We’re determined to help you to make the most of your University experience. You'll be part of a thriving postgraduate community, comprising both of staff and students. We have a range of support services to help you during your time at Salford.
We’re here to support you throughout your studies. Our specialist Disability Advisors can make sure you have the assistance you need in lectures and exams, provide equipment loans and help you apply for Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSA) funding.
Disabled students make up over 10% of Salford students, and we’re proud to offer an accessible and inclusive service. Find out more about our Disability Support.
Library and learning resources
We want you to get the best from our library, learning and ICT resources.
Before you arrive you’ll receive your login details, which means you can start using some services, such as your personal University email account, straight away. You’ll also have access to:
- Over 600,000 library items to choose from and several Special Collections
- Four library sites, offering 2,000 study places within study zoned areas
- Over 320,000 electronic books
- Extended library opening hours including weekend and 24/7 throughout the year at Clifford Whitworth library
- Laptop loans are available at all sites
- Over 800 PC workstations in libraries and additional PC suites around campus
- 80% of the campus now has wireless access;
- 24/7 access to PC suites at the Clifford Whitworth library
- Wireless Working is possible in all libraries, allowing you to access your personal filestore on the University network, e-Library, email and other internet services
- Subject support is available via our Academic Support Librarians, who are ready to help you find the information you need for your studies
Graduate Studies office
Providing careers advice, training and support for your postgraduate research study.
If you need any advice about your finances, health and wellbeing, accommodation, getting work experience or planning your career or any aspects of student life while you are at Salford, our Student Life advisors are there to help. Student Life offers free, expert advice on all these issues and more from its base in University House in the heart of the Peel Park campus, or from advice desks situated around the University.
For most courses you will be assigned a personal tutor who can offer support and advice relating to your academic support. Study guidance is also available and provides opportunities for the development of higher level learning skills appropriate to postgraduate students. We offer a range of dedicated postgraduate support from workshops, drop-in sessions and one to one tutorials.
The University has its own nursery run by Busy Bees Childcare, right on campus. Places are available for children from six months to four years of age and can be booked on a sessional (minimum one half day) or full-time basis.
If you want to earn some extra cash while you are studying then our Job Shop will provide you with access to thousands of part-time, temporary and vacation jobs every year.
We continue to support you even after you leave
When you graduate you become part of a global community of the University Salford graduates - our alumni - and you’ll have access to a range of support.