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- We're proud to have opened the Overclockers UK Gaming Lab in the School of Computing and Maths
- It was a privilege to welcome Sir David Attenborough to campus to officially open our new laboratories and present a talk on the topic of sustainability.
Concerts at Keele: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Keele Hall Readings: Gillian McAllister
Concerts at Keele: Artesian Quartet
Professor Qihai Huang: The Belt and Road Initiative: Context and Implications
Neil Brownsword - Obsolescence and Renewal
Professor William Kirk: The Secret Life of Thrips
Keele Hall Readings: Sam Guglani
Ann Pettifor - The Jubilee principle, Martin Dent and the ongoing global financial crisis
An Evening of Silent Film to Live Organ
Facts and Figures
Top 3 in England for overall Student Satisfaction NSS 2019 (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, 2018