For new students coming to Staffordshire University (and more generally for those moving to the area for work) here is a guide to the most useful online sources
Clearing is open https://www.staffs.ac.uk/clearing or phone 0800 590 830 if you are still looking for a course
Visit Stoke and Enjoy Staffordshire for attractions and events in the area, escape to the great outdoors in the Peak District – a shout out to the website for East Staffordshire tourism which is excellent
For Business students https://www.investstoke.co.uk/ provides information on all the big projects being developed in the city. The student jobs recruitment agency on campus is Unitemps or if you need help with your CV then try our Careers service. A good news site especially for business news is the Daily Focus
For up to date news on jobs, events and funding opportunities in the area (especially useful for the creative students but also any student looking for opportunities)
The best food blog in the area is Moorlands Eater
Entertainment and venue websites
- What’s on in Stoke
- What’s on in Staffordshire
- The Sugarmill, Hanley
- The Underground
- Regent Theatre
- Victoria Hall
- New Vic Theatre (in the round) Newcastle
- Trentham Garden events
- Mitchell Arts Centre
- Alton Towers
- Foxlowe Arts Centre, Leek
Facebook pages and groups
There’s lots of What’s on pages and groups but this is probably the best one and it also covers Cheshire
Staffordshire Business School keep up to date with our latest news. Hanley Park is right next to the campus and has lots of facilities (all weather courts, basket ball, playgrounds) and events on (5K park run and others)
Lots of part-time/temp jobs suitable for students get posted on this page
To get up to speed with the latest events and great recommendations of what there is to do in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire, check out:
We Love Stoke – run by Steven and Kim who moved to Stoke-on-Trent and loved it! They share their adventures in experiencing what the city has to offer.
Stoke-on-Trent Bid highlights festivals, events and activities to get involved in, with a regular what’s on line up.
Enjoy Staffordshire shares exactly that – how to enjoy Staffordshire. Sometimes you’ll also find exclusive discounts.
Visit Stoke provides you with great days out for all ages.
Eat Stoke – if food and drink is your thing, you need to give this account a follow to support the very best of Stoke-on-Trent’s food and drink culture.
These Staffordshire-bred accounts are really on their game on TikTok, follow them to see what you could get up to in Staffordshire.
Linkedin and Twitter
#staffordshirehour twitter hour Weds 8-9pm