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University services


Accommodation

Keele’s Accommodation services offers on-campus accommodation for full-time postgraduate students, as well as information for students with families or dependents.

Advice and Support at Keele (ASK)

On behalf of KeeleSU, ASK provides free, confidential and impartial advice on a range of academic, personal and legal issues via appointment at their offices, based in the Students’ Union building, or by online chat.

Careers and Employability

Careers and Employability offer advice for bolstering your employability and finding post-study careers during your time at Keele and after you have graduated, as well as providing internship opportunities and postgraduate advice.

Counselling and Mental Health Support

Mental Health Support can be located at The Newsome Building at The Covert, by the Sports Centre. Open Monday – Friday, 9AM to 1PM and 2PM to 5PM, except on Bank Holidays and during the Christmas period.

To get in contact, call 01782 734187  (External) or 34187 (Internal), or email counselling@keele.ac.uk.

Faith groups at Keele

Both Keele University and student societies of KeeleSU cater to a number of religious and faith groups. The University employs a number of faith advisers to offer spiritual support to those who want it.

For more information on student faith groups, see the KeeleSU societies page, or see the Keele University Faith Forum Facebook page for information on faith activities.

Keele Internships

Keele Internships will assist you with finding a paid internship in the local to West Midlands area for after you complete your degree.

All internships offered are at least 12 weeks in length, and can lead to full time employment. All internships start fairly immediately.

Keele Practice Health Centre

Located in Horwood Hall, Keele Practice offers health services, health advice and treatment to registered students. Students are advised to register at the centre upon joining Keele.

To get in touch with Keele Practice, call 01782 753550. Opening times are:

Mon                     7:30 – 18:00
Tue                      8:00 – 18:00
Wed                    7:30 – 19:30
Thur                    8:00 – 13:00
Fri                        7:45 – 18:00
Sat & Sun           Closed

For dental health, contact North Staffordshire Dental Advice Line on 0300 123 0981 for advice and contact details of local dental practices.

Keele StudentPad

StudentPad lists University-accredited landlords and letting agents in the local area for finding off-campus accommodation.

Money Advice and Guidance

The University offers advice on money management, bursaries and scholarships, tuition fees, creating budgets and accessing emergency loans, hardship funds and travel funds.

Student Appeals, Complaints and Conduct

For issues and information concerning making academic appeals or complaints or other matters of discipline or misconduct, consult Student Appeals, Complaints and Conduct.

Well Pharmacy

The UK’s first campus-based pharmacy, located in the SU building just off Union Square, Well provides pharmacy services for campus and the local community, as well as education and training for the University’s pharmacy students.

Open weekdays 8:30AM – 5:30PM and weekends 11AM – 1PM.

External services


Keele Day Nursery

Keele’s on-campus day nursery can provide childcare and support to postgraduate students with children aged from 12 weeks to 14 years. The Nursery also runs occasional family events for the chance to meet other students with children.

Keele Parish

The Keele Parish website provides information and event details for local events. Information on Keele Parish Council’s regular meetings, which are chaired by and include a number of student and academic staff representatives, can also be found.

Let’s Talk Academia

‘Let’s Talk Academia’ is a blog that provides an open space whereby advice and experiences are shared about postgraduate life and academia. The aim of the blog is to build a sense of community among postgraduate students and show that they all share similar experiences. You can also find the blog on Facebook here.

Lyme Card

A free loyalty card available at Newcastle-under-Lyme Guild Hall (High Street, ST5 1QZ) or Jubilee2 Sports Centre, the Lyme Card entitles you to a number of discounts in over twenty shops, restaurants and services in town. For a list of all participating retailers, click here.

Newcastle-under-Lyme Town Centre

A short bus ride or walk away, Newcastle-under-Lyme is the nearest town to Keele campus. The town’s official website has information of all local amenities, entertainments and upcoming events.

UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA)

The UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) is a national advisory body serving the interests of international students and those who work with them. They provide advice for international students on a variety of areas including visas and immigration, fees and money, working, preparation and arrival and living the UK.

Visa services

KeeleSU’s ASK service can offer help with visa applications for staying in the UK and travel around Europe. For more information about visas, please see here.

Alternatively, the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) provides fantastic visa and immigration. Information on this can be found here.