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Tuesday 23 May 2017

University of Salford and Skiddle launch training programme to prepare students for working life

Friday 6 November 2015

The University of Salford and Skiddle, one of the UK’s leading event guide and ticket agents, have launched a unique training programme to provide students with practical, work-based experience to help prepare them for the world of work. 

University of Salford Brass Band to conduct first concert of the new season

Tuesday 27 October 2015

The University of Salford’s Brass Band will be holding its first concert of the new season tomorrow at 1pm in Peel Hall, Salford.

The Salford Viewpoint: Revealed - The panic that followed the defection of the Cambridge spies

Monday 26 October 2015

New papers released from the National Archives spell out the dismay and disarray that followed the dramatic defection of Cambridge spies, Donald Maclean and Guy Burgess more than 60 years ago.

Journalism students appointed official reporters for Asian Media Awards

Friday 23 October 2015

Two students from the University of Salford will be interviewing some of the biggest hitters in the world of Journalism at the upcoming Asian Media Awards.

Feel Good Festival set to transform campus

Monday 19 October 2015

The Feel Good Festival will be taking over your campus from Monday 26 October – Friday 30 October unleashing a jam-packed week of fun, freebies and competitions.

£81m Peel Park Quarter officially opened

Tuesday 6 October 2015

PEEL PARK Quarter, our brand new, state-of-the-art student accommodation complex, was officially opened today by the University and Salford Vilage Limited.

The Salford Viewpoint: Ofcom’s massive price hike could cost us and the UK telecoms industry dearly

Friday 2 October 2015

If you thought your phone bill was expensive, UK telecoms regulator Ofcom just announced an inflation-busting price hike that will triple the licence fees paid by UK mobile network operating companies. The likes of EE, O2, Vodafone and Three must pay the government to use the 900MHz and 1800MHz radio frequency spectrum bands, which from October next year will cost the industry £199.6m per year.

The Salford Viewpoint: Corbyn plots a social media course to grow Labour movement

Thursday 1 October 2015

In his speech to the 2015 Labour conference, Jeremy Corbyn, the party’s new leader, spoke of a new kind of politics. This includes using social media to spread his message, rather than old media. A team led by deputy leader Tom Watson will be dispatched to work out how to do it. Luckily for him, some evidence is emerging on how you translate online support into real-world action.

The Salford Viewpoint: Not all online catfish are bad, but strong communities can net the ones that are

Monday 28 September 2015

The “catfish” phenomenon in which people take on different identities on social media and establish relationships with others who are unaware of their real identity is often cast as a black and white issue – a deception that is inevitably meant to cause harm.


Director of BBC England and Culture Minister announced as keynote speakers at the 2015 Nations and Regions Media Conference

Friday 25 September 2015

The four keynote speakers at this year’s Nations and Regions Media Conference (NARM), the centrepiece event of this year’s Salford International Media Festival (SIMF), have been announced.  

Salford Science Jam part of Manchester Science Festival

Tuesday 22 September 2015

Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 October (10:00 - 16:00) University of Salford, MediaCityUK campus Free entry, ideal for the whole family

The University of Salford at MediaCityUK mutates into a massive, open doors science experiment, bringing together demos, debates, art/science premieres and Oculus Rift virtual reality experiences. Come along for drawing with drones, play with musical robots, step back in digital history from analogue TV to 4k film, make a bacterial selfie, see a colour changing shrimp, take part in a Science Question Time, and much more!


Bringing little ones to the event? Why not download our competition flyer and bring this along to Salford Science Jam! The best idea will win tickets to the Museum of Science and Industry’s 4D Cinema and lunch in the museum cafe for a family of four.

Student broadcaster in line for UK media award

Friday 28 August 2015

A JOURNALISM student who broadcasts to a million listeners a day is in contention for a national award.

Happier students see Salford on rise

Wednesday 12 August 2015

SALFORD students are much happier with their time at University, according to the latest National Student Survey.