ENWL are carrying out essential electrical maintenance to our high voltage electrical switchgear on Saturday 9th September. This will involve servicing the transformer which supplies the Allerton Building and will result in the loss of electricity supply from approximately 08.00 Hours until 16.00 Hours.
On Tuesday 12th September Salford Professional Development (SPD) will be bringing Visionary Sports Investment’s third global summit for Sporting Directors to MediaCityUK and they are kindly offering staff members a limited number of complementary spaces to this invite-only event.
Following on from the success of last year’s Graduate Internship Scheme, we are investing in our 2017 graduates by providing them with internship opportunities across the University. We are funding internships of 12 weeks in length, which will give those of our recent graduates who have not yet found employment a step on the career ladder. Every Department and School across the University is invited to host one or more interns. Help and support to define the roles that can be filled by our graduates will be available from our Careers & Enterprise colleagues in Student Experience & Support.
On Monday 21 August Maker Space Manager Michael Walsh will be delivering another of his popular Maker Mondays, with this week’s focus being laser cutting.
The School of Computing, Science and Engineering has a long-standing relationship with Lufthansa Technik, one of the world’s leading providers of aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul. With over 20 facilities in Europe and internationally, Lufthansa has supplied internships to many Salford students over the years: later this month, five more undergraduates will be flying to Malta to work for the company.
Salford is a proud city, with a diverse population and a large LGBT+ population. This year we’ll be making a bold statement in the Manchester Pride parade with a large Salford contingent.
On Monday 14 August you’re invited to join Mike Walsh in the Maker Space and learn more about 3D printing.
Today’s publication of NSS results shows that our overall institutional NSS score has risen by two percentage points to 84%. This indicates that we have consolidated previous gains with the score having increased 6 percentage points over the last three years. A score of 84% means that we are now achieving the current sector average for Overall Satisfaction.
Dr Sheila McCormick from the Performance and Film Directorate in the School of Arts and Media is delighted to announce the publication of her book, Applied Theatre: Creative Ageing, published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama. Part of the Applied Theatre series, a major innovation in theatre and performance scholarship, which brings together leading international scholars that engage with and advance the field, the book examines the social, political and cultural needs of a diverse group in our society and asks how contemporary applied theatre responds to those needs.
From 1 September the University’s School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work and Social Sciences will change to the School of Health and Society.
I'm pleased to share, as part of the University’s ongoing strategy to revolutionise Salford’s digital offering, from today IT Services will now be known as Digital IT. The name-change is to coincide with a number of changes that are set to take place in the division over the coming months.
Our Creative Marketing team has just unveiled new brand guidelines which encourage our university community to ‘become unstoppable’. The guidelines outline an inspirational new brand identity which believes that by living out our values of Industry, Integrity and Initiative, we will empower our students and colleagues and the businesses and communities we work with to pursue their academic, professional and personal goals with confidence.
Last month we brought you news that seven of our students had beat off tough competition to make it into the final round of the Edinburgh TV Festival talent scheme, a highly coveted training programme which helps the next generation of talent kick-start their careers in the industry.
Well done to Louise Henstock, Lecturer in Physiotherapy for being awarded a coveted senior fellowship with the Higher Education Academy (HEA).
Our busy Press Office plays a crucial role in providing the media with ‘expert commentators’ to discuss topical news stories, from Professor Stefano Mariani revealing how British customers are being mis-sold topical fish in the Guardian to Dr Kirsty Fairclough’s interpretation into ‘Why Beyonce Matters’.