Keele Day

A worldwide celebration of all things Keele

Keele Day 2022 will take place on Saturday 2 July 2022

Programme at a glance

Keele Day 2022

Take a trip down memory lane and reminisce about your time at Keele.

The university may look a lot different from when you studied here, but we hope you enjoy exploring the campus.

What to expect from the day...

At your own leisure you can explore the campus and its grounds, we will have minibus tours available also and shuttle transport to various campus locations.

Guests will be able to explore our newly opened Low Carbon Energy Generation Park between 11am-1pm and ask questions! Energy generation is now underway on the Keele University campus, marking an important milestone in Keele's journey to become carbon neutral by 2030.  The Park is managed to Europe’s largest Smart Energy Network Demonstrator (SEND), a state-of-the-art real-time energy management system, which optimises the balancing of generation, distribution, demand and storage across the campus.  Read more here.

There are currently six Innovation Centres located at Keele University Science & Innovation Park, with plans for more.  Feel free explore our IC6/Smart Innovation Hub located at the heart of Keele University's Business School have the opportunity to look around the Hub that provides collaborative workspaces that stimulate business and innovation development.  Take a virtual tour before you arrive here.

Take a trip down memory lane and view our accommodation, old and new! 

You can take a look around the Sports Centre and check out what's new since you last visited.

Visit the Raven Mason Collection and University Archives- One of the treasures of the University, this fascinating ceramics collection is displayed in the graceful surroundings of Keele Hall.  It was lovingly created by brothers Ronald William and John Mason Raven. The collection contains many important pieces outlining the development of Mason ceramics in Staffordshire from the beginning of the nineteenth century. 

Take a self-guided tour around campus, with our heritage and arboretum tours... You may spot our recently developed wildlife hide funded by our alumni as part of the Keele Key Fund, the 'Hide and Seek' wildlife hide aims to provide shelter from which to view a variety of animals inhabiting the area.  The hide is located between the old pumphouse and the weir within woodland situated in the grounds of Keele Hall.

Further details will be announced as they are confirmed...

Students' Union

The SU will be open 11am-5pm during Keele Day

The Union Kitchen will be open on the ground floor of the Students’ Union selling Starbucks coffee, cold drinks, and Traditional Staffordshire Oatcakes.

The Union shop will be open selling the latest range of official Keele clothing, merchandise, and souvenirs.

The Squirrel Bar will open (time TBC), selling alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks – at amazing student prices!

WERE YOU A STUDENTS' UNION ELECTED OFFICER?

Keele has a network of amazing people who have held a full-time officer position at the Students’ Union. We are inviting you back to join us this Keele Day to celebrate your role as an Officer and to network with the generations of people who have held these positions, reflecting on the last 60 years of Keele SU and taking the time to look at where the students’ union is going next. Drinks and light refreshments will be provided.  Please let us know in adavcne by emailing alumni.hq@keele.ac.uk

KPA

The KPA will be open for food and drinks throughout the day, and we are excited to welcome alumni for an evening of 'Through The Ages', until late.

KEELE BACH CHOIR

'Celebration of Light' Concert 7.30pm Keele University Chapel.  This concert is related to light in different manifestations, from stars and bodies celestial to sunrise and sunset. Tickets on sale here.

Register your place today

Register your attendance here

Take a look at 360s, videos and photo galleries of the Keele campus

Find out how your donations have benefitted dozens of student-led projects

Take a look at photos of Keele in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s