Life at Stoke on Trent College is about much more than just learning, with a great social scene and a range of activities and facilities available to all.
Award winning enrichment
Our Award Winning Learner Involvement and Enrichment Team, who won Student Services Team of the Year in the National Student Services Awards 2020* are here to help you get the most out of your time with us.
A thriving social scene
Our popular Students’ Union offers a recently refurbished common room at both our Cauldon and Burslem sites, including internet access, games consoles, pool tables, TV and music.
The Union also organises a great range of social events and activities, such as trips to The Clothes Show Live and Alton Towers. If travelling further afield is more your thing, then you can even apply to take part in our Challenge South Africa and Challenge London projects.
Extensive range of activities
In addition to the Students’ Union, both our Cauldon and Burslem sites offer fully stocked shops as well as a fantastic range of clubs and societies as part of our Enrichment programme. Activities on offer range from badminton and five-a-side football to archery and even urban dance.
Our fantastic Sports Academy at Cauldon Campus, offers state-of-the-art facilities for our students, staff and the local community. The new building features a brand new sports academy, fully equipped gym and dance studio as well as a Sports Analysis suite and classrooms. The Centre is an essential resource for our sports students and will enable them to undertake a wide variety of industry-recognised sports qualifications. If keeping fit is your thing the gym is free-to-use for students and open six days a week with friendly fitness instructors on hand to help you achieve your goals.
Spa and beauty salons
The Cauldon site also boasts a great value Spa, Beauty Salon. After a hard session learning you’re bound to have worked up an appetite, so you’ll be pleased to hear that our dedicated catering team can offer a variety of delicious meals or snacks at prices you can afford. This could be snacks or a traditional meal at the Potters or Terrace restaurants or just a great cup of Costa coffee from the Gallery Coffee Bar.
We even have a fine dining restaurant, The Hammersley, run by our own catering students. So, you’ll not only enjoy your time at Stoke on Trent College whilst learning but your spare time too!
The College embraces and promotes the basic British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, and mutual respect and tolerance for those of different faiths and beliefs. We promote this through our tutorial system, curriculum delivery and all of our learner voice mechanisms. Everyone is expected to respect these values too.
* held by NAMSS (the National Association for Managers of Student Services)