New students guide

Congratulations - you’ve made it to the very start of the academic year! There’s a lot to take in when you start at uni. That’s why we’ve put everything you need to know during your first few weeks here in one place. Get started by following the steps below.

New starter checklist

Now you're officially a Salford student, where should you start? Use this checklist to ensure you're ready for this new chapter and to help you settle into your studies. Don't worry, it's quick and easy to follow. We've also separated the list into sections, so you can tackle one thing at a time. 

Your studies

Your health

  • Moving to campus or close by? Register with our on-campus GP.
  • Are you up to date with vaccinations? Make sure you have received your MMR, MenACWY and HPV vaccines to help protect yourself and others against potentially serious illnesses including meningitis, measles and cervical cancer.
  • Like keeping active? Get your membership sorted at the Sports Centre. Membership starts from £14.

Your wellbeing


Your finances

Further support