The University of Salford has welcomed students from Nigeria for many decades and is one of the popular destination for students from Nigeria and surrounding countries. Today the University has a successful global presence. Our 7 schools, 20,000 students and 2,500 staff from over 130 countries have all grown to serve the needs of industry, commerce and education.
The University of Salford is a campus based university just 2km from Manchester city centre; with its vibrant nightlife, historic buildings and thriving student scene you will enjoy a first-class international experience in a global city.
We have a permanent presence in Nigeria with two in country representatives based in Abuja and Lagos. Adekola Adebisi is the University of Salford in country representative based in Lagos and Leonard Attah is the University of Salford in country representative based in Abuja.
In country representative Lagos:
Adekola Adebisi / A.Adebisi@salford.ac.uk / 76 Opebi Road, Ikeja, Lagos / M: +234 811 670 6586 / WhatsAPP: +234 811 670 6586
In country representative Abuja:
Leonard Attah / L.Attah2@salford.ac.uk / 24B Djibouti Crescent, off Freetown Street, Behind Rockview Hotel, the 5th Building After Zartech, Wuse 2, Abuja / T:+234(0)8109532617 / M: +234(0)81-322-828-53
Shorinola and Taofik recommend planning early before coming to university so you can focus on your studies.
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.
The University of Salford also offers scholarships and bursaries worth up to £5,000. These include our Vice Chancellor’s Scholarships and several course-specific bursaries.
For March and June intakes students with a Nigerian residence will receive a £500 country bursary!
There is also a range of external funding options open to Nigerian students:
39 Jimmy Carter St, Askoro
Dave Abion Consulting
3 Olu Oni Close, Opposite Ikeja City Mall,
For more information regarding other Dave Abion Consulting - Nigeria offices, please visit the website
Contact person(s): Yinka, Kunbi & Margaret
Global Education Study Centre
Head Office-Lagos, 8 Adedeji close, Opebi, Ikeja
For more information regarding other Global Education Study Centre- Nigeria offices, please visit the website
Contact person: Kazeem Rasheed
Study Across the Globe
La Ajayi Plaza, 99 Awolowo Way, Balogun Bus stop, Ikeja
TG Marchnata Education
3rd floor, Kobis Building, 18/20 Kudirat Abiola Way, Oregun
For more information regarding other TGM -Nigeria offices, please visit the website
Nigerian nationals – Why a Super Priority Visa?
University of Salford encourages Nigerian students to apply for the Super Priority Visa (SPV) Service due to the recent instability of the Nigerian Naira. The SPV service provides a fast track service for Nigerian students applying for either a visit visa or a Tier 4 student visa. Find out more information here.
Six credit passes (C6) at SSCE/WAEC/NECOand either:
West African GCE A level;
Ord National Dip (Upper credit);
National Certificate of Education; or a recognised foundation or successful completion of year at reputable Nigerian university.
Bachelor's Degree with minimum 2.2.
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.