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About the University of Salford

History of the University

Salford heritage

The University, formerly the Royal Technical Institute was opened by the Duke and Duchess of York (who later became King George V and Queen Mary) in 1896.

Campus investment

Campus investment

Our campus is at the heart of a £650m regeneration scheme in the local area.

University map

Getting here

The University is situated only 10 minutes' walk away from Manchester city centre.

Community engagement


Sustainability is entirely in tune with the University’s Vision and Values. Our vision is by embedding sustainability into all aspects of University life, we will enable our University community to have maximum beneficial impacts for society and our environment.