About Keele University
Keele is a diverse, inclusive and professional community that respects individuals and enables them to strive for success in order to contribute positively and sustainably in the local region, wider society and national economy.
Our students, academics and professional staff are drawn from over 100 different countries. That rich mix of cultures and our strong sense of community and cohesion provide opportunities for all staff and students to live, work and socialise in an internationalised environment. This enhances our global outlook and helps Keele act as a local and regional gateway to the rest of the world.
At Keele we value the rights, responsibilities and dignity of individuals through our commitment to equality and diversity and place our Keele community at the heart of everything that we do. Keele strives to be one of the leading Universities in the country by creating a positive environment where everybody is valued and is able to reach their potential.
Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education and research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student life. With a turnover in excess of £134 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2,000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects. Keele University promotes interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary scholarship making a distinctive contribution to higher education by emphasising the strength of a broader educational programme. The University also has a strong research culture and world-leading research is undertaken in all Faculties.
Keele offers a truly international appeal with students from over 120 countries and has one of the largest student residential communities of any university in the UK. Keele University was ranked 1st in the National Student Survey and we continue to be a top ten University for graduate employment.
Keele is an attractive location for families. The University has the UK’s largest campus with 617 acres of landscaped parkland, fields, woodlands and lakes. Keele is located in rural Staffordshire near to the borders of the county with Shropshire and Cheshire. Staff housing is available on campus. The University runs its own day nursery for infants from 3 months to 5 years and provides childcare during school holidays for children up to the age of 12 years. A Childcare Voucher Scheme is operated in association with Computershare Voucher Services, which provides a tax efficient means of paying for childcare. The University has a Parent and Carer Network, online staff message and discussion boards relevant to families, and holds regular family friendly events. In accordance with the University’s commitment to equality and diversity in employment, the University also has a suite of family friendly policies.