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Stoke-on-Trent is a city in England, lying approximately half-way between two major cities, Birmingham and Manchester. The city was a part of the British Industrial Revolution with its factories and museums of the Potteries district trace the development of the city. Today these areas are a modern setting with parks and shopping centres. Gladstone Pottery Museum is a famous tourist attraction as it features several activities including a chance to see the famous bottle kilns of the city. It also adjoins the town and borough of Newcastle -under-Lyme, which is administered independently and is situated to the west.
Students looking for accommodation in the city can visit University Living which is a managed marketplace offering fully-furnished student homes. These private accommodations are known as purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) as they are specifically designed for student living. They are thoughtfully designed keeping in mind the needs and comfort of students.
Discover Stoke on Trent
World-class museums, excellent visitor centres, magnificent gardens, phenomenal factory tours, creative hands-on opportunities, and the UK’s only Monkey Forest. The city has everything you can ask for. Stoke-on-Trent has an excellent public transport service and buses are normally easy to come by. Hanley Bus Station is the central transport hub for buses in the city and virtually all neighbourhoods of the city are easily accessible from here. The city has around 100-miles of great off-road bicycle paths, on former railway and mineral lines, and canal towpaths. Stoke-on-Trent is the only polycentric city in the UK and is often known as "the city of five towns."
What makes Stoke on Trent different?
This city is made up of multiple towns including Hanley, Burslem, Tunstall, Fenton, Longton and Stoke, which makes it a conurbation. Trentham Gardens is a massive public park served by bus routes from the Hanley city centre. There is a small admission fee, but you can enjoy various activities such as a petting zoo and adventure playground. There are expansive lakes where you can do boating or jet-skiing depending on the weather. The city is quite famous for a delicacy known as the Staffordshire Oatcake and you can find many Oatcake shops throughout the city. The oatcake is a delicious dish which resembles a pancake in look and is often served with melted cheese and a choice of either (or all!) sausage, bacon and tomatoes.
Student Life in Stoke on Trent
The local community surrounding the campus is very friendly and will quickly embrace the student population. The student community comes from different parts of the world, so you’ll always feel a sense of belonging here in Stoke-on-Trent, no matter where you’re from. You’ll be glad to know that living expenses in the city are cheaper than you think, so you can still go on a night out with your friends! The student accommodation Stoke on Trent are also budget-friendly and offer a wide variety of student room types such as en-suite and shared rooms, student studio, student apartments, and more. These accommodations also provide modern onsite amenities such as gym, outdoor garden, bike storage, Wi-Fi, communal living room, games room, study spaces, and more. There are a lot of green areas around Stoke-on-Trent where you can go to clear your head and spend some time away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
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