Salford and Nigeria

The University has 279 students from Nigeria across a range of undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research programmes.

We visit the country regularly as well as having a member of staff based permanently based in Lagos.

International scholarships

If you’ll need financial help to study abroad, we offer scholarships and bursaries worth up to £5,000. These include our Vice Chancellor’s Scholarships and several course-specific bursaries.

More about scholarship schemes

Our Students

Christopher Olawale

Watch Christopher from Nigeria share why he chose to study Petroleum and Gas Engineering at the University of Salford.

Events near you

Salford sends expert representatives to countries around the world with information about coming to the University as an international student. Find out more below about upcoming events near you.

Please check this page regularly for new or updated events.

More events

  • Vice Chancellor’s Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Vice Chancellor’s Postgraduate Scholarship
  • Country Discount Scheme
See our scholarships FAQ for more information.



Suite 113, Deogratias Plaza
by Zenith Bank

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Vantagescope Three Sixty Degrees

Suite B8 S H M Complex

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Dave Abion

79, Allen Avenue
(2nd Floor, Front Wing - 2nd SAMSUNG Building Before UBA)
Alausa, Ikeja,

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Port Harcourt

MARG Education International Ltd

No 12 King Perekule Street
Port Harcourt

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River State


44B Wogu Street D/line
Port Harcourt River State
River State

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Six credit passes (C6) at SSCE/WAEC/NECOand either:
West African GCE A level;
Ord National Dip (Upper credit);
University Diploma;
National Certificate of Education; or a recognised foundation or successful completion of year at reputable Nigerian university.


Bachelor's Degree with minimum 2.2.

English requirements

If you have a WAEC or NECO in English language with at least a C6 you shouldn't require a English test to study a Bachelors or Masters degree. Students who want to study a Foundation programme may require a English test.