We’re delighted to let you know that our Erasmus+ scheme for all staff is set to open again next week. As part of our International Delivery Plan, we encourage all staff to develop their cultural agility and improve their employability and experience. New experiences can increase personal confidence and ambition for both our students and our staff – taking part will help you achieve your potential!
We are sorry to announce the sad news that Paula Betteridge, former Director of External Relations from 1998 to 2007 passed away from cancer on 29 September.
The Salford Advantage Fund is our annual fundraising initiative, run by the Alumni Engagement & Development Team. It raises funds from alumni, friends and students in support of the University’s overall development and you can apply for up to £5,000.
New in 2018, the Salford Student Survey will launch on Monday 22 October for all campus based taught students from level 3-7.
Colleagues are invited to attend this weekend’s GameLab at our MCUK campus as part of Manchester Science Festival. Taking place 11am-5pm each day on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October, GameLab will have more than 40 free activities for all ages.
Alison Blackburn, University Registrar and Secretary, would like to invite you to a “Book Launch” on Tuesday 23 October to celebrate the publication of the latest Association of University Administrators Good Practice Guide, which has been written by two QEO staff members (Alison Jones and Martin Toner).
Student Communications Coordinator Ash Kapriyelov isn’t just a first rate photographer (see @uos_students for evidence) but he also has a hidden talent as a music mogul. Over the past few years he’s been working with videogames music composer and sound engineer Peter Connelly to get Tomb Raider music reimagined with an 80 piece orchestra and celebrity performers. No mean feat!
Dr Sam Grogan, Pro Vice-Chancellor Student Experience, is beginning a new series of his popular Cafe Conversations. Sam will happily buy you a coffee in return for a chat about the big issues colleagues are talking about.
Talking, connecting, remembering Join us on the 1st November to explore the themes of the traditional Mexican festival, the Day of the Dead, when people remember and celebrate their loved ones.
As part of this year’s One World and SID Week, the University of Salford is partnering with the Faith & Belief Forum to provide a day of events for students and staff on the topic of faith, inclusion and social action. You can sign up to one or combination of events.
The Honorary Degrees Committee is calling for nominations for the award of honorary degrees and fellowships in 2019 and 2020.
In this edition of Salford Speaks we chat to our Head of Security Trevor Jones. Trevor, who has had a fascinating career working in security, tells us about challenges of the job, what gets him out of bed in the morning and the heart-warming moments he's experienced. He also gives us the lowdown on our security HQ the 'Bunker' and why Salford is ahead of the curve when it comes to new technologies.
It's never too early to get excited for Christmas and in the spirit of all things festive DSAS Events are inviting colleagues to their annual Christmas party 2018.
As part of the University’s commitment to supporting the development of its people, colleagues from Professional Services can apply for funding to support professional qualifications or accreditations.
As part of Manchester Animation Festival, the University is supporting an ‘Educating Animators’ conference on 16 November at our MCUK campus. Students can attend for £20 and the early bird rate is £50 for Salford staff until Sunday 21 October.