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.
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 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.
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 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).
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.
When the BBC’s Director-General Tony Hall announced a ‘competition revolution’ earlier this year, the future of TV commissioning in the UK was blown wide open.
More than 50 artworks created by University of Salford students have been chosen to grace the walls of Hotel Football, the new hotel being developed by Manchester United legends Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville, thanks to a unique project.
It is a decision that could change the face of the nation’s public broadcaster forever and affect more than 25 million households in the UK who each year pay £145.50 to watch television.