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Shutdown of Electricity Supply - Peel Building

Shutdown of Electricity Supply - Peel Building
Jul 18, 2018

We are carrying out essential electrical maintenance of our High Voltage Electrical switchgear, which involves replacing the transformer supplying the Peel Building. This will result in the loss of electricity to Peel Building from around 7am Saturday 28 July until 6pm Sunday 29th July.

Sponsor our intrepid hikers fundraising for Emmaus Salford

Sponsor our intrepid hikers fundraising for Emmaus Salford
Jul 17, 2018

Staff from across the University are taking part in their biggest fundraising challenge to date – the DSAS Great Hike on Saturday 28 July. Colleagues will be taking on the ‘three towers of Lancashire’ – Peel, Darwen and Turton - in a 26-mile moorland hike in aid of Emmaus Salford, the DSAS Charity of the Year. The event is sponsored by Kettlebell Kitchen.

Salford Speaks: “We all contribute to Research” says Karl and Davina

Salford Speaks: “We all contribute to Research” says Karl and Davina
Jul 17, 2018

If you’ve been out and about on campus over the past couple of weeks you can’t have missed our inaugural Festival of Research. The month-long festival seeks to celebrate research activity in its entirety, as well as enabling us to share knowledge with each other and the wider community.

Library services payments can now only be made online or with cash

Library services payments can now only be made online or with cash
Jul 17, 2018

Payments for all library services can now only be made online or with cash.

Senior recruits bolster SPD's training arm

Senior recruits bolster SPD's training arm
Jul 16, 2018

Conference and training provider Salford Professional Development, our spin off company, has made two senior appointments to its training arm, ONECPD.

Famous names and high-achieving graduates dominate the list of honorary degrees this year

Famous names and high-achieving graduates dominate the list of honorary degrees this year
Jul 16, 2018

Musicians Peter Hook (Joy Division, New Order) and Aziz Ibrahim (The Stone Roses, Simply Red) will be honoured for their contributions to the Greater Manchester rock scene with Honorary Doctorates in Arts.

Coming soon - new e-learning modules designed to keep us on the right track

Coming soon - new e-learning modules designed to keep us on the right track
Jul 13, 2018

We’re pleased to announce the University is partnering with Marshall ACM on a new set of online learning modules for colleagues to support the induction process and to maintain individual and university compliance. The modules will help to equip staff with the latest policy and regulation information, as well as helpful advice to keep you happy and healthy at work. Marshall E-Learning is a leading consultancy for diversity, inclusion and unconscious bias online training. Other organisations who use their services include the Bank of England, Hitachi, Volkswagen and the NHS.

Senior Fellow success for Annabella

Senior Fellow success for Annabella
Jul 13, 2018

Annabella Gloster, Senior Lecturer and Programme Lead for the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice is celebrating after being awarded Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy. Senior Fellowship of the HEA is a professional recognition that is open to any colleague who can demonstrate a thorough understanding of effective approaches to teaching and learning support as well as impact and influence on other colleagues through, for example, responsibility for leading programmes, subjects or disciplinary areas.

Salford historian wins top national award

Salford historian wins top national award
Jul 13, 2018

Dr Brian Hall, Lecturer in Contemporary Military and International History, has been awarded the Whitfield Prize for 2018 for the best first book on British or Irish History by the Royal Historical Society. The award was made in London last week on Friday, 6 July, when Brian was presented with the prize by the Society’s President, Professor Margot Finn.

Unification of the Health Schools

Unification of the Health Schools
Jul 13, 2018

Dear colleagues, Last Friday 6 July, Council approved the recommendation that we create a single school for our health and related academic disciplines.

Give gum a second life

Give gum a second life
Jul 12, 2018

You have probably noticed the pink spheres that have popped up around the University. These are Gumdrops, special bins that allow chewing gum to be recycled. The aim is that these bubble-gum pink receptors will encourage people to dispose of their gum responsibly, tackling gum removal costs and creating a cleaner campus.

Good Luck at the Heist Awards Tonight!

Good Luck at the Heist Awards Tonight!
Jul 12, 2018

The 2018 Heist Awards are taking place this evening, with Salford’s Marketing and External Relations Directorate shortlisted for projects in two categories...

Haifa leads Insight for two decades

Haifa leads Insight for two decades
Jul 12, 2018

Young women aspiring to be engineers received a taste of their future careers thanks to the University of Salford and Headstart.

Salford nominated in the Green Gown Awards for the eighth year!

Salford nominated in the Green Gown Awards for the eighth year!
Jul 12, 2018

We’re pleased to share that Salford has just been nominated in the ‘Next generation learning and skills’ category at this year’s prestigious Green Gown Awards. The awards are highly regarded in the world of sustainability and environmental awareness.

Free Edinburgh Fringe warm up - Old Pint Pot, Wednesday 18 July

Free Edinburgh Fringe warm up - Old Pint Pot, Wednesday 18 July
Jul 11, 2018

Comedy fans take note! Salford students are heading to the Edinburgh Fringe project next month and are doing a special preview show at the Old Pint Pot on Wednesday 18 July at 7.30pm.


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