Situated in Staffordshire, Keele University was founded in 1950 as The University College of North Staffordshire. It was renamed in 1962 and has a Guardian 2016 league table ranking of 42.
There are around 10,000 students on campus studying courses including economics, chemistry, finance and history. Schools are organised into three faculties.
The three faculties are;
- Faculty of Health
- Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
- Faculty of Natural Sciences
Keele University has an active student union run by students, and features many popular events including hosting famous music artists. Facilities here include bars, print shop, food outlets and an advice centre. Furthermore, there are over 100 societies and 35 sports clubs, including drama and volunteering projects.
The university boasts several sports facilities, such as playing fields, eight tennis courts, a dance studio and a state of the art fitness centre. There are also two sports halls, a spinning studio and six squash courts. The sports facilities cater for all abilities, whether you’re a beginner or more advanced. For those at the highest level of sport, an elite athlete programme provides support and competition.
First year undergraduates can choose to reside in a range of affordable accommodation. Prices range between £80 per week and £158 per week with some residences offering en-suite rooms.