Read the latest blogs from around Staffordshire University

  • Sarah Higgins voted Chair of the Association of Technical Staff in Psychology (ATSiP)
    Sarah Higgins Congratulations to Sarah Higgins, Psychology Technical Skills Specialist and a member of Staffordshire University’s Centre for Psychological Research, who was recently voted as Chair of the Association of Technical Staff in Psychology (ATSiP). ATSiP was formed in 1976 to facilitate the sharing of knowledge to overcome technical problems ... read more
    Blog: PsychologyPublished on 03-08-2017
  • 10 Top Tips for Clearing!
    Hey everyone, Samantha here again! As promised, I am here doing my 10 top tips when it comes to clearing. These tips will ensure that you are well prepared if you need to go to university through clearing. 1.Stay Calm! Even though it may seem like the end of the ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 03-08-2017
  • What Are Student Bank Accounts Offering YOU This Year?
    It’s getting to that time of the summer when you’ve got your place (congrats!), you’re starting your packing, you’ve applied for student finance, and- ahh! Where’s all that money gonna go when it comes in?! Fear not! I’ve been searching the internet to find out what the UK’s biggest banks ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 03-08-2017
  • Why study in Stoke-on-Trent?
    I have been here for most of my life, studying at primary school, high school and college in Stoke-on-Trent. There’s plenty of reasons why you should study here, but here are some of my reasons for studying here… Firstly, the local community surrounding the campus is very friendly! I guess ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 01-08-2017
  • How To Find a Job for the Summer
    Let’s face it, uni life can be expensive. Food, cleaning products, and little treats like nights out or takeaways – it all adds up. And it’s true that with a lot of courses, it can be difficult to balance a part time job on the side (although – side note – ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 01-08-2017
  • Institute of Education Postgraduate Research Conference 2017
    University of Worcester Friday 20th October 2017, 10.00 – 16.00 Call for Papers   Conference Theme: Communication, Collaboration and Commitment   The conference committee is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the Institute of Education Postgraduate Research Conference 2017. United under the theme of Communication, Collaboration and Commitment, ... read more
    Blog: Graduate SchoolPublished on 01-08-2017
  • Fifth Staffordshire Health Psychology Conference held in June 2017
    Staffordshire University’s 5th Health Psychology Conference took place at the end of June 2017 in the University’s Science Centre. My name is Meghan Linscott and as a funded first year Professional Doctorate in Health Psychology student (working at Stoke-on-Trent City Council across Public Health and Planning) I was not only ... read more
    Blog: PsychologyPublished on 01-08-2017
  • 5 Things To Do This Summer
    So…it’s officially summer! No more deadlines and no more lecturers so you have all the free time in the world. If you are getting a bit tired of binging on Netflix and playing video games all day, here are 5 things you could do this summer.   1. Read ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 30-07-2017
  • I’m Samantha, Your Clearing Ambassador!
    Hey everyone! My name is Samantha and I am one of your Clearing ambassadors. Starting university and especially having to come through Clearing may seem like a daunting experience but I am here to help make the process a little less scary. My job basically is to answer any questions ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 28-07-2017
  • Is a voice command system safe (or private) enough for you?
    I love shopping online; the ease and convenience of shopping without the hassles of trying to find a parking spot and dealing with the crowds at the mall makes it attractive for me. Recently, one of the biggest online shopping events took place on July 10. … Continue reading ... read more
    Blog: Business SchoolPublished on 28-07-2017
  • National Parks Week 2017: Local vs National (Day 5)
    It’s National Parks Week! This week is all about celebrating the UK’s 15 national parks and all they have to offer. Throughout the week, each park will host free family events to encourage people to connect with nature and appreciate the beauty of the British countryside. As someone who loves ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 28-07-2017
  • National Parks Week 2017: Local vs National (Day 4)
    It’s National Parks Week! This week is all about celebrating the UK’s 15 national parks and all they have to offer. Throughout the week, each park will host free family events to encourage people to connect with nature and appreciate the beauty of the British countryside. As someone who loves ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 27-07-2017
  • National Parks Week 2017: Local vs National (Day 3)
    It’s National Parks Week! This week is all about celebrating the UK’s 15 national parks and all they have to offer. Throughout the week, each park will host free family events to encourage people to connect with nature and appreciate the beauty of the British countryside. As someone who loves ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 26-07-2017
  • Invisible Learning and Your Identity
    In my previous blog I mentioned invisible learning. This is learning that occurs at University that is unrecognised and hence invisible. Let me explain. Recognised learning that occurs  in University often involves students acquiring knowledge or actively constructing knowledge. This acquisition, considers knowledge as an entity that can be bought ... read more
    Blog: Life Sciences and EducationPublished on 25-07-2017
  • Winter Is Coming
    Winter is coming, and I just can’t wait. I don’t mean log fires, mulled wine and snow on the ground – I mean Mr. Jon Snow on our screens! I’ve been looking forward to season seven of Game of Thrones … Continue reading ... read more
    Blog: Business SchoolPublished on 25-07-2017