Media City Room types

MediaCityUK

The University of Salford at MediaCityUK is right at the heart of the UK’s media and digital industries. With broadcast-standard video and audio facilities and the latest digital technology as standard, it’s suitable for even the most ambitious and imaginative events.

Our conference, meeting and creative studio spaces all use the latest AV and communication technology. We can accommodate everything from awards ceremonies and events to product launches, exhibitions and networking activities, small and large.

 

The Egg Foyer and Suite

Egg foyer and suite

This flexible open plan entrance space to our MediaCityUK campus combines cafe and seating areas with dynamic audio visual signage. It is ideal for exhibitions, technology showcases, product launches, networking events and digital collaborations.

The adjacent Egg Suite can be opened for larger events and demonstrations where video content can be projected onto a large format curved wall 'The Edge' and closed to create a meeting space for screenings and presentations.

  • 300 occupancy capacity in the Egg Foyer    
  • Seating capacity of 40 in the Egg Suite    
  • 3 x Christie Microtile Walls featuring animated events signage, a twitter wall and main wall for playing out videos of up to 4k    
  • HDMI or DVI input to the main Christie Microtile wall for presentations and exhibitions    
  • Drop down screen for HD projection with HDMI and DVI input for laptops and devices in the Egg Suite    
  • A projection display of 8.2 x 4.2 on The Edge    
  • Ability to stream video and audio from other specialist broadcast spaces and the Digital Performance Lab to The Edge and main Christie Microtile wall    
  • Wirecast streaming to YouTube and Social Media platforms    

Digital Performance Lab

Digital performance lab

This versatile performance space combines the technology of a live theatre venue with a TV studio in a double height space. It is ideal for live performances, digital installations and collaborations, concerts, dance, exhibitions, screenings, conferences  and product launches.

  • 120 capacity theatre style retractable tiered seating    
  • One of largest HD Screens in Europe (Viewable Area: 4.3 x 7.8m)    
  • Comprehensive Lighting Rig    
  • Full height theatre drapes on a perimeter track    
  • Extensive fibre optic and digital network infrastructure for multiple high speed HD video and audio connections    
  • Lectern with microphone and HDMI input to screen    
  • Adjacent Green Room and Dressing Room with full changing and shower facilities

3rd Floor Conference Suite

3rd floor conference room

A conference suite commanding spectacular views over the Quays enhanced by floor to ceiling windows.

Two large theatres that each seat 120 and can be divided to form 4 smaller rooms. There is also a large breakout space that can be used for catering and exhibitions as well as networking. With a cloakroom and small office also available for use the space is excellently situated.

Lecture Theatres and Classrooms

MediaCity UK - classroom

With lecture theatres and classrooms of varying sizes (from 2 to 80) we can accommodate your event in stylish, comfortable surroundings with access to full audio-visual equipment.

Room arrangements are flexible and there are plenty of colourful and inspiring breakout spaces for networking and catering before or after your event, with plenty of power-points so that you can plug in your laptop to check emails on the go.

Computer suites

Computer suites

We have a variety of sized PC suites for hire to be used for training courses.

TV Studio

MediaCity UK - TV studio

Our creative studio spaces include two industry standard HD TV studios including a green screen. These could be a great addition to your event – film interviews with your guests or even broadcast your event live as it happens.

As part of our on- going vision to produce highly employable graduates, by making use of these studios you will have access to our undergraduate and postgraduate students (fully supervised by University of Salford staff and technicians) who will be there to support your project. This could be from simple work shadowing to filming, direction and producing.

There are two fully functioning state of art TV studios, possibly the highest specification education studios in Europe.

These are equivalent to those used by industry including BBC, ITV and Sky. Features include:

  • Full 1080 HD cameras and video systems with 5.1 surround sound mixing
  • Fully virtual 3D sets and Green Screen systems
  • Selection of world class audio and visual systems as used by the BBC, Sky and ITV
  • Sound treated studios

 

Radio Studios

MediaCity UK- Radio Studios

Our creative studio spaces three radio studios capable of facilitating any productions and broadcasts.
As part of our on- going vision to produce highly employable graduates, by making use of these studios you will have access to our undergraduate and postgraduate students (fully supervised by University of Salford staff and technicians) who will be there to support your project. This could be from simple work shadowing to filming, direction and producing.

The three state-of-the-art radio studios can actually create broadcast material with equipment as used by the BBC. They are capable of being linked to every other audio room in the building, which could facilitate outside sources such as live bands performing within the TV studios.

Journalism Studio

Journalism Studio

Our dedicated Journalism centre consists of TV studio, gallery, radio studio and dedicated teaching facilities including our News Room.

The TV Studio contains a state of the art News set and includes three HD cameras with teleprompters.
Adjoining to the TV Studio is the Studio gallery, where the Director, Producer, Sound Mixer and other members of the team, will sit during News Bulletins and productions, controlling all the action. This studio also has the ability to link up to the other two TV Studios in the building based on the ground floor enabling live feeds.