Student Blogs

  • Matt – How Did It Feel To Get Into University?
    How did it feel to get into university? Pretty great! Find out all about it and what it could mean for you right here!     ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 19-06-2018
  • 5 Things to do in Stoke-On-Trent – Burslem
    There are six towns that make up the main body of Stoke-On-Trent. Stoke-Upon-Trent, Longton, Tunstall, Fenton, Hanley and the Mothertown, Burslem. Here’s a few things you can do while you’re out and about in Burslem! Moorland Pottery You can buy great mugs and crockery! You can also look around ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 19-06-2018
  • About Part Time Job
    During my first semester in Staffs, I didn’t not have any part time job. I wasn’t in a rush looking for a part time job because I want to settle down and familiar with this new environment. Towards the end of the first semester, I had the opportunity to be ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 15-06-2018
  • How It Felt To Get Into Uni
    Is Results Day looming? Hoping to get into Uni? I know how you feel – I was in that position two years ago. In this vlog, I share with you how I felt getting into Staffs, and the mixed emotions that came with it due to some disappointing A-level grades. ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 15-06-2018
  • What I’ve Learnt from Second Year
    It feels crazy to even write the words I’ve finished my second year of Staffs. The cliché saying that University really does fly by is so true, but I think that only becomes apparent at this stage of an undergraduate course. I wouldn’t have said first year went by particularly ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 15-06-2018
  • Fond Farewell ??
    Have a watch of my last ever video! These past 4 years at university have really shaped me to be the person I am today, and I can’t wait to start the next chapter of my life. Wish me luck! ... read more
    Blog: Student BlogsPublished on 12-06-2018
  • 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