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In Staffordshire, we believe that helping people of all ages to grow and flourish through good education is crucial to building prosperous futures.

Here, from chart-topping university courses to state-of-the-art academies and everything in between, you’ll find a real commitment to offering a bright start for young minds and dedicated qualifications for lifelong learners.

We’re proud to be home to 2 respected universities with 29,350 undergraduate and postgraduate students, 5 Further Education (FE) colleges, and over 400 schools including 11 independent schools.

We’re also an excellent place to develop new skills, with over 13,000 Apprentices trained every year; and for those wanting to progress or change careers, over 5,000 MBA or post-graduate degrees are awarded every year.

The future looks even brighter too, with a new £28m NSCG Stafford campus now underway and £17m being invested in digital technology training hubs throughout the county.

Staffordshire truly is a place to learn and grow.


A Place With The Right Skills

From school leavers to career changers and those seeking to climb the professional ladder, we believe in supporting people of all ages and backgrounds into work and ensuring that businesses can access the talent they need to grow.

Staffordshire is a place with a shared vision and mission.

Download our Skills brochure to learn more about the opportunities Staffordshire has to offer.

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Delivering skills for the future. 

Skills, education and supporting young people is one of Staffordshire’s key strategic priorities over the coming decade, whilst we’ve invested over £800,000 of funding and support to help people of all ages and walks of life to retrain and enter new careers through apprenticeship support and role creation, training, SME support and growth.

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undergraduate and postgraduate students at our two universities


apprenticeship places supported each year

85% Good or Outstanding

Staffordshire schools are rated Good or Outstanding by OFSTED


Keele University is home to the largest single integrated electricity, gas and heat smart energy network demonstrator in Europe

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Centre for Health Innovation at Staffordshire University’s delivers world class healthcare education

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is being invested in digital technology training hubs in Staffordshire, incl. a new NSCG Institute of Technology and 2 new Digital Skills Centres

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