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Professor Mike Watkinson: Make me a Molecule: The Power of Synthesis
Keele Music Forum: Victoria Soames Samek
Keele Concerts: The Villiers Quartet
IoP Public Lecture: Does Mr Entropy need Phoenix Wright?
Keele Hall Readings: Elizabeth Buchan
Keele Law Fair
Keele Music Forum: Barbara Kelly (RNCM)
Professor Beverley Skeggs - How do we challenge the stealthy world of digital surveillance?
Keele Concerts: Fibonacci Ensemble
Facts and Figures
No. 1 in England for Student Satisfaction NSS 2018 (broad-based universities)
GOLD in the Teaching Excellence Framework Also Top 5 in the UK (THE ranking, broad-based universities)
96% graduate employability HESA - Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2017
Joint 1st in England for student satisfaction with course Guardian University League Table, 2019
1st for affordability Marbles.com, 2016
600+ acres Britain's biggest single-site campus
Global top 20 for campus sustainability UI Green Metric ranking, 2017