University of the Week – Staffordshire University
Located in the county of Stafford, UK, there is a University that has produced some of the finest footballers, politicians, Rock-Band artists and even one Olympic Gold-medalist. Modern, safe, friendly and supportive, Staffordshire University is one of the top universities in UK and welcomes students from over 130 countries and had established itself as one of the most renowned Universities in the Midlands. If you are looking to Study in UK or do an MBA in UK, this one of the best options available.
The University was established in 1992 and started as classes for pottery and mining, now has two main campuses- in Stafford and Stoke. It has been rated as UKs most progressive, dynamic and forward thinking modern universities. There are about 20,000 students studying with the University from which close to 20% of them are international students.
WHY STUDY AT STAFFORDSHIRE?
Low Cost: With some really affordable courses and University-managed accommodation, the University ensures its status as pocket-friendly and remains one of the most resoanable option to Study in UK
Bursaries: There is support from the National Scholarship Program as well as the University’s own fee-waivers to the deserving. And the number of waivers is not small, by any means; neither are the criteria too high. Indian students can avail scholarships of up to 2000 GBP on Masters courses and 6000 GBP on Bachelors courses
Course Flexibility: Along with normal, you have the fast-track courses designed to train you fully for a public or a private sector. Whatever you choose, there is a combination available at the University tailored according to your demands, and such is the variety of courses offered. The University, in partnership with Hewlett Packard, has announced new programs to equip students with business-ready IT skills.
Facilities: 24-hour libraries for the bookworms, 1033+ computers and over 300,000 books. On campus sports centers, fitness suites, dance/aerobic studios, sports halls, tennis courts and pitches for football and rugby. Whew! There are even award-winning Lounges here, if you must know! No wonder, so many athletes this University produces.
Global reputation – The University is renowned for equipping students with the qualifications and aptitude to make a real impact in their chosen careers and has many tie ups and accreditations from various professional bodies
Academic Strength: Lecturers with real world industry experience – they’re at the top of their profession and know how to help you succeed and pledge that every Staffordshire University student will graduate with real-world skills and attributes
Internship and Work placements: To help you succeed in the workplace, the university also provides a range of opportunities to gain valuable work-related skills like opportunities to work on live projects, complete work placements, participate industry exhibitions, events and internship programmes. Staffordshire is one of the very universities in the UK that offers students perusing their MBA in UK with options of paid internships and work placement. The career services in the university is continuously developing industry links to help students find suitable jobs. The Student’s Union and Placement-Cells of the University are strong enough to make it an all-round choice for those looking for affordable education.
The University is located in city of Stoke-on-Trent which is in North Staffordshire, 45 minutes from Manchester. Stafford which is the second campus location is in South Staffordshire, about 1 hour from Birmingham. Stoke and Stafford is only 17 miles apart. The University’s proximity to Birmingham, London and Manchester makes it one of the most central locations in UK with easy connectivity all across UK. Stoke-on-Trent has a population of over 260,000 people, is a very vibrant modern city world renowned for its industrial heritage and the local area is often referred to as ‘The Potteries’ because of its long history of ceramic design and manufacture.
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- Mohita R
November 21, 2013 09:44 am