University News

Students’ Manchester United Class of ’92 fashion range hits the stage at Hotel Football

Friday 6 March 2015

A range of Class of ’92-branded luxury sports fashionwear, designed by three University of Salford fashion students following a brief from the Manchester United legends themselves as part of their exclusive partnership with the University, went on show last night (Thursday 5 March) at Hotel Football.

University of Salford to host unique arts award ceremony and exhibition at MediaCityUK

Friday 6 March 2015

The University of Salford is to host an award ceremony and exhibition of the only collection of contemporary artwork dedicated to the subject of childbirth.

Inspirational Salford student to run in memory of loved ones

Elliot Forde holds his running trainers and a laptop showcasing the website he created to encourage donations.
Wednesday 4 March 2015

An inspirational Salford student is set to lace up his running trainers in memory of two loved ones who recently lost their fight against cancer.

£1.8m for Healthcare Tech Research project

The smart watch set to be used in the research project
Monday 2 March 2015

The University has partnered with six universities on a £1.86 million project researching biosensors to monitor how patients use equipment or exercise during rehabilitation.

Students Help Clean Up the Community for Student Volunteering Week 2015

Salford Students help clean up Peel Park for Student Volunteering Week 2015
Monday 2 March 2015

Staff and students from the University of Salford took part in a huge clear up of the local community as part of a busy Student Volunteering Week 2015.

Well-designed classrooms can boost learning progress in primary school pupils by16%, new research reveals

Tuesday 24 February 2015

For the first time, clear-evidence has been found that well-designed primary school classrooms can boost learning progress in reading, writing and maths.

Student art hand-picked by Class of ’92 unveiled at Hotel Football

Saturday 21 February 2015

Nearly 70 artworks created by University of Salford students and hand-picked by Manchester United legend Gary Neville for the Class of ’92’s new Hotel Football were officially unveiled at the venue on Friday 20 February.

Salford Students to Help Clean Up the City for ‘Student Volunteering Week 2015’

Salford students take part in 'Student Volunteering Week 2015'
Tuesday 17 February 2015

Green-fingered students from Salford University will be taking part in a litter pick and building bird boxes as part of a busy ‘Student Volunteering Week 2015’.

North West Regional Construction Awards 2015 set to highlight the Region’s booming construction industry

Professor Will Swann speaks at last year's North West Regional Construction Awards 2015
Friday 13 February 2015

The ninth annual North West Regional Construction Awards 2015, in partnership with the Centre for Construction Innovation and the School of Built Environment at the University of Salford, are set to take place on Thursday 4 June 2014 at the Palace Hotel, Manchester. 

Water supply successfully restored

Tuesday 10 February 2015

Update - Tuesday 2.00pm - Water fault successfully resolved 

Water has now successfully been restored to all affected buildings.

The Clifford Whitworth Library, the Sports Centre, University House, Constantine and Horlock Courts and the Newton Annexe will open from 3.00pm today.

All other affected buildings are having final checks and will open tomorrow as normal.

Classes which were previously cancelled remain cancelled for the rest of today.

Tomorrow will be a normal operational day. We apologise to all affected studenst and staff for the inconvenience caused and thank them for their patience.

University of Salford Launches New Library Fines System

Library launches new fines system
Tuesday 3 February 2015

The University of Salford has launched a new fines system whereby students will no longer be fined for returning a book late unless another student has requested the item.

Who wants a Blackberry these days? Millions in Africa and Asia!

Thursday 29 January 2015

BlackBerry, once the must-have device for the sweaty palms of executives and wannabe executives everywhere, has seen its global share of the smartphone market fall to below 1%. So would you still buy this unpopular phone? If you live in parts of Africa, India or Indonesia, the answer is “hell, yes”.

Salford Graduate Set to Run 35 Miles In Aid of Malawi Orphans

Mr Rendall on a previous visit to Malawi.
Wednesday 28 January 2015

A Salford fashion graduate is set to run a gruelling 35 mile ultra-marathon to raise funds to provide an education for Malawian orphans.

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.

Salford academic heads to Kenya to become British Athletics’ camp physiotherapist

Tuesday 20 January 2015

A University of Salford academic is heading to Kenya to work as the camp physiotherapist to the British Athletics team.