ART AND DESIGN Facilities
Are you looking to learn more about our industry-standard Art and Design facilities and read through helpful FAQs?
We employ a specialist team of experts that can help you learn how to use our facilities to bring your ideas to life.
When you study Art and Design with us, you'll get access to industry-standard facilities in our £55 million New Adelphi building, which opened in 2016. The facilities are geared towards helping you harness your creativity, with everything from flexible studio space to 3D printers. Not sure how something works? Don't worry; our team of experts will ensure you'll get the most out of using our Art and Design facilities at the University of Salford.
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DID YOU KNOW...?
It’s easy to travel between our campuses, Salford and Manchester
When you're a student with us, you can travel free between our campus and Manchester city centre using the number 50 bus.
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Our facilities allow you to create great works of arts
As an art and design student, you’ll be based in our £55 million New Adelphi building at the heart of our Peel Park campus. You’ll learn in a studio centric environment that encourages collaboration and creativity.
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The New Adelphi building has two floors of flexible studio space, with each course having its dedicated area. They offer lots of natural light and room for you to work on your projects.
Who says print is dead? You’ll be able to use the workshop to explore a range of new and traditional techniques, from etching, aquatint and screenprint to monoprint, lino print and photoetch; you’ll find the right equipment to bring your ideas to life.
Fibre and textiles workshop
Sewing machines, felting machines and looms are just some of the kits available here for you to use when working with textiles.
We have seven fully-equipped studios, just like those used by the professionals, available for use. To get the best out of them, you’ll also be able to use a range of cameras, including Canon DSLRs and medium format cameras such as Phase Ones and the Hasselblad H series, and a range of lighting equipment. It’s all industry-standard and will prepare you for stepping into the studio or on location when you begin your professional assignments.
We have two sets of darkrooms available for a range of image processing. Our New Adelphi space allows for more experimental photography processing, while those in the nearby Peel building feature enlargers for more conventional printing.
Depending on your course, you may need to create a range of physical items, from product prototypes to models.
Our MakerSpace is another facility available for you to bring your designs to life using 3D scanners and printers, power tools and a range of art and craft materials. Experienced technicians are also on hand to show you how everything works and make sure you know exactly how to get the best from the equipment.
Equipped with the industry-standard software you’ll need during your studies and in the world of work.
Wood and metal workshops
Various saws, drills, sanders and welders will allow you to incorporate both wood and metal elements into your projects and creations.
Rapid prototyping workshop
You bring your ideas from the page to reality in this space, which features 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC machines and vacuum formers. It opens up a range of opportunities for you to bring your ideas to life.
How accessible are your facilities?
Our rooms, buildings and spaces have been designed to cater for everyone's needs. They have disabled toilets, large lifts, large dressing rooms, and accessible entrance and exits points, so you don't need to worry about getting around.
Visit our partner, disabledGO for more information.
How do I get to and view your facilities?
Our highest priority is to ensure that we follow the government guidance to keep you safe on campus. This means that you may not have an opportunity to visit our campus; however, through our virtual tours, you could virtually visit our Peel Park campus.
When the government guidance changes and you can visit our campus, you can travel to our Peel Park campus:
The University of Salford has a dedicated train station, Salford Crescent. Direct services run to and from Manchester Airport, Manchester Piccadilly and Victoria, and Blackpool, Bolton, Buxton, Blackburn, Southport, Preston and Lancaster.
Staff and current students can get around campus for free using the 50 bus. The number 50 runs every 10-15 minutes between East Didsbury and MediaCity via our Peel Park campus. You can also get to us by using services 8, 12, 26, 31, 32, X34, 36, 37, 38, 50, X61, 67, or 100.
The New Adelphi building is located in the Peel Park Campus just off the Crescent (A6). The closest campus carpark is Irwell Place car park. There are Blue Badge spaces on campus closer to the building.
Parking is chargeable 7 days a week between the hours of 9am – 6pm. After 6pm, parking is free. Please note: all university car parks us the PayByPhone App, Irwell Place has an optional Pay and Display machine.
ART AND DESIGN COURSES AT SALFORD
All our Art and Design courses are delivered by the Salford School of Arts, Media and Creative Technology. Our focus is to ensure that you have the skills you need to pursue your dreams, and we encourage our students, past and present, to collaborate with each other and achieve great things.
Whatever you choose to study with us, you’ll be mentored and supported by experts. And once you graduate, it won’t end there. You’ll join a thriving alumni network across Greater Manchester and beyond, meaning you’ll be supported professionally and personally whenever you need it.
MEET THE ART AND DESIGN TEACHING STAFF
Are you looking to learn more about the background of our Art and Design tutors and technical demonstrators or put a face to a name?
Find out who'll work with you throughout your academic journey at the University of Salford.
HAVE A QUESTION? WE'RE ONLY AN EMAIL AWAY
Whether you're looking to attend a virtual campus tour or learn more about our courses and facilities, our supportive staff will help answer your question. Contact us today, as we're only an email away or phone us on +44 (0)161 295 4545.