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Events and Consultancy

This service comprises event support, consultancy for projects and builds, and assistance with the purchase of audio-visual technology.

The Audio Visual service supports many University activities, including conferences and events. With its wealth of experience, the Audio-Visual Team will guide you through your event and advise on the best possible technology or solution.

If you are organising an event such as a conference or a high-profile meeting, for which you need the support of a dedicated Technician to advise you, please use the Audio-Visual Booking Form—tick the box labelled: ‘Please provide a technical call back for a conference or event I’m planning’, and under the ‘Further comments or request additional service or support’ section, describe your event requirements. A member of the technical support team will then contact you.

If you are an external visitor hiring a room please call the Conference and Events Team on 0161 295 5374, or email

Installed equipment within conference spaces comes free to use with the room hire; however, should you require additional equipment, the following charges will apply together with any setup fees (See Charges For Technician Support).




17" TFT PC Monitor



42" Mobile Screen



50"  Mobile Screen



Unicol Stand



Digital OHP



LCD Data Projector (XGA)



LCD Data Projector (1080p high power)



Digital Camcorder (DV mini tape / DVD or HHD)






Laser Pointer



Laptop Computer with W7 and Office



Interactive Panel



Kodak Carousel 35mm Slide Projector



A4 Portable OHP



Portable PA/Lectern



Large PA with Mixing desk & 2 speakers+ stands



Multimedia speakers



Microphone, (radio/wired/tie clip/H-Held)



Mic Stands - Floor or Table top



Any one-to-one Technician support provided at events—other than the initial setup—is charged at the following rates. This applies regardless of whether the event is internal or external

Technician Support


Initial setup and run through, 0800h-1700h mon-fri


Initial setup and run through, 1700h-2100h, mon-fri (charge per hour, from 1700h or to 0800h)


Initial setup and run through, Saturday (charge per hour, minimum four hours)


Initial setup and run through, Sunday (charge per hour, minimum four hours)


Attendance and support, Monday - Friday 0800h - 1700h (charge per hour)


Attendance and support, Monday - Friday 1700h - 2100h (charge per hour, minimum four hours)


Attendance and support, Saturday (charge per hour, minimum four hours)


Attendance and support, Sunday (charge per hour, minimum four hours)


alumniAlumni Events

Throughout the academic year audio visual plays a major role in supporting Alumni events across campus. Here depicting our host Chancellor Jackie Kay in New Adelphi, promoting works for the Alumni team.

openday2017Openday 2017

Campus wide support to assist with our applicant visits day over several dates during the year. From in room assistance, on call support right through to delivering signage support to the hundreds of display screens across campus.

Salford RecitalsRadical Readings

“Radical Readings and Salford Stories” with Sheila Hancock, Mike Joyce, Maxine Peake, Juile Hesmondhalgh and Christopher Eccleston appeared in  another fundraiser for the Workingclass Movement Library, held in our prestigious Maxwell Hall.

Red BrickRed Brick

A joint venture with the University of Salford and BBC Radio 3, the Red Brick Sessions are a series of nine free concerts performed at our newly renovated Peel Hall

Jackie Kay and GuestsFlight, Feathers and Quilt

The first of a series of events devised by Chancellor Jackie Kay, Flight, Feathers and Quilts was an opportunity to view the Curated by Jackie Kay exhibition and to hear Jackie talk about her selection from the University Art Collection.

'Just wanted to say thank you for all your hard work last week. It was a great success thanks to the efforts of all involved'

Winter GraduationsWinter Graduation

The annual Salford University Graduation at Maxwell Hall. ITS provided an array of Audio Visual support including video playback, audio and performances, projection and lighting.

'Just a quick update to say all went extremely well and the event was nothing short of perfect'

This service is available only to University staff.

The Audio-Visual Consultancy service is provided for those who wish to discuss audio-visual requirements, for example, in advance of a project or purchase.

If you are organising an audio-visual project, for which you need to discuss your requirements, please use the Audio-Visual Booking Form—under the ‘Further comments or request additional service or support’ section, please provide detalis of your needs. A member of the technical support team will then contact you.

peel entrance.jpgPeel Entrance Video Wall

Our newest signage screen on campus, a 4K and beyond resolution, 5 screen video wall. Featuring our latest campus wide signage solution.

collaboration spaceCollaboration Space

Introducing our flexible collaboration space housed in Allerton library. The room can be used in an array of formats form Exam space, Lecture theatre style through to an informal breakout spaces with pods. Newer technologies exist such as wireless casting, mobile pods with collaboration.

PG Flexible space Post Graduate Flexible Space

The Newton building's new flexible Learning Lab provides state of the art, flexible teaching space right in the heart of campus. Equipped with multi function Audio Visual hotstations, signage and collaboration spaces.

Observational Suite Nursing Simulation Suite Mary Seacole

A series of new simulation suite have been developed to replicate a real hospital environments. In addition, the observation analysis gallery allows two way Audio Visual integration with audio and multi point camera recording devices. This allows synchronised playback for debriefing and streaming their scenarios to enable peer observation, learning and feedback.


Audio visual in our Megalabs spaces allows four leading laboratories to interconnect and overcome geographic boundaries. These laboratories can be used in any combination with the AV teach presentation replicated into any room along with voice, source audio and a camera relay. A complex solution within an innovative space.

ChapmanChapman Building Upgrade

A selection of some of the largest teaching spaces and lecture theatres on campus. As part of the recent major renovation, all the audio visual faculties were upgraded to include HD dual projection support along with 7.1 audio support.

Media CityMedia City Campus

During 2011, Salford University expanded its campus into the newly developed Media City UK site at Salford Quays.  This purpose-built teaching venue includes an abundance of lecturing spaces, a conference facility, studio performance spaces, TV studios and Digital signage throughout.

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Signage Our campus solution for digital signage has been chosen by users for its versatility and ease of use. For any project, Digital IT will identify the most suitable screen from its standardised range; however, screen content is created and controlled locally by the relevant school or department. Training for content creators is self-led by way of online tutorials.

You can find out more about our campus signage solution by visiting You might also like to view the tutorial pages.

Once a quotation has been arranged for you by the Audio Visual Support team, you will be able to place a purchase request. Here is a link to the Purchase Requisition form; please fill this out and email it to