Facilities for hands-on learning

Building on our academic and professional resources, our students also benefit from a host of industry standard facilities across our main campus and MediaCityUK. Existing facilities include extensive art and design workshops, photographic studios, music rehearsal and recording studios, performance and dance studios, 2 theatres, TV and radios studios, fashion and garment construction studios and print making facilities. 

The New Adelphi

The New Adelphi is the fantastic new home for Arts and Media which is currently under construction on our main campus, with a programme of cultural events for 2017 due to be announced towards the end of 2016. Students starting in September 2016 will be the first students to experience the building and take advantage of the state-of-the-art facilities. 

This pioneering new build will feature a 350 capacity theatre, 2 large TV acting studios, rehearsal studios 6 industry standard recording studios, 12 amplified performance studios, 14 instrumental tuition rooms, a 100sqm band-room/live room and a suite of flexible performance spaces with an adjoining roof terrace.


Salford is also the only University with a campus at MediaCityUK: a unique state-of-the-art facility, home to one of the largest communities of creative media professionals in Europe. The University campus at MediaCityUK features two industry standard HD TV studios including a green screen and two radio studios, which are capable of being linked to every other audio room in the building, facilitating outside sources such as live bands performing within the TV studios.

Other facilities include an industry standard newsroom, digital audio workstations, craft edit and video editing suits,10 interactive touch tables, our spectacular Christie Micro-tile wall made up of 120 digital screens which are perfect for exhibiting your work in high definition and the Digital Performance Lab – an experimental performance/lecture space featuring one of largest HD screens in Europe.

Students will be fully supervised by University of Salford staff and technicians, who are there to support your projects, from simple work shadowing to filming, animation, directing and producing and post-production.