Summer Schools

Summer Schools

The University is ideal for summer school groups who can benefit from the full use of our sports and leisure facilities during their stay with us.

In the heart of England

A fantastic location in the heart of England, with culture, adventure and nature on the doorstep create great summer school programmes.

Great transport links

Keele’s semi-rural campus is only 5 miles from Stoke-on-Trent, and we can easily be accessed from Junctions 15 and 16 of the M6. Manchester Airport is nearest to Keele, about 35 miles away and Gatwick and Heathrow are both approximately three hours’ drive away. The nearest train stations are Stoke-on-Trent or Crewe and both have very good rail links to the rest of the country.

Onsite accommodation

The University’s Campus provides accommodation at the heart of the self-contained campus during the university’s summer holiday period, with a total of 1,200 rooms offering both ensuite and non-ensuite facilities.

Sports facilities

The wide range of sports facilities available on campus allows for summer school groups to benefit from various social and sporting activities in the Sports Centre – with indoor sports halls, 8 tennis courts, 3 rugby pitches and 6 football pitches.

Classroom space

The various campus venues offer a range of classroom facilities, whether you need a tiered or flat-floored space for your classes and sessions.

Onsite catering

Summer school packages can include full board or half board catering, with a wide range of meals using quality seasonal produce.

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Many nearby attractions

There are many local attractions in Staffordshire and the surrounding counties which offer the opportunity to learn about and explore the heart of England.

The events team can assist summer school organisers in arranging off-site excursions and days out to theme parks, museums, cinemas and more. Half day programmes could include visits to Manchester, Birmingham, Stratford, and Liverpool – the choice is yours.

Discover more about Conferences and Events at Keele