The School of Computing, Science and Engineering has just received a Bronze Athena SWAN award for its commitment to the career progression and retention of female staff in the School.
On Friday 28 April 72 colleagues, students and friends of the University joined the VC on a 5k Fun Run around campus to raise money for Kidscan, the University based children’s cancer charity.
Mary Seacole Building saw colleagues, schoolchildren and partners from the business community get together at the end of April to work in the Users and Carers’ edible garden, opened in 2013 by the then Vice-Chancellor Professor Martin Hall.
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.
Do you have an idea that could directly benefit the student experience here at Salford? Applications are open from today for small-scale Student Experience Enhancement Projects. The fund will support small value projects (£1,500-£2,500). All colleagues are welcome to apply.
The second phase of the Library Development project begins on June 12 2017. The £6.2m project to transform the University’s Library provision is running over two phases to avoid disruption to students at key times of the academic year. The first phase was completed on target in January this year.
In keeping with the ICZ agenda the Employer Liaison Team within Student Engagement and Support (SES) have been working hard to source jobs, placements and internships for students and graduates to help develop their future career prospects, along with Careers Consultant colleagues who offer a wide range of employability skills support to further enhance students’ career development.
As you may know, the University has set up an on-site recruitment agency – Unitemps - to support students and graduates in finding part time work, and to assist you by making the process of recruiting temporary or casual workers quicker and easier.
Thirty five students were celebrated for their extra-curricular work at Wednesday's (3rd May) Student Success Awards at MediaCityUK.
Colleagues are invited to attend a special event celebrating Dr Moritz Pieper’s new book launch on Tuesday 9th May from 1pm in the New Adelphi. Mortiz is a Lecturer in International Relations from the School of Arts and Media.
Level 6 and Masters students will be doing a number of musical recitals over the next couple of weeks and colleagues and fellow students are invited to attend. The sessions are varied and will feature a tuba quartet, symphonic brass quintet, all-female brass ensemble and a number of classical pianists and vocalists, to name a few.
On Wednesday 3 May, Youth Charter will be hosting a “Social Coach Leadership workshop” to recruit 50 social coach mentors from our staff and students.
Last week at MediaCityUK colleagues and students were treated to a special session with Coronation Street’s Executive Producer Kieran Roberts and Writer Debbie Oates as part of our ‘Meet the Neighbours’ series. The event was chaired by Director of Nations and Regions Media Conference Beth Hewitt and centred around how the programme uses the power of storytelling to engage audiences across the UK and around the world.
As part of Dying Matters Week (8-12 May 2017) we’ll be hosting a series of events aimed at raising awareness of end of life care issues and the importance of developing more open and frank discussions about death and dying.
Dear Colleagues I am delighted to announce that the University has been recognised by the Times Higher Education (THE) in their list of the top 200 universities across the globe for our percentage of international students.