Postgraduate students from MA Media Production and undergraduate students from BA TV and Radio, and Film Production were treated to a special Q&A masterclass at MediaCityUK last week with internationally acclaimed film maker Paul Sapin. Emmy Award nominated Paul shared clips and discussed the production of his latest film ‘A Very Sicilian Justice’, which will premiere at Manchester International Film Festival on Sunday.
We are pleased to announce that we have just secured an exciting partnership with NEC, BT and EE to test future 5G technology here on campus. A great example of our ICZ programme in action, the partnership unites both our Engineering and Environments and Digital & Creative ICZs.
The School of the Built Environment is hosting an International Research Week, 11-15 September 2017, comprising an academic conference, two industry days, workshops, and a postgraduate conference.
We were honoured recently to host a visit from the Iraqi Ambassador His Excellency Dr H E Dr. Salih Husain Ali and his Cultural Attache Dr Hassan Al Alak together with the Academic External Relations Officer for the United Arab Emirates Education Department, Dr Mohammed Fineer.
Paul Ward, our Head of UK Partnerships, recently organised a ‘Maximising Opportunities for the Construction Sector’ degree apprenticeship event. Over 50 employers registered and attended the event at the end of January.
Our Chaplaincy team will be holding a series of opportunities for students and staff to observe Lent.
It’s now been just over three weeks since we launched the Student Voice. You’ll be pleased to hear lots of students have been completing the surveys; in the video below Penny Renwick, Interim Dean of Students, and Ceewhy Ochega, President of the Students’ Union, give us an update on the surveys so far.
SALFOOD have launched a new app for all colleagues and students to share the love for good food and drink across campus. Your on campus catering company has listened to feedback asking for more discounts, loyalty points, quicker transactions and a cashless payment option.
A state-of-the-art learning space with a collaboration hub, sealed off areas for group work and new lighting is set to open in the Allerton building on Wednesday 8 March 2017.
Do you want to know more about higher education policy and have an opportunity to discuss topical policy issues with colleagues and external experts?
On Tuesday 31 January, a number of our students and staff attended the first Float Like a Butterfly Social Coach Leadership Programme seminar at the University, delivered in collaboration between the Youth Charter and the Muhammad Ali Centre. In attendance to represent the Youth Charter, was Geoff Thompson, the lead on the University's Sport ICZ and Erin Herbert, Director of Programming from the Muhammad Ali Centre, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
Colleagues are invited to celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March with the launch of Women’s Voice. International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, making it the perfect opportunity to launch our new network for women.
NEW SERIES OF DATES: Our Industry Collaboration Zones (ICZs) are now really starting to shine and there’s lots happening all over campus.
Dr Jacqueline Leigh, Reader in the School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work and Social Sciences, has recently been awarded Principal Fellowship by The Higher Education Academy (HEA), the highest category of professional recognition for teaching that is awarded by the national body.
To mark our 50th anniversary we're offering colleagues and students the chance to contribute creative writing for the Salford Art Book. The book will celebrate the University and Salford community.