University News

Landmark Salford buildings shine with spectacular guerrilla light show

Friday 21 November 2014

Students joined an internationally-renowned guerrilla lighting group last night (Thursday 20 November) to transform four University of Salford buildings with a spectacular, multicoloured illumination display.

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).

Academic publishes UK’s first major 'guerrilla gardening' study

Tuesday 18 November 2014

Dr Michael Hardman has lead-authored a new book on the first major study of guerrilla gardening in the UK.

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.

Students to shine on campus with spectacular guerrilla light show

Monday 17 November 2014

Students will join an internationally-renowned guerrilla lighting group this Thursday evening (20 November) to transform four University of Salford buildings with a spectacular, multicoloured illumination display.

Academics Receive Honours from India

Friday 14 November 2014

Two leading academics from the University of Salford have been honoured with prestigious awards from India.

Event explores how to live well with dementia

Friday 14 November 2014

A powerful and emotive drama about living with dementia was one of the highlights of the Dementia: What Really Matters event run by the University of Salford’s Institute for Dementia.

A seminal TV moment? ‘Competition revolution’ goes under the microscope at Salford International Media Festival

Monday 10 November 2014

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.

Student art scores at Neville’s and Giggs’ Hotel Football

Friday 7 November 2014

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.

Partnership announced with China’s leading institute for building research

Tuesday 4 November 2014

The first phase of a significant new partnership between China’s leading institute for built environment research and the University of Salford has been announced with the launch of a new Joint Doctorate programme in the Built Environment.


Greater Manchester’s inspirational care leavers to be celebrated

Tuesday 28 October 2014

The inspirational achievements of over 80 young people who have been in care are to be celebrated at an awards ceremony on 30 October at our high-tech MediaCityUK campus

Centre for Digital Business project shortlisted for The Digitals

Tuesday 28 October 2014

A Salford Business School project offering free online training materials for small businesses looking to expand their exports has been shortlisted for The Digitals, one of the UK’s leading digital industry awards.


Report calls for more cohesive approach to cyclist training

Monday 27 October 2014

Cyclist training should be packaged as part of wider, cohesive measures such as infrastructure improvements, driver education and enforcement and traffic reduction, says new research commissioned by BikeRight! and conducted by the University of Salford.  



Salford Science Weekend at MediaCityUK

Friday 24 October 2014

Don’t miss a weekend of family-friendly fun at our high-tech campus at MediaCityUK, Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 October, drop-in between 10:00am - 4:00pm. Entrance is free to all visitors. 

Future of TV Licence fee up for debate at Salford International Media Festival

Friday 24 October 2014

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.