Staffordshire University is a modern University with 100 years' experience of pioneering higher education within the creative, technological and scientific industries. The University delivers relevant, inspiring and vocationally led courses and thus develop students who are independent thinkers.
Based in the Midlands in the heart of the UK, the University is home to approximately 14,000 students that make up a dynamic and vibrant community. In addition, the University has an international network of over 20,000 students studying on Staffordshire University courses at over 40 partner organisations around the world (Jan 2015).
Passionate about transforming the lives and aspirations of the individuals and communities it serves, the University is agile and flexible; quick to adapt as student requirements change and is renowned for providing ground-breaking new courses and outstanding learning opportunities.
Vocationally led courses have developed strong links with partners in industry to support teaching. This ensures courses remain relevant and up-to-date and that students are prepared for a career once they have completed their studies. University partners include: Sony, Cisco, Vodafone, Jaguar Land Rover and Epic Games. Many lecturers still work within their field of expertise and guest speakers from industry (such as Hewlett Packard and Marvel Comics) deliver lectures.
Many graduates have gone on to work with internationally recognised organisations such as the BBC, Microsoft, Bentley Motors and NASA. Others have gone on to form their own successful businesses whilst some graduates have worked on Oscar winning films, written books and even won an Olympic gold medal.