Read the latest blogs from around Staffordshire University

  • BPS Teaching Awards for Professor Clark-Carter & Sarah Higgins
    The Department of Psychology are pleased to congratulate two members of staff who have received national awards for their contributions to teaching. On the 4th – 5th May 2017 Professor David Clark-Carter and Sarah Higgins attended the Annual British Psychological Society Conference held in Brighton to accept their individual awards. ... read more
    Blog: PsychologyPublished on 17-05-2017
  • Staffs Uni eSports Varsity
    On Sunday May 7th Staffs Uni went head-to-head against Keele in a number of eSports titles to determine who would be crowned winner. With a rise in eSports over the past few years thanks to streaming services such as Twitch & big deal sponsorship, there’s never been a better time ... read more
    Blog: Computing and Digital TechnologiesPublished on 17-05-2017
  • The Art of Compassion
    In December 2012, the NHS launched a new initiative underpinned by a set of core values that its staff would endeavour to communicate and demonstrate to every patient using NHS services, be they paramedics, nurses, midwives, operating department practitioners or any other of the host of NHS roles. This initiative ... read more
    Blog: Health and Social CarePublished on 16-05-2017
  • Games Design @ Staffs Uni
    Check out some of the great international coverage our games courses have had in Indian press recently! “a unique chance of gaining in-depth insight into the industry” Click the images to read what our head of Games & Visual Effects Bobbie Fletcher has to say about the exciting games courses on ... read more
    Blog: Computing and Digital TechnologiesPublished on 16-05-2017
  • GradEx 2017
    This is the third year of the GradEx show and the Forensics, Policing and Criminal Investigation team submitted over sixty entrants. It took three rooms to hold them. They take up 8 pages in the catalogue. The day began with a visit from the Mayor    and a welcome from ... read more
    Blog: Law, Policing and ForensicsPublished on 16-05-2017
  • One Big Celebration Picnic 11th June
    Join us in Hanley Park on Sunday 11th June from 2 to 6pm, for a big picnic, with story telling, music, creative activities, food and lots lots more. It’s fun, it’s free and its for all the family! Come along and read The Very Hungry Caterpillar out loud in your ... read more
    Blog: University QuarterPublished on 16-05-2017
  • Teaching and Learning: International Cooperation
    The Business School has been working with a number of international partners to support their efforts to upgrade the curricula and enhance the teaching and learning experience of their students for many years now. We have had partners in most Central and South East European countries as well as the ... read more
    Blog: Business SchoolPublished on 15-05-2017
  • Why Study Computing at Staffs Uni?
    At Staffordshire University we always ensure that our students have the most relevant knowledge for this fast paced industry. On the 10th of May our very own Dr Justin Champion and Chris Howard attended a one day event in Manchester, which was jointly hosted by Cisco and UKFast, with the ... read more
    Blog: Computing and Digital TechnologiesPublished on 15-05-2017
  • Your Student Union
    Hello, It’s so great to be back. I hope you had a brilliant Christmas and a wonderful start to the new year. Right now as we speak, I am back in Stoke and just finished unpacking my computer and the endless supply of food which has currently invaded my room ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 15-05-2017
  • The Power of Work Experience
    ‘’The only source of knowledge is experience.’’ – Albert Einstein Hello, Work Experience. What does ‘Work Experience’ actually mean? Well, according to the Cambridge dictionary it means ‘’a period of time in which a student temporarily works for an employer to get experience.’’ Now, many may see work experience as ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 15-05-2017
  • New MSc Psychology Conversion Course Starting in September 2017
    Dr Louise Humphreys (Lecturer in Psychology & Course Leader, MSc Psychology Conversion course) blogs about a new Masters award for students with a non-Psychology degree to gain the Graduate Basis for Chartership: I am pleased to announce that from September 2017 we are offering an exciting new MSc Psychology course, ... read more
    Blog: PsychologyPublished on 15-05-2017
  • NHS Cyber-Attack 12th May 2017
    On Friday 12th May 2017 we heard the shocking news that the NHS had been subject to a large-scale ransomware attack that rendered essential healthcare services unavailable. According to media reports up to 39 NHS organisations and several GP Practices were affected.  NHS Digital (the organisation that exists to ‘improve ... read more
    Blog: Khawar HameedPublished on 13-05-2017
  • Student Satisfaction
    “The Postgraduate (taught) Experience Survey has just completed. This is an independent, national audit of how postgraduate students feel about their course. I’m very pleased to report that our students on the MA in Continental Philosophy are happy indeed. 100% of respondents are pleased with the course overall, and 100% ... read more
    Blog: PhilosophyPublished on 12-05-2017
  • Student Trip: Cyber Security Expo, Bristol
    Computing students on a number of our undergraduate degree courses recently had the good fortune to attend the Cyber Security Expo taking place in Bristol. This event, one of the largest trade events in the UK, brings together employers and potential employees such as our students, and is attended by some of the ... read more
    Blog: Computing and Digital TechnologiesPublished on 12-05-2017
  • EU Tourism Quality principles
    Unhappy customers that are not listened to, untrained staff that are unable to complete tasks, poor cleanliness, poorly maintained accommodation, staff that lack knowledge of the local area, inability to communicate with the accommodation provider in a common language…… The EU Tourism Quality principles are a much needed approach in ... read more
    Blog: Business SchoolPublished on 11-05-2017