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Student Tabitha wins prestigious radio competition

Student Tabitha wins prestigious radio competition
Apr 25, 2017

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.

Best Companies supports landmark year in Salford philanthropy

Best Companies supports landmark year in Salford philanthropy
Apr 25, 2017

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.

Nominations now open for the Alumni Achievement Awards 2017

Nominations now open for the Alumni Achievement Awards 2017
Apr 24, 2017

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.

Final week for NSS and Salford Student Survey

Final week for NSS and Salford Student Survey
Apr 24, 2017

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.

Register for men's mental health programme with Red Devils Foundation

Register for men's mental health programme with Red Devils Foundation
Apr 24, 2017

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.

Prof Andy Miah on why our MSc Science Communication & Future Media course is so relevant

Prof Andy Miah on why our MSc Science Communication & Future Media course is so relevant
Apr 21, 2017

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”.

Reminder: VC's fun run and exciting news about the Salford 10k

Reminder: VC's fun run and exciting news about the Salford 10k
Apr 21, 2017

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.

Book now for Salford Institute of Dementia Engagement Event

Book now for Salford Institute of Dementia Engagement Event
Apr 20, 2017

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.

Book now for Metro Mayor candidates transport debate

Book now for Metro Mayor candidates transport debate
Apr 19, 2017

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.

Engineering industry event a huge success

Engineering industry event a huge success
Apr 19, 2017

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.

Empowering women: Embracing the digital era

Empowering women: Embracing the digital era
Apr 19, 2017

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.

Oil and gas industry partner teaches engineering students

Oil and gas industry partner teaches engineering students
Apr 19, 2017

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.

University of Salford App Store now live

University of Salford App Store now live
Apr 18, 2017

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.

Nationally-acclaimed architect appointed as Visiting Professor

Nationally-acclaimed architect appointed as Visiting Professor
Apr 18, 2017

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.

Book now for Purple Reign:An Interdisciplinary Conference on the Life and Legacy of Prince

Book now for Purple Reign:An Interdisciplinary Conference on the Life and Legacy of Prince
Apr 18, 2017

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.


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