Alumni Celebration

Date - Thu 12 Dec 2019

Time - 6.30 pm

Duration - 2 hours

Cost - Free

Disabled access? - Yes

Venue - Media City Campus, University of Salford


A festive evening celebrating the talent and achievements of our alumni community. Join us for music, entertainment and the Alumni Achievement Awards

Event details

It’s celebration time! Join our host, actor and alumnus Dean Fagan (Coronation Street, Vera), as he takes us through an evening of music, entertainment and a celebration of our alumni communities incredible achievements.


Event schedule:

18:00 - Registration & Drinks

18:30 - Performances & Awards

20:00 - Drinks reception

20:30 - Event close 


We’ll be enjoying performances from alumna Alice Gasson (Music, 2014), a festive choir and hearing the amazing stories of our Alumni Achievement Award winners*. We’ll also be celebrating the work of our alumni volunteers and learning how their support is changing the lives of students. To finish the evening off we'll be serving mulled wine and festive treats and giving you the opportunity to enjoy the amazing Lightwaves installations currently displayed at our Media City campus. This event is perfect for giving you that warm, festive feeling, so make sure you don’t miss out, register for your free ticket below.


*Alumni Achievement Awards are presented to former students of the University of Salford who have achieved distinction; in their profession, through exemplary service to the University or the wider community, through service of a personal or humanitarian nature, or through contributions to the arts, charities or business. This year, for the first time, we also have a Rising Star Award for each School, celebrating our upcoming alumni talent


Alumni Achievement Award Winners 2019

Ria Munshi (Performing Arts, 2010) - Founder, Ri Ri’s Dance Academy

Craig Easton (Physics, 1989) - Photographer

Alexandra Hoskyn (Social Worker, 2015) - Founder, Chatty Cafe Scheme

Tricia Williams (Geography, 1991) - Chief Operating Officer, Manchester Airport

Jim Sumner (Electrical & Electronic Engineering, 1989) - Executive Chairman, Connexas

Temitope Ogunsemo (MA Management Information Systems, 2015) - MD, Krystal Digital Network Solutions Limited


Rising Stars

Health Sciences - Ben Andrews (Exercise & Health, 2015) - Founder, Empower You 

Arts & Media - Greg Walker (Film Studies, 2014) - Founder, Pilot Light TV Festival

Business School - Lanfia Cisse (Business Information Technology, 2011) - CEO of Etacell

Science, Engineering & Environment - Tom Taylor (Wildlife Conservation,2015) - Project Director, Wildlife Friends Foundation

How to book

Use the booking link to register for your free tickets for you and your guests 

Book now...


Alumni Engagement Team