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Why Keele students choose to study at one of the UK’s best universities for student satisfaction

Posted 17 September 2017

Keele University was named University of the Year for Student Experience by The Times and The Sunday Times 2017. In the National Student Survey, the University came first for student satisfaction in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Read more to find out why Keele is one of the best universities for student satisfaction.

The University has been awarded Gold by the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2017.

Clubs and societies

Keele has a strong campus community with more than 150 diverse student-led clubs and societies. We have Quidditch Club, Yoga, a Law Society, a Brass Band, a Creative Writing Society, a fencing society and many more.

Join in the fun and get the best student experience!

Attractive campus

Beautiful parkland surrounds all of the University’s great amenities. The 600-acre Keele campus is home to more than 130 species of bird, 26 species of butterfly, 500 species of moth, 250 species of plant and 240 varieties of Flowering Cherry trees?

It’s easy to see why The Telegraph newspaper named Keele one of Britain’s most beautiful universities. The environmentally conscious University is the first in the UK to be awarded the Carbon Trust Standard.

A choice of dining options

You don’t have to go far to find something good to eat at Keele. We have a wide choice of restaurants and cafes to choose from:

  • World cuisines at The Refectory
  • Coffee and sandwiches at Chancellor’s Café
  • Dinner and drinks at the Lindsay Café Bar
  • A nutritious meal or snack at Hawthorns Restaurant
  • Coffee and cake at Blend
  • Good food and live sport at The Scruffy Squirrel.

Shopping options

Keele has everything you need on campus. There is a Student’s Union shop, a post office, newsagent, coffee shop, bookshop, pharmacy and bank. Keele also has a weekly farmers’ market where you can buy fresh food.

Degrees to suit you

Keele University’s unique dual honours programme allows you to shape your degree to fit your career aspirations and interests. Focus on one subject or study two subjects equally. Having a degree that shows you have a broad knowledge base will help you secure a job once you graduate.

What students say

“Keele is a really good university. I like the teaching style. In Ghana they tend to spoon-feed you, but here you have to think for yourself. That’s how it is in the professional world.”

Ekow from Ghana
International Year One in Computing
Progressed to Computer Science

If you’re looking for the best places to study abroad, it’s worth taking a closer look at Keele University International Study Centre.