Read the latest blogs from around Staffordshire University

  • What Goliath can learn from David
    In Business Schools all over the country and beyond we tend to focus on large and often multinational corporations, and the overarching focus on providing shareholders with the greatest possible return on investment has been identified as one potential contributor … Continue reading ... read more
    Blog: Business SchoolPublished on 08-09-2017
  • Champions League and World Records – all part of the job for Staffs Sports Therapist
    Staffordshire University 2016 graduate Gregg Jones has been discussing the experiences he has gained since embarking upon the early stages of his career as a Sports Therapist. Gregg emphasised the importance of his work placement requirements during his time at Staffs by reflecting how “it helped me massively because I ... read more
    Blog: Sport and ExercisePublished on 08-09-2017
  • Presenting…The NEW Ember Lounge
    At the start of August, I wrote about the regeneration project that was under way in the Ember Lounge, well nearly a month later and 4 months’ worth of work on the project. I finally got a sneak peak of the final product and WOW what a change if I ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 07-09-2017
  • Enterprise training for 50 somethings and over
    Are you aged 50 or over and are you thinking about setting up your own business? Or maybe you just fancy exploring a few ideas and getting some training? Do you have a hobby or interest in an area you … Continue reading ... read more
    Blog: Business SchoolPublished on 07-09-2017
  • Step Up student blogs: Dan
     1)    What motivated you to apply for Step Up? I was encouraged to apply for Step Up after a friend recommended the course after expressing my interest in wanting to return to education. From a very young age I had always wanted to become a paramedic; therefore I applied to ... read more
    Blog: Mature LearnersPublished on 07-09-2017
  • Sustainable Supply Chains in the Tourism Sector
    The fundamental principle of a Sustainable Supply Chain (SSC) rests on collaboration between companies and their suppliers, and their willingness to link their aims and essential operational processes to create unique, international, market satisfying resources that will satisfy their customers … Continue reading ... read more
    Blog: Business SchoolPublished on 06-09-2017
  • Proud To Be Staffs: Strong Partnership with Local Solicitors
    The placement-partnership scheme, which started this year, offers valuable work experience in a successful, local Solicitors. Leslee Griffiths, Practice Manager at “Beeston Shenton Solicitors in Newcastle” said they “are delighted to be working in partnership with Staffordshire University offering regular weekly work experience placements to the University’s Law students. The placement ... read more
    Blog: Law, Policing and ForensicsPublished on 05-09-2017
  • Operating Department Practice: 100% NSS – again!
    The results are out! Now is the time to find out what our students think about their learning experience with us. Big drum roll…………. The National Student Survey (NSS) results say Operating Department Practice (ODP) is 100% overall satisfaction, for the third year running! The National Student Survey (NSS) ... read more
    Blog: Health and Social CarePublished on 04-09-2017
  • Online Training Series for PGR’s
    The Graduate School is excited to announce the launch of an online training series for PGRs. Provided by the University of East Anglia, the series offers research and professional skills training in a ‘live-taught’ format via a ‘virtual classroom’ on Tuesday evenings between 7pm and 9pm (recordings of sessions are also ... read more
    Blog: Graduate SchoolPublished on 04-09-2017
  • John Ashbery, Poet. (1927-2017)
    We wake to the sad news that one of our greatest modern poets, John Ashbery, has died aged ninety. He was a leading figure of the New York School of poetry in the 1960s, a group influenced by modernist and … Continue reading ... read more
    Blog: English and Creative WritingPublished on 04-09-2017
  • Dear Parents………
    This is not a standard blog because it is deliberately intended for a few people, but bear with me. First and foremost….. congratulations! Your job has a parent is to ‘fledge’ your child and yes, we know it is hard but you have done a really good job! You have ... read more
    Blog: Health and Social CarePublished on 04-09-2017
  • Butterfly births
    One of our lovely 2nd year students recently gave the midwifery team a present.  It was a physical birth register – the idea is that every time a student delivers a baby, they post a token into the slot at the top so it gives them a visual and tangible ... read more
    Blog: Health and Social CarePublished on 04-09-2017
  • De-coding the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) results and going for Gold!
    If anyone out there is anything like me, you might be a little baffled by the Teaching Excellence Framework and what it actually means, so I thought I’d do a little investigatory work and summarise my findings and thoughts. Staffordshire University has recently been awarded the ‘Silver TEF award’. This ... read more
    Blog: Health and Social CarePublished on 04-09-2017
  • 5 things to do during Welcome Week
    Welcome week is the perfect time to get used to life on campus before your lectures start. Staffs uni offers such a lot during welcome week and there is never a dull moment, so jump in and enjoy yourself before the real work starts. There are some beautiful places to ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 04-09-2017
  • Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship – 3rd September 2017
    On Saturday I took the opportunity to enjoy some downtime at the hotel swimming pool, and then down to the Steam Whistle Brewery for some local beer.  I then transported all of my luggage on the subway and then the bus to my AirBnB in Mount Denis.  I am staying ... read more
    Blog: Dr Laura Walton-WilliamsPublished on 04-09-2017