Arts and Media News

Bestselling band to star on student music programme

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).

Artist’s Talks with Mads Christensen – 12 December

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Thursday 12 November 2015

Mads Christensen: Talk by artist Saturday 12 December, 6pm 

South Room, The Lowry, Pier 8, Salford Quays, M50 3AZ
Admission: Free

University of Salford Brass Band to conduct first concert of the new season

Tuesday 27 October 2015

The University of Salford’s Brass Band will be holding its first concert of the new season tomorrow at 1pm in Peel Hall, Salford.

The Salford Viewpoint: Revealed - The panic that followed the defection of the Cambridge spies

Monday 26 October 2015

New papers released from the National Archives spell out the dismay and disarray that followed the dramatic defection of Cambridge spies, Donald Maclean and Guy Burgess more than 60 years ago.

Journalism students appointed official reporters for Asian Media Awards

Friday 23 October 2015

Two students from the University of Salford will be interviewing some of the biggest hitters in the world of Journalism at the upcoming Asian Media Awards.

Women in Film and TV launch Northern Network at University of Salford

Friday 23 October 2015

Women in Film and TV (UK), the leading membership organisation for women working in creative media in the UK launched their Northern Network at the University of Salford earlier this week. 

'Topping off' for new £55m Arts and Media building

Monday 28 September 2015

The University’s new £55million New Adelphi building passed a milestone with a topping-out ceremony held on Monday.

Director of BBC England and Culture Minister announced as keynote speakers at the 2015 Nations and Regions Media Conference

Friday 25 September 2015

The four keynote speakers at this year’s Nations and Regions Media Conference (NARM), the centrepiece event of this year’s Salford International Media Festival (SIMF), have been announced.  

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.

Students give Salford’s old police HQ ‘arresting’ new facelift

Friday 24 July 2015

Arts and Media students from the University of Salford have given Salford’s former police headquarters an ‘arresting’ new facelift.

Young journalists celebrate remarkable BBC hat-trick

Friday 10 July 2015

The University of Salford is celebrating a remarkable hat-trick after three of its students scooped coveted places on the BBC’s flagship training programme.

Influential media figures recognise Salford students at Student Journalism Awards

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. 

BAFTARS celebrate top-notch work of Television and Radio students

Tuesday 30 June 2015

The work of Salford Television and Radio students was praised by TV, Radio and Entertainment figures earlier this month at the BAFTARS (BA Film and Television Awards).    

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

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.

Salford fashion students win top industry award for third time

Tuesday 19 May 2015

University of Salford fashion students have won a prestigious clothing industry award for the third time.