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Keele Background Keele University is a world class campus-based University committed to providing the highest quality learning and living environment in which our students and researchers can flourish . The University makes a unique

80% of the University’s research was classed as world-leading or internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework, 2022). The innovations and discoveries of Keele academics are key contributors to wider social and global issues, and it is important to Keele that our educational delivery is research-led. Keele has connections across the globe. There are over 100,000 Keele alumni in 162 countries. This global network includes senior diplomats and politicians, leading business people and officials in international NGOs, such as the UN. Our research is also increasingly international in its partnerships, with strong links in every continent. The University is committed to honouring its heritage of “a University within North Staffordshire for the advancement of Knowledge, the diffusion and extension of Arts, Sciences and Learning, the provision of Liberal, Professional and Technological Education”. Our links with the region have seen significant growth in recent years, developing the New Keele Deal, unlocking £70m of investment into exploiting the potential of our extensive world- leading research and facilities. With our integrated Science and Innovation Park, we are committed to helping to tackle low productivity and grow a positive culture of innovation and research within our region.

96% of Keele students who graduated in 2017 finding full-time employment or further study within six months (HESA – Destination of leavers from HE 2017). The University College of North Staffordshire was founded in 1949 and received its Royal Charter as the University of Keele in 1962. There was a deliberate aim to break away from the pattern of the specialised honours degree, avoiding as far as possible the divisions between different branches of study. Whilst there have been changes, the coherence of Keele’s academic vision remains, with continued emphasis on academic breadth through a wide range of elective modules and interdisciplinary degrees, as well as continuing to offer many integrated and combined degree programmes.

contribution to higher education in its continued commitment to encouraging interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary education and research. Keele offers distinctive educational programmes and a learning environment that enables our students to make the most of their time at university. As a result, Keele students are among the most satisfied in the country. Keele is ranked Top 10 in England for Overall Student Satisfaction (broad-based public universities, NSS 2021). Keele graduates are highly prized for their flexibility of thought and the maturity of their social skills.

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