Salford Global Week
Learn how to grow your global mindset, stand out to future employers in the international job market and celebrate the cultural diversity at our university with Salford Global Week.
A university qualification improves your employment prospects in an increasingly competitive global job market. But how can you grow your global mindset and take advantage of the opportunities that lie at your feet as a Salford student? Enter Salford Global Week.
We created Salford Global Week so you can develop the skills needed for an international market and learn more about cross-cultural opportunities. It also gives you the chance to celebrate the rich diversity of cultures in our student community. Explore this page to find out more about our Salford Global 2023 week events and workshops, pick up practical tips on how to develop your global mindset and hear from your fellow students about their experiences as an international student at the University of Salford.
Salford Global Week 2023
Events and workshops took place on 9, 10 and 11 May 2023 that helped attendees to grow their global mindset, develop key employability skills and connect with different cultures right here in Salford (and online). Events and workshops included:
- What international employers are looking for
- International personal branding
- Salford Languages taster sessions
- Salford Global Week Cultural Festival including dancing, fashion, henna and calligraphy demonstrations
Explore some of the performances from our Cultural Festival below.
Groups of students performed traditional dances from cultures across the world.
We learned about calligraphy, a tradition that embodies important aspects of China's intellectual and artistic heritage.
Students and staff members received henna tattoos, a tradition mainly used in celebration of special occasions such as weddings and birthdays.
Thank you to everyone that took part in our Cultural Festival for sharing your culture and traditions with us.
Grow your global mindset
The international employer market is getting increasingly competitive and, whether you're looking to work around the world or here at home, having a global mindset will help you stand out to future employers and take advantage of unique opportunities.
Hear stories from international students
Students come from all over the world to study here in Salford. Click the blogs below to hear why they chose to study here, culture shocks they experienced and their advice for fellow international students.