History of Keele SU

Find out about the history of Keele SU from it's inception in 1961 to the present day

Putting students first for 60 years

2021 marks 60 years since the foundation stone of the Keele University Students' Union building was laid. In a royal ceremony conducted by HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, alongside HRH Princess Margaret and the President of the University College of North Staffordshire at the time.

Across 2021 and 2022 we will be celebrating the history of Keele SU, looking back at the impact of the Students' Union on campus life, the people, politics, the local area and the wider University.

Scroll through our interactive timeline below to see some of Keele SU's key milestones...

If you want to add to the timeline or share your memories about Keele University Student's Union get in touch: su.marketing@keele.ac.uk