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NUS Extra card available for all employees

NUS Extra card available for all employees
Jun 09, 2017

Great news for anyone looking to save money both online and on the high street - NUS extra cards are now available to all University employees.

Accreditation success for Physiotherapy lecturer

Accreditation success for Physiotherapy lecturer
Jun 09, 2017

Congratulations to Lynne Gaskell, lecturer in School of Health Sciences, who has been awarded Senior Fellowship status through the Higher Education Academy (HEA).

We host the University Alliance Summit 2017

We host the University Alliance Summit 2017
Jun 08, 2017

Over the past couple of days we’ve welcomed universities from around the UK to the New Adelphi and our MediaCityUK campus for the University Alliance Summit 2017. The summit, attended by University Alliance members, provides an opportunity for universities to come together to think strategically about the factors which will affect higher education over the coming year and discuss how we can collaborate together.

Vent your election angst in virtual debate

Vent your election angst in virtual debate
Jun 07, 2017

Need to get an election opinion off your chest? We’re inviting you to a political debate with a difference. You can defend your views – or vent your spleen - without anyone taking issue since volunteers won’t be arguing with real people but with computer-generated avatars!

Shutdown of electricity supply at selected buildings on Saturday 10th June 2017

Shutdown of electricity supply at selected buildings on Saturday 10th June 2017
Jun 06, 2017

Please note we are carrying out statutory testing and maintenance of our high voltage electrical equipment from approximately 7am until 4pm on Saturday 10th June 2017 in the following buildings: Newton, Chapman, Clifford Whitworth, Lady Hale, Multi Faith, University House, Tom Husband.

We launch crowdfunding platform with a life-changing project

We launch crowdfunding platform with a life-changing project
Jun 06, 2017

This week we are officially launching a crowdfunding platform with the aim of continuing our strong tradition of raising funds for student-led projects in Salford and across the globe.

Invitation: Special guest speaker event to mark Refugee Week

Invitation: Special guest speaker event to mark Refugee Week
Jun 06, 2017

To mark Refugee Week colleagues are invited to attend a special event which brings together a number of influential speakers from different backgrounds to share their insights, knowledge and experience related to migration and integration in the UK.

Students showcase our ICZ strategy

Students showcase our ICZ strategy
Jun 05, 2017

A celebration of work done by our MSc students as part of our ITZ strategy took place last week.

Nominations open for new University Council member

Nominations open for new University Council member
Jun 05, 2017

Nominations open today (5th June) to select a member of academic staff to serve on University Council from 1 August 2017 to 31 July 2020. The vacancy has arisen due to one of the existing internal members, Prof Tony Warne, leaving the Council following his term in office.

Music to our ears...the Guardian names our music programmes 28th best in the UK

Music to our ears...the Guardian names our music programmes 28th best in the UK
Jun 05, 2017

The Guardian University Guide 2018 has just ranked our music programmes at 28th best in the UK (out of 81), and better still top three in the North West. The rankings take into account a number of factors including teaching satisfaction, course satisfaction and staff to student ratio.

Free tickets for staff

Free tickets for staff
Jun 05, 2017

We’re giving away free tickets to a number of fascinating conferences taking place over the next couple of months. Run by ONECPD – the University’s professional development service - the conferences cover housing, procurement, technology and cyber-security.

Salford graduate nominated for journalism award

Salford graduate nominated for journalism award
Jun 05, 2017

Jennifer Henry, a graduate who filmed a 10-year-old refugee to bring the issues behind immigration to life for young children has just been nominated in the Royal Television Society’s prestigious Student Television Awards 2017. The nomination follows her win at the regional round of the awards in February.

50th celebrations – save the dates!

50th celebrations – save the dates!
Jun 02, 2017

We’ve got a very special event planned in December to round off a year of incredible celebrations, and you’re invited!

Free mindfulness sessions for staff

Free mindfulness sessions for staff
Jun 02, 2017

Colleagues are invited to attend one of eight free mindfulness sessions, starting from Wednesday 28th June.

Delegates from around the world praise our Purple Reign Conference

Delegates from around the world praise our Purple Reign Conference
Jun 02, 2017

Delegates who travelled to Salford from around the world to take part in the first ever Prince conference have heaped praise on the event’s organisers. Academics and fans of the Minneapolis music legend travelled thousands of miles to take part in Purple Reign: An Interdisciplinary Conference on the Life and Legacy of Prince held at The Lowry arts centre and our MediaCityUK campus on 24-26 May.


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