Campus Tours - Further information

We are looking forward to meeting you at one of our upcoming campus tours! This page will provide you all the information you should need from what to expect, to the health and safety precautions in place and how to find us. 

Please note - If you develop Covid-19 symptoms

If you have booked a place but develop Covid-19 symptoms before you are due to visit, please stay at home and do not visit our campus. Symptoms of Covid-19 can be found here. 

What to expect

Campus tour

This will be a tour of the campus buildings only, where your chosen course is taught. There with be no access to course facilities as part of the tour. 

The tour will last approximately one hour, please allow additional time if you are viewing our accommodation. 

The tours are staggered throughout the afternoon to ensure the safety of our visitors, students and staff, so please ensure you arrive on time for your dedicated time slot. Once checked-in, we'll provide details about the health and safety practices we are following - of which you can find more information below - before starting the tour.

 

Peel Park campus

Chapman Building
Check-in location

When you arrive on campus please head to our Chapman building (number 10 on our campus map). There will be a check-in desk set up inside the entrance and you will be greeted by members of our recruitment team.

A large part of the Peel Park tours will be outside, so please dress accordingly

How to find us/Where to park

If you’re joining us by car, we’ll have parking available for you in our Delaney and Lowry car parks. Car parking charges are in operation. Payments can be made via the paybyphone ap. Further information is available here

We also have Salford Crescent train station and several bus stops on campus. For more info on how to find us, have a look at our travel page.

 

 

MediaCity campus

MediaCityUK Campus at Night
Check-in location

When you arrive on campus please head to the reception in MediaCity (building number 24 on our campus map). There will be a check-in desk set up inside the entrance where you will be greeted by members of our recruitment team. 

There will also be an opportunity, after your tour to view the accommodation at Peel Park Quarter. We will be providing transport for you to the main campus, or you are welcome to make your own way. Do speak to the staff at check-in for further information. 

How to find us/Where to park

There is no university parking at MediaCity, but there are several pay-to-park options available. The nearest is The Garage, which is a multi-story carpark, but there are also several surface-level car parks nearby.

There is a tram stop located just outside our building and several bus stops nearby. For more info on how to find us at MediaCity, have a look at our MediaCity travel page.

Once you’ve arrived at MediaCity, we’re located in Orange Tower, the same building as ITV and opposite The Dockyard.

 

Frederick Road campus

The Allerton entrance showing the Allerton sign
Check-in location

When you arrive on campus please head to our Allerton Building (building number 17 on our campus map). There will be a check-in desk set up inside reception and you will be greeted by members of our recruitment team.

How to find us/Where to park

If you’re joining us by car, we’ll have parking available for you in our Mary Seacole/Allerton car parks (use postcode M6 6PU) 

Car parking charges are in operation. Payments can be made via the paybyphone ap. Further information is available here

We also have Salford Crescent train station and several bus stops on campus. For more info on how to find us, have a look at our travel page.

 

Important information - safety on campus

Group numbers

Tour groups will consist of your tour guide and up to 20 visitors but this will be adapted based on the sizes of the areas you're touring.

On campus

As part of our safety measures, we would ask that all visitors, staff and students maintain a distance of 1m throughout the event.  We will have sanitisation points near building entrances and regular cleaning of high-touch points.

Face coverings

Following the recent Government announcement, we require all visitors, students and staff to wear a face covering when moving around inside our buildings on campus, in corridors and in circulation spaces, unless exempt. You can find out more about circumstances where people may not be able to wear a face covering here.

Your risk factors

Before coming onto campus, please consider if you fall into a higher risk category for Covid-19. We have provided a link here that provides some further information on who would be considered a higher risk. Whilst we're taking measures to ensure the safety of everyone on campus, if you fall into one or more of these categories, please consider whether it is suitable for you to come along to this event.  

 

Need more info?

Student and her parent take a tour of the University campus

We are here  to support you and answer and any questions you have. You can email us on  enquiries@salford.ac.uk or call  +44 (0)161 295 4545 (10am - 4pm Monday to Friday) or take a look at our FAQs below. 

FAQs

Do I need to have evidence of a negative covid test?

  • We are not asking applicants to provide evidence of a negative test when you come on to campus. If you would like to have a test, prior to coming on the tour, you can order a test kit here.

What safety measures have been put in place for campus tours?

  • It is our priority to ensure the safety of all of our visitors, students, and staff. We have followed the Government and Public Health England's advice and guidance on Covid-19 to make sure that our campus is a safe and secure environment for all. As a University we are still operating to social distancing measures and request all students, staff and visitors wear a face covering, where possible. 
  • Please take a look at the important information above to ensure you are aware of the health and safety precautions we are taking before coming along. 

Will I be able to speak to a tutor on the day?

  • The tours are conducted by student ambassadors and members of the student recruitment team.  There won't be any course content on our campus tours, as the tutors will not be available on the days. However our team will be able to answer any general questions you have about studying at Salford.

What time does my tour start?

  • Tours are staggered throughout the afternoon and will run every 60 minutes. Your allocated time will be on your booking confirmation email.

Can I bring family and friends?

  • Of course! We recognise that choosing a university is a big decision, so we'd encourage you to bring a guest. However, due to the popularity of the tours we would ask that you limit this to just one person on this occasion. 

Are there toilets on campus?

  • Yes, toilets are available to use on each of our campuses. If you're not sure how to find these, please ask a member of the team at the check-in desk.

Will there be somewhere to get refreshments?

  • Yes, on Peel Park campus our student shop will be open to buy a range of drinks and snacks. There are also outlets available close by at MediaCity and Frederick Road. 

Do you have support for students with a disability?

Will I be able to see the accommodation?

Yes, you will be able to see the accommodation as part of the tour.  If you are attending the MediaCity tour we will be providing transport to the accommodation sites from the MediaCity check- in location.