Accommodation, merchandise and offers

Graduands at a graduation ceremony


You’ve got the degree, now buy the t-shirt! We’ve teamed up with the brilliant Campus Clothing to provide an exclusive range of branded Official Graduation Clothing and Gifts. From luxury hoodies & t-shirts with graduate’s names printed on the back, mugs, and pin badges. Choose something special to keep as a memento of your graduation and add extra personalisation to make your name stand out from the crowd too!

Visit the friendly Campus Clothing stall at your graduation ceremony, where a selection of graduation merchandise will be available to purchase & take away. All stock will be available on a first come, first served basis. You can also place orders for items that you would like personalised at the event.

Alternatively, browse the full range of Official Graduation Clothing and Gifts and order personalised graduation merchandise online for home delivery.

Accommodation and offers

Plan Your Perfect Graduation Day at The Lowry

As you prepare for one of the most memorable days of your academic journey, visit The Lowry's website for a look at how you can make your graduation day even more special. From sumptuous dining experiences to celebratory drinks and unique keepsakes, The Lowry is dedicated to adding those extra touches to your graduation.

Holiday Inn Manchester - MediaCity

Holiday Inn Media City is set within the Salford Quays Media Hub and is within walking distance of the Lowry Theatre and Outlet Mall. The hotel can offer guests bedrooms from £102.00 which includes VAT, breakfast and WIFI. 

Holiday Inn Manchester West

Holiday Inn Manchester West is within walking distance of Manchester city centre and the University of Salford main campus. The hotel can offer guests bedrooms from £85.00 which includes breakfast, WIFI and complimentary onsite car parking.

INNSiDE Manchester

INNSiDE Manchester stands in a stunning building in the city’s most vibrant neighbourhoods as part of the First Street development and is ideally located guests looking for a city centre destination! The hotel provides 208 spacious, modern guest rooms and suites, the perfect fusion of unique design and comfort, many of them with fantastic cityscape views of Manchester, complimented by the floor to ceiling windows.  Located on the ground floor, is the new premium Italian restaurant, bar and terrace, Gino D’Acampo, Manchester

The hotel can offer guest rates (subject to availability) of £129.00 (single occupancy) and £144.00 (double occupancy) per night inclusive of VAT, breakfast, WIFI, gym, steamroom and sauna – contact the hotel directly on​​:

Campus Living Villages

Our campus accommodation provider, Campus Living Villages, is pleased to offer accommodation to our graduates and their families at John Lester and Eddie Colman, which are located just a short walk from campus. John Lester and Eddie Colman are priced at £47.50 per room for 1 night and £37.28 per room for 2 nights or more. The rooms are for single occupancy only.

The Alchemist Media City

Level up your celebrations. Revel in the glory of graduating and enjoy 20% off your food bill when dining with The Alchemist. They can’t wait to welcome  you. Available between 8-14 July 2024 (not available Saturday 13 July). All bookings must be made via the University of Salford | The Alchemist account and are only applicable up to 6 people. Subject to availability as displayed in the booking interface. This cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

Kargo MKT

All graduates will receive 50% off bottles of prosecco at the bar. As for food options the list is endless! There are independent food vendors offering a massive range of world cuisines such as Vietnamese, Greek, Ethiopian, Korean, Malatang and many more.

Hot & Wild Poké (in Kargo MKT)

Serving Hawaiian and Japanese fusion cuisine with a twist, they are offering 20% off their whole menu to graduates and their families. Customer favourites include Japanese rice balls, Hawaiian garlic shrimp, and loaded steak or chicken sweet potato fries. They have a sheltered, heated outdoor seating area however if you would prefer to sit inside you can order the food to be delivered to your seats upstairs.

11 Central 

At 11 Central all graduates will receive a complementary first drink to celebrate their achievements. On the dining side they will be running a set menu alongside their regular service throughout the full week of graduation. There will be live entertainment with bands and DJs from 19:00 each night so well worth dropping in.

Marcos New York Italian MediaCity

Celebrate your Graduation at Marco’s. Enjoy a 2 or 3 course set menu where the graduate will celebrate with a complimentary glass of fizz.

Tattu Manchester, the modern Chinese restaurant

Throughout July, Tattu are offering a limited edition Golden Dragon sharing cocktail to be enjoyed by the whole table. All graduates dining from the Wisdom of the Dragon: Taste of Tattu menu will receive a gift from Tattu to You, a complimentary glass of EPC Champagne and for the table a Golden Dragon sharing cocktail. 

FENIX, the elevated Greek-Mediterranean restaurant

At FENIX, the 'Feast of the Wise' will toast to the success of the class of 2024, with two exclusive menus, both presented as diploma scrolls. All graduates will also receive a complimentary glass of Laurent Perrier to toast to the next chapter of their life.

Lucky Cat by Gordon Ramsay

Located in the heart of the historic King Street, Manchester. Serving the finest Asian inspired cuisine and delicious cocktails. The perfect location for your graduation celebration! Please join them for a complimentary round of bubbles when you book to dine for up to 6 guests at Lucky Cat Manchester!