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Degree Apprenticeships – A vision for growth

Degree Apprenticeships – A vision for growth
Jan 05, 2018

On the 14 December 2017, the University’s Degree Apprenticeship Board held a workshop with key internal stakeholders including Deans and Directors of Professional services to set the vision and strategy for growing this key area of business over the next 3-5 years.

UK-Pakistan research collaboration on Infrastructure Resilience

UK-Pakistan research collaboration on Infrastructure Resilience
Jan 05, 2018

Academics from the School of Built Environment, have been successful is securing a research grant from British Council. Research project focuses on enhance condition of Pakistan’s Critical Physical Infrastructre. As part of this grant, a workshop will be conducted in Islamabad from 14th to 16th Feb 2018 involving 15 UK academics and industry experts and counterparts from host country.

Early career researcher award for psychology lecturer

Early career researcher award for psychology lecturer
Jan 05, 2018

Dr Gemma Taylor, Lecturer in Psychology in the School of Health Sciences has scooped a prestigious early career researcher award from the Economic Social and Research Council (ESRC).

A message from the DVC: Appointment of ICZ Sport Director

A message from the DVC: Appointment of ICZ Sport Director
Jan 05, 2018

I’m pleased to announce the appointment of ICZ Sport Director Caitriona O’Shea, who will take up the post in March.

Appointment of Professor Emeritus

Appointment of Professor Emeritus
Jan 05, 2018

Dear colleagues, I am delighted to announce that at the last Council meeting, Professor Tony Warne was awarded an Emeritus Professorship.

Mobile phone theft - please be vigilant

Mobile phone theft - please be vigilant
Jan 04, 2018

We have been informed by the Police that there has been a rise in theft in and around the A6 corridor area of Salford, from Irlam o’th Heights to Manchester. There have been reports of thieves on pedal cycles or mopeds cycling beside people and snatching their phones. Thefts are happening in daylight hours as well as darkness.

Meet our four new Digital IT Associate Directors

Meet our four new Digital IT Associate Directors
Jan 04, 2018

I’m delighted to announce the appointment of four new Digital IT Associate Directors. Together they’ll be pivotal in the evolution of our innovative digital strategy, Catalyst.

Exciting new appointment for Arts and Media lecturer

Exciting new appointment for Arts and Media lecturer
Jan 03, 2018

Congratulations to Dr Caroline Magennis, a Lecturer in the School of Arts and Media, who has been elected as the Chair of the British Association for Irish Studies.

A message from Jo Purves: Appointment of Head of Athena SWAN

A message from Jo Purves: Appointment of Head of Athena SWAN
Jan 03, 2018

I’m pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Francine Morris as our new Head of Athena SWAN, following the recent departure of Professor Abigail Gregory.

Silver success for Events and Conferencing team

Silver success for Events and Conferencing team
Jan 02, 2018

The Conferencing team in Marketing and External Relations are celebrating after finding out they have received a coveted Green Tourism Silver Award.

Reminder: Additional annual leave scheme (deadline this Friday 5 January)

Reminder: Additional annual leave scheme (deadline this Friday 5 January)
Jan 02, 2018

I am pleased to announce that the University is improving flexible working, with the introduction of a staff scheme to purchase additional annual leave. For the remainder of the 2017-18 annual leave year, the University will be offering colleagues the opportunity to purchase up to five days of additional annual leave (pro-rata for part time colleagues).

New year, new email signature

New year, new email signature
Jan 02, 2018

Colleagues are asked to please change their email signature to reflect our new corporate brand guidelines and the end of our 50th anniversary year.

A Christmas message from our Vice-Chancellor

A Christmas message from our Vice-Chancellor
Dec 25, 2017

Dear Colleagues, As we come to the close of 2017, I wanted to take the time to share some reflections on what has been a memorable 50th anniversary year. We have celebrated how far we have come from our beginnings as a Technical Institute to our current position at the centre of global higher education and more importantly at the centre of so many people’s lives from across Salford and Greater Manchester.

Christmas and New Year closure details (plus don't forget to switch off!)

Christmas and New Year closure details (plus don't forget to switch off!)
Dec 21, 2017

lease note that all university buildings (including Media City) will close from 5pm on Thursday 21 December 2017 and reopen at 6am on Tuesday 2 January 2018. You can find exceptions to this here.

Sam's Cafe Conversations

Sam's Cafe Conversations
Dec 21, 2017

From September you'll be able to catch Dr Sam Grogan, Pro Vice-Chancellor Student Experience, in another run of his popular Cafe Conversations.


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