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Fourth Sonic Fusion Festival brings international experimental music to Salford

Wednesday 21 January 2015

Cutting-edge contemporary and experimental music from Korea to Canada and beyond will be brought together next month when the University of Salford hosts the fourth Salford Sonic Fusion Festival.

Professor joins ‘Is computer gaming a sport?’ debate on BBC TV

Professor Andy Miah Set To Appear on TV Debate
Thursday 15 January 2015

Professor Andy Miah, the University of Salford’s Chair in Science Communication and Future Media, is set to appear on a live, televised debate tonight (Thursday 15 January) at MediaCityUK where panellists will attempt to answer the question ‘Should computer games be considered sports?’

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

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.

University of Salford apprentice wins BBC accolade

Tuesday 16 December 2014

A student has been awarded the BBC Technology Apprentice of the Year award and, thanks to taking part in an innovative apprenticeship partnership with the broadcaster, is promised a bright career in the broadcast industry.

Salford Business School in IDM first

Tuesday 9 December 2014

Salford Business School has become the first higher education institution to be accredited by the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing (IDM) in areas of Social Media and Search Marketing (SSMM).

Innovators set out digital future for business at Creative Entrepreneur event

Friday 5 December 2014

More than 300 North West small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and students had the chance to learn from some of the UK’s most innovative thinkers and operators in digital business at Salford Business School’s Creative Entrepreneur 2014 - Next Generation event at MediaCityUK.

Salford Business School wins Times Higher Education Business School of the Year award

Friday 28 November 2014

Salford Business School won the Business School of the Year title at the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards last night (Thursday 27 November) in recognition of its sector-leading work in supporting small and medium-sized businesses and offering students innovative industry experiences.

Industry future hotly debated at Salford International Media Festival

Monday 24 November 2014

The Labour Party’s policy on the BBC licence fee, the need for more programme commissioning and more media investment in the regions, and news of a live Coronation Street episode to celebrate its 60 year anniversary were just a few of the announcements and issues discussed at Salford International Media Festival, which closed on Friday 21 November.

Harriet Harman calls for ‘creative devolution’ at Salford International Media Festival

Wednesday 19 November 2014

Harriet Harman MP has called for ‘creative devolution’ to follow political and economic devolution in a keynote speech at the Nations & Regions Media Conference in Salford yesterday evening (Tuesday 18 November).

Students to quiz Jeremy Kyle at Salford International Media Festival

Tuesday 18 November 2014

University of Salford students will have the chance to put Jeremy Kyle on the spot this week as part of a unique programme of events bringing students and the media industry together at Salford International Media Festival.

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