Congratulations to third year BA (Hons) Television and Radio student Tabitha Konstantine who struck gold at the recent annual Charles Parker Radio Awards in Sheffield. Her radio piece - 'Heavy Toll' - beat numerous submissions from all over the UK to win Best Student Radio Feature.
We were delighted to bring you news in November that the £1 charitable contribution that the University gives for every Best Companies survey completed was going to be given to the Salford Advantage Fund. This is continuing the ‘Salford Square Mile’ message of charity in action within the Salford community.
Colleagues are invited to nominate Salford graduates whose achievements they feel should be celebrated in the annual Achievement Awards 2017 taking place at the end of the year.
This week is the last chance for students to provide feedback about their course through either the National Student Survey (NSS) 2017 for final year undergraduates or the Salford Student Survey for all other students on taught programmes.
The Counselling and Wellbeing team is working with the Red Devils Foundation to facilitate a men's mental health programme for colleagues, students and alumni. The foundation grew from local rugby league team Salford Red Devils and aims to address the stigma around men's mental health issues, while encouraging individuals to develop their aspirations, confidence, self-esteem and skills.
Chair in Science Communication & Future Media and journalist Professor Andy Miah has just launched a new Masters course in Science Communication and Future Media to help bridge the digital skills gap in “getting the science message across”.
Join the Vice-Chancellor’s charity fun run and be in with a chance of winning a free place on the University of Salford 50th anniversary team taking part in the UKFast City of Salford 10k.
The Salford Institute for Dementia will host the Alzheimer’s Research UK North West Public Engagement Event on 17 May, as part of National Dementia Awareness Week. This event is held in collaboration with The University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University and The University of Liverpool.
21 April 3pm to 4.30pm Peel Hall. Free to attend The Greater Manchester Combined Authority will be electing its first ever Metro Mayor on 4 May 2017. This will be a very significant role for the region and the successful candidate will have enormous influence in shaping the future of the region. He or she will have new powers over policing, fire, housebuilding and transport, as well as influence over other areas – such as health and social care – and a considerable voice on the national stage.
Earlier this month Professor Haifa Takruri MBE, Director of the JMEE (Joint MsC Electrical Engineering) programme, organised a special industry event which presented the project’s progress to date. The workshop entitled ‘JMEE: Enhancing the Participation of Industry in Research Projects in Telecommunications and Energy Sectors’ covered the processes involved in developing the JMEE programme, as well as knowledge sharing, academia-industry collaboration and EU and Palestine cultural exchange.
On Thursday 4th May we are honoured to be joined by Dr Sharifah Zarah Syed Ahmad for the first event in our Women’s Voice speaker series. Dr Sharifah Zarah is the Secretary General of the Malaysian Ministry of Communications and Multi-Media and will be sharing her extensive expertise in a special talk around the importance of digital fluency* for women.
A leading firm from the Texan oil industry has been equipping students on Petroleum and Gas engineering modules with cutting-edge skills to model pipelines and installations.
As part of the One Digital Campus programme, we’re excited to announce the launch of a brand new app store for colleagues, students and visitors. As a university, we currently use a multitude of apps, from Blackboard to Padlet and iSalford to Kahoot. However, at the moment there isn’t one unified place where they can all be searched for and accessed. The University of Salford App Store is about to change all that.
The School of the Built Environment is delighted to announce the appointment of Stephen Hodder MBE as Visiting Professor in the School. Stephen Hodder is the past President of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) 2013-15 and was awarded an MBE for services to architecture in 1998.
An original member of The Revolution will talk about his time playing with Prince as part of the first ever conference devoted to the music legend. Buildings across the city will be turned purple to mark the University of Salford’s Purple Reign: An Interdisciplinary Conference on the Life and Legacy of Prince held at The Lowry arts centre and the University’s MediaCityUK campus on May 24-26.