We recognise this is a difficult time for students and there is a lot of information to take in.

We've collated official updates, key information, and practically useful resources for our students on this page to help advise and support you in the best way that we can in response to changing government guidance.


Tech problems?

We'd be interested to know what's making it difficult for students to study

Reduced rent for Staffs students in on-campus accommodation

ResLife students can apply for a six-week reduction in their accommodation fees

Resource: Covid-19 Exceptional Circumstances Guidance

You are not alone, so please reach out if you need support on Exceptional Circumstances

Changes to Exceptional Circumstances

To ensure students are not disadvantaged, the barriers to applying for ECs have been reduced

Students' Union success: Assessment extensions for Staffordshire University students

We're proud to have influenced the University to extend first-semester deadlines by 2 weeks, ensuring you are not disadvantaged

Will I get a refund for my tuition fees?

Your Union will continue to work alongside NUS to make sure the student voice is heard at a national level

What happens with student accommodation following lockdown?

We continue to highlight and seek solutions to this problem, including working with the NUS, so that students get the advice and support they need during this time

How do I access the library services?

The library will be open for students whose courses have resumed face-to-face teaching and students who need access to study space

I need financial advice as a student

You don't need to be in financial difficulty to contact us. We're specialists in students' finances, and we're here to help any Staffs students

How to book a laptop or device to work on

If you don’t have access to a device that you can use for your studies at home, you can apply to loan a device from the University

What to do if you find yourself without food and need support

Find out how to access our free, confidential FoodHub service

What support is there for parent and carer students?

Following the closure of schools, we are raising your concerns

What is the Sunflower scheme?

We chatted to members of our Disabled Students' Network

Contacting your landlord about concessions due to covid-19

Use this template letter to ask your landlord for a rent reduction

I'm facing financial hardship now

Read about what's available and get in touch with our Student Advice team

How To Appeal

If you don't get the grades you're expecting in exams and assessments

Applying for Exceptional Circumstances

Our guide to read when considering whether to apply

What should I expect from my learning and teaching at Staffs

The Student Charter outlines the commitments of the University, the Union and Students in 2020/21


We proudly represent the academic interests of all Students at Staffordshire University. Providing advice, student groups and fantastic experiences that make us all very Proud to be Staffs.