Our degree apprenticeship offering has made some great headway over the past couple of years. In 2016,16 BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying apprentices joined us, with a further 50 signing up for September 2017 entry across our portfolio of apprenticeship programmes. In January 2018, we are further expanding our portfolio to include additional apprenticeship programmes and starts in the areas of health and digital / ICT.
A big thank you to the volunteers from the North West Ambulance Service for letting us take part in the UK’s largest ever cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training event.
Congratulations to Dr Vicky Halliwell, Associate Dean Academic in the School of Health Sciences, who has been recognised as a Senior Fellow by the Higher Education Academy.
Last week, as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science, three Salford academics hosted a debate to discuss how we can respond to violence as a society. Jon Shute, an expert in mass violence and the links between psychology and violent behaviour, from the University of Manchester opened the proceedings and invited Salford’s Dr Muzammil Quraishi, Dr Clare Allely and Dr Anthony Ellis to take to the floor and talk about their research.
Colleagues and students are welcome at a free event led by two esteemed Irish poets to be held in Peel 116 from 12 noon till 1pm on Wednesday 15 November. No booking is needed and you can just turn up. Aosdana members, poets Mary O’Malley and Thomas McCarthy will be reading and discussing the influence of the Irish Literary Revival on their work. The special event has been organised by Dr Scott Thurston, Frances Piper and Dr Caroline Magennis from the School of Arts and Media.
This evening, TalkSPORT radio will broadcast its Kick Off show live from our Radio Studios at MediaCityUK from 7pm to 10pm.
Colleagues are being asked to refrain from arranging personal deliveries of packets and parcels to their University addresses, particularly in the busy run-up to Christmas.
Louise talks Leading at Salford
Please act quickly if you want to catch the What’s in Store? exhibition at Salford Museum and Art Gallery as it closes on Sunday 19 November.
A group of Salford MA Media Production students have been working with premiership rugby union team Sale Sharks to produce creative video for the Sharks Community Trust.
Come along to the Maker Space 3D printing & laser cutting lunchtime demo on from 12-1pm on 11 December and see live demos on both machines!
Delivering an excellent student experience is key to what we do as a University so a year ago we set ourselves a challenge to give student advice and support website AskUs a fresh new look.
Last week Maria Stukoff and Rachel Norton from Maker Space hosted the first ever Women in CSE event to encourage and inspire 1st year female students to work in the engineering sector.
Colleagues are invited to register for this year’s Santa Dash, taking place on Friday 8 December at University House (12-2pm). There are limited places available and all money raised through registration will to go DSAS charity of the year, Mind.
Last night we picked up the award for ‘Best Education Communications Campaign' for our ‘Match Made in Salford’ Tinder-style clearing campaign at the 2017 CIPR PRide Awards.