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 regularfamily 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. 

Further information about living and working at Keele University can be found below.

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Keele University staff

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Affiliated and Partnership Vacancies

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