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As a member of our postgraduate research community, you will be fully supported both on-site and online. You can participate in the life of our eclectic and international postgraduate research community in a number of ways including:

The latest news and resources

We use Twitter, a micro-blogging information network, to let you know about the latest news, events, training, debates and resources relevant to postgraduate researchers. We also use Slideshare to share presentations and resources.

Follow us on @SalfordPGRs

Browse Slideshare resources 


We use LinkedIn, a professional social network to bring alumni, current and future students together in an environment that encourages mutually beneficial networking, discussion and career advancement.

Browse the LinkedIn Alumni group

Share your research

Publicise your research by presenting at the Salford Postgraduate Annual Research Conference (SPARC). Meet researchers from different subject areas and universities and exchange ideas. 

Read more about SPARC

Student-led initiatives

As a student, you can get involved in a new peer coaching programme for postgraduate researchers. Run by PhD students for PhD students, coaching is all about helping you achieve your personal and professional goals.

You can also join our student-led Facebook groups: one for all Salford postgraduates and one for PhD students

International Students

There are a range of activities to help students meet and socialise with others, which are open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students.  Student Life hosts regular conversation cafes, events and trips, and you can also join InterLINK – a mentoring scheme in which new international students are mentored by home students.

International student activities