Arts and Media News

Bestselling band to star on student music programme

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Tuesday 17 November 2015


BROADCAST, journalism and music students at Salford University are delivering their own 'music channel' with well-known bands appearing.
Quays News, run by students at Salford's MediaCity UK campus will be hosting chart-topping band The Hoosiers on Thursday (19 November).

Student broadcaster in line for UK media award

Friday 28 August 2015

A JOURNALISM student who broadcasts to a million listeners a day is in contention for a national award.

Influential media figures recognise Salford students at Student Journalism Awards

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Tuesday 30 June 2015

Earlier this month, the University celebrated the work of Journalism students in the heart of the BBC’s Northern HQ, Quay House. 

HOME set to hold co-commissioned event with the University of Salford at MediaCityUK

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Wednesday 20 May 2015

HOME, a newly-opened union of the Cornerhouse and The Library Theatre, will hold its first co-commission with the University of Salford at 4PM today.

Student journalists team up with Man Utd

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Monday 11 May 2015

Students from the University of Salford have teamed up with footballing giants Manchester United to help produce content for their website.

Graduate Praises MA Journalism Course after Scoring Record-Breaking Result in Prestigious Industry Exam

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Friday 1 May 2015

A graduate has praised journalism teaching at the University of Salford after winning a national award by scoring the highest ever mark in a prestigious industry exam.

MA Journalism course accredited by leading industry body

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Tuesday 21 April 2015

Journalism academics at the University of Salford have won praise after their flagship postgraduate programme was accredited by a leading industry body.


Salford students sing their heart out in 12 hour karaoke marathon

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Thursday 19 March 2015

University of Salford students found their singing voice when they picked up the microphone for a 12 hour ‘karaoke marathon’ for comic relief.

University of Salford lecturer scores top ten hit

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Wednesday 11 March 2015

A University of Salford lecturer has scored a top ten hit, after taking up drumming duties on ‘Keep Enough’, a track from the Charlatans latest album ‘Modern Nature’.

Student art hand-picked by Class of ’92 unveiled at Hotel Football

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Monday 23 February 2015

Nearly 70 artworks created by University of Salford students and hand-picked by Manchester United legend Gary Neville for the Class of ’92’s new Hotel Football were officially unveiled at the venue on Friday 20 February.

Dog that helped University of Salford student to walk again nominated for Crufts award

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Tuesday 6 January 2015

Faye, a black Labrador who has helped Salford student Natalie Preston to walk again for the first time in over a decade, has been nominated for the Kennel Club’s prestigious Eukanuba Friends for Life award.

English Literature student publishes anthology of short stories and poetry

Tuesday 15 April 2014

Enterprising BA (Hons) English Literature student, Naqqash Khalid, has put the skills gained whilst studying at the University of Salford to excellent use by setting up his own publishing company and releasing an anthology of short stories and poetry, entitled Art and The Mannequins: The Prelude. He has also written, directed and produced three short plays, which he took to stages in London, Salford and Manchester as The Prelude Tour

Hold the front page! Graphic design student creates award-winning Cosmo cover

Monday 16 December 2013

A Salford student’s work has hit newsstands across the UK after she won a nationwide competition to design the front cover of Cosmopolitan.

Animation postgrad wins international short film festival prize

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Monday 2 December 2013

A University of Salford postgraduate student has won a top prize at one of Europe’s most prestigious short film festivals.

Fashion graduates showcase work at Vogue event

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Monday 21 October 2013

It was a night to remember for Salford’s fashion graduates when they took part in a sparkling event on 10 October hosted by the illustrious Vogue magazine.