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First Nursing Associates celebrate successful foundation degree completion

First Nursing Associates celebrate successful foundation degree completion
Jan 11, 2019

THE FIRST-EVER cohort of new Nursing Associates (NAs) will sign up to the Nursing & Midwifery Council register on 28 January, after completing their studies at the University of Salford.

Fitness and wellbeing month: Tip seven - staying hydrated whilst exercising

Fitness and wellbeing month: Tip seven - staying hydrated whilst exercising
Jan 10, 2019

Every day throughout January the Sports Centre will be sharing top fitness and wellbeing tips with you. Salford's very own fitness gurus Daley O'Neal and Michael Thomasson will be giving out quick-fire, manageable tips aimed at getting your body and mind on track for a healthy 2019.

Menopause Policy online now

Menopause Policy online now
Jan 10, 2019

Our colleagues Angela Cross – Management Accountant, and Jeanette Seale – Finance officer have been working hard on raising awareness and guidance in relation to issues at work around staff experience of the menopause and to offer practical assistance to managers who may be supporting staff who are experiencing symptoms of the menopause, or our colleagues that are working with staff dealing with the menopause.

RECLAIM Salford Girls holds enterprise challenge on campus

RECLAIM Salford Girls holds enterprise challenge on campus
Jan 09, 2019

A local youth leadership charity “RECLAIM Salford Girls” will be holding an enterprise challenge for 25 secondary school children in Peel Building on Tuesday and Wednesday next week. During the two-day event, the Year 8 girls will be taking part in a social enterprise business competition. This will see them work in teams to develop ideas for a social enterprise before pitching it to a panel of judges, including University colleagues.

Fitness and wellbeing month: Tip six - don't aim for perfect, aim for consistency

Fitness and wellbeing month: Tip six - don't aim for perfect, aim for consistency
Jan 09, 2019

Every day throughout January the Sports Centre will be sharing top fitness and wellbeing tips with you. Salford's very own fitness gurus Daley O'Neal and Michael Thomasson will be giving out quick-fire, manageable tips aimed at getting your body and mind on track for a healthy 2019.

Salford marks the start of LGBT History Month with jam-packed fundraising event

Salford marks the start of LGBT History Month with jam-packed fundraising event
Jan 08, 2019

The University will be kick-starting LGBT History Month, an annual observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, with a special fundraiser in partnership with Salford Pride. Every year the month-long observance provides role models, builds community and highlights the contributions of LGBT people.

Fitness and wellbeing month: Tip five - getting into good habits

Fitness and wellbeing month: Tip five - getting into good habits
Jan 08, 2019

Every day throughout January the Sports Centre will be sharing top fitness and wellbeing tips with you. Salford's very own fitness gurus Daley O'Neal and Michael Thomasson will be giving out quick-fire, manageable tips aimed at getting your body and mind on track for a healthy 2019.

Invitation to the Vice-Chancellor’s annual address

Invitation to the Vice-Chancellor’s annual address
Jan 08, 2019

Don’t miss the opportunity to hear Vice-Chancellor Professor Helen Marshall reflect on our achievements this year so far and talk about the challenges for the next period at her annual address on Wednesday 30 January and Friday 1 February.

Fitness and wellbeing month: Day four - the energy balance and calorie deficit

Fitness and wellbeing month: Day four - the energy balance and calorie deficit
Jan 07, 2019

If your main goal is to lose weight then the importance of understanding about your total Daily Energy Expenditure consisting and the calorie deficit is key.

Professor in Telecommunications Nigel Linge takes on prestigious Editorial role

Professor in Telecommunications Nigel Linge takes on prestigious Editorial role
Jan 07, 2019

This month Professor in telecommunications Nigel Linge is taking on a new external role as the Editor of the Journal of the Institute of Telecommunications Professionals (ITP), formally known as the Institution of British Telecom Engineers (IBTE).

Fitness and wellbeing month: Day three - top tips for adherence

Fitness and wellbeing month: Day three - top tips for adherence
Jan 04, 2019

Look at the best ways to promote adherence. Getting into good habits, the small changes you can make. Remember, you can't train out train a bad diet.

Want to help our researchers find out more about children’s apps?

Want to help our researchers find out more about children’s apps?
Jan 03, 2019

The burgeoning choice of children’s apps available to download can feel a little bewildering. So how can you tell if an app or a game that claims to be educational, really does have some educational potential? That’s what colleagues in the Cognitive Development lab in Allerton Building are trying to find out as part of a three-year Economic and Social Research Council funded study and your child could help them.

Fitness and wellbeing month: Day two - Fan Fit app challenge

Fitness and wellbeing month: Day two - Fan Fit app challenge
Jan 03, 2019

Once thing which is vital, is for you to be increasing and then subsequently tracking your general activity levels. Small changes now are going to be the key in terms of keeping your increased activity levels consistent. NEAT – Increase energy expenditure, increasing your energy expenditure away from the gym is just as important as what you undertake whilst in there. What better way to do this than to download this fantastic free app, developed by Alex Fenton from Salford Business School. Encourage colleagues to download and start department active leagues.

Social Work Directorate prepares practitioners for new assessment

Social Work Directorate prepares practitioners for new assessment
Jan 03, 2019

The Social Work Directorate is helping regional social workers prepare for the new National Assessment and Accreditation Scheme (NAAS) introduced in a voluntary roll out by the Government in 2017. The Government hopes that the new NAAS will promote a stronger focus on learning and development within the children’s social work sector profession.

Fitness and wellbeing month: Day one - ease yourself into exercise

Fitness and wellbeing month: Day one - ease yourself into exercise
Jan 02, 2019

When you begin today, you want to be coming back tomorrow, and the day after. Be careful about engaging in any online fads, both from an activity and dietary perspective, and focus on easing yourself into generally being more active. Get some structure and book in for a program consultation this week with a Sports Centre Instructor. Consistently is key.


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