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Alumni Events

The Alumni Engagement & Development Office offers a range of events throughout the year, including lectures, networking, social and sporting events. They are a great way to connect with your alumni network and stay in touch with what’s happening at the University.

In addition, the University also offers a wide programme of events ranging from public lectures to arts and cultural gatherings.

Make sure you update your details to keep up-to-date with the latest on all of our events.

Upcoming alumni events:

Date: Thursday 13 December 
Time: 18:30 - 20.30 (registration from 18:15)
Venue: Media City Campus, The University of Salford

Join us for an evening of festive entertainment and to help us celebrate this year's Alumni Achievement Award winners.

18:15 - Registration
18:30 - Event start
19:30 - Drinks Reception

Alumni Achievement Award Winners 2018
Jason Manford (Media & Performance, 2004) - Comedian and Presenter
Neill Ricketts (Engineering, 1993) - Chief Executive, Versarien
Foluke Michael (Project Management, 2016)  - CEO, CYIAC
Qaisra Shahraz (Television and Radio Scriptwriting, 2001) - Director, MACFEST
Brendan Rendall (BA Fashion, 2004) - Fundraiser 
Karen Dawber (Nursing: Professional Studies, 1994) - Chief Nurse, Bradford Teaching  Hospitals 

Rising Stars
Yasmin Evans (Television & Radio, 2012) -  Presenter, BBC Radio 1Xtra 
Karl Falconer (Television & Radio, 2012) - Artistic Director, 'Til This Night

Alumni Achievement Awards are presented to former students of the University of Salford who have achieved distinction; in their profession, through exemplary service to the University or the wider community, through service of a personal or humanitarian nature, or through contributions to the arts,  charities or business.This year, we will also be awarding two Rising Star Awards, to celebrate our upcoming alumni talent.

After the awards and performances, we will be enjoying a drinks reception with mulled wine and mince pies - a great chance to catch up with other alumni and meet our award winners!

So save your place to join us by registering here.For further information, please contact the Alumni Engagement Team at or call us on 0161 295 6287.

Check out the photos from last year's Alumni Celebration here.