  • Business Student Mythbusters: 5 Things You Thought You Knew
    When I tell people I’m studying Accounting and Finance, they always seem to react by wincing and saying something along the lines of “Ouch” or “Rather you than me!” So I thought I’d ask them why, and bust some myths about the Business School! “They’re all boring people who do ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 20-03-2018
  • The Typical Weekend
    Since I’m here, in the UK. I kind of changing my lifestyle. Probably a bit more healthier? more positive for sure. I love weekends. I spend most of my time on baking, grocery shopping and of course doing assignments (the due date is closer and closer). Usually I will go ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 20-03-2018
  • Overwatch at Ember Lounge!
    If you’ve ever been to Ember Lounge in the evening then you’ll probably know that there’s often Sports like Football or Rugby being shown on the big screens, which is great for sport fans, and not unusual for a bar to do to bring in more people. However, football and ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 20-03-2018