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Award winning director Paul Sapin delivers Q&A to students ahead of Mafia film premiere

Award winning director Paul Sapin delivers Q&A to students ahead of Mafia film premiere
Feb 27, 2017

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.

ICZ-driven partnership with NEC, BT and EE to test 5G technology here on campus

ICZ-driven partnership with NEC, BT and EE to test 5G technology here on campus
Feb 24, 2017

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.

SOBE International Research Week - deadline for abstracts 28 February

SOBE International Research Week - deadline for abstracts 28 February
Feb 24, 2017

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.

Visit for University from Iraqi Ambassador His Excellency Dr. Salih Husain Ali

Visit for University from Iraqi Ambassador His Excellency Dr. Salih Husain Ali
Feb 23, 2017

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.

Degree apprenticeship event is a great success

Degree apprenticeship event is a great success
Feb 23, 2017

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.

Lenten activities on campus – all welcome

Lenten activities on campus – all welcome
Feb 22, 2017

Our Chaplaincy team will be holding a series of opportunities for students and staff to observe Lent.

Penny and Ceewhy give us an update on Student Voice

Penny and Ceewhy give us an update on Student Voice
Feb 21, 2017

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.

Free coffee with new SALFOOD app!

Free coffee with new SALFOOD app!
Feb 21, 2017

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.

The Beehive learning space set to open in Allerton next month

The Beehive learning space set to open in Allerton next month
Feb 20, 2017

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.

HE Policy Network – book now for our second event

HE Policy Network – book now for our second event
Feb 17, 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?

Students and staff learn how to 'float like a butterfly'

Students and staff learn how to 'float like a butterfly'
Feb 17, 2017

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.

Celebrate International Women's Day at the launch of Women's Voice

Celebrate International Women's Day at the launch of Women's Voice
Feb 16, 2017

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.

Book your place on a Personal ICZ readiness workshop

Book your place on a Personal ICZ readiness workshop
Feb 16, 2017

NEW SERIES OF DATES: Our Industry Collaboration Zones (ICZs) are now really starting to shine and there’s lots happening all over campus.

Salford academic awarded Principal Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy

Salford academic awarded Principal Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy
Feb 15, 2017

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.

Do you have a story to tell for the Salford Art Book?

Do you have a story to tell for the Salford Art Book?
Feb 15, 2017

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.


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