ART AND DESIGN TEACHING STAFF
Looking to learn more about the background of our art and design tutors and technical demonstrators or put a face to a name?
Find out who'll work with you throughout your academic journey at the University of Salford.
Whether you're looking to learn more about the background of our art and design tutors and technical demonstrators, read helpful FAQs, or put a face to a name, you can find out more about the team of experts who will work with you to ensure your learning experience with the University of Salford is a success.
DID YOU KNOW?...
We have a strong relationship with the industry
Our art and design tutors have a strong relationship with the industry. We welcome experienced industry guest speakers to share their stories and lessons with our students through our masterclasses and events.
Great facilities are only half the story
Our team of art and design technicians will help you get the most out of the equipment and software we have on offer.
Do you have industry experts, professionals and practising artists involved in your art and design courses?
Our teaching staff and technical demonstrators are creative professionals with experience in a diverse range of disciplines.
We are regularly visited by practising artists and industry professionals who deliver guest lectures and facilitate workshops with our students.
Recent guests include:
- Katie Charlton, founder of Starling, a pioneering Manchester-based neurodiverse arts organisation
- Michael Barnes-Wynters (AKA Barney), an acclaimed graphic artist and cultural producer
- Neil Thomas, founder of Atelier One, internationally knownarchitectural andinterior design engineers
- Robert Butterfield, Executive Producer of Ricochet, TV production company with programmes such as The Repair Shop
- Lizzie Wood, Fourth Day PR, digital marketing company collaborating with, and supporting, art and design practitioners
- John Sainsbury, Head of Innovation at Greater Manchester NHS Mental Health
- Dominic Tolfts, RTS and BAFTA award-winning designer
- Rebecca Hodgson, RTS and BAFTA award-winning producer
- Hardeep Pandhal, visual artist and film director
- Emily Speed, artist whose exhibitions include ‘Flatland’ at Tate Liverpool
How will the art and design tutors support my learning and development?
You'll be assigned a personal tutor who will support you through your three years on your chosen course. Your personal tutor will arrange regular tutorials to discuss your progress, help with any problems you may be having, and will be your mentor for your final year major project. In addition, your course lecturers are available to respond to your questions, support you throughout your studies, and provide you with support and guidance for careers and employability.
What's the teaching style in art and design at Salford?
Most of the teaching on our art and design degree courses is practical, and you will learn from lecturers and technical demonstrators who are specialists in their field.
You'll be exposed to a range of different teaching methods, from group work to practical-led workshops. The theoretical elements of the course are taught through lectures and seminars.
Do the courses have any technical staff that'll help me learn new skills?
Our teaching staff are supported by an experienced and talented team of technical demonstrators. They will help you to learn new skills using our industry-standard facilities and equipment. You could learn everything from how to use our specialist arts and design software to woodworking, sculpture, 3D printing skills and more.
ART AND DESIGN COURSES AT SALFORD
All our art and design are delivered by the Salford School of Arts, Media and Creative Technology. Our focus is to ensure that you have the skills you need to pursue your dreams, and we encourage our students, past and present, to collaborate with each other and achieve great things.
Whatever you choose to study with us, you’ll be mentored and supported by experts. And once you graduate, it won’t end there. You’ll join a thriving alumni network across Greater Manchester and beyond, meaning you’ll be supported professionally and personally whenever you need it.
EXPLORE OUR ART AND DESIGN FACILITIES
Fancy learning your craft using the same technologies you’ll use when working in the industry? Study with us, and you’ll become confident and comfortable with the industry-standard kit, facilities and environments. You won’t just be left to work it out on your own – our experienced tutors and technicians will show you how to develop your skills.
HAVE A QUESTION? WE'RE ONLY AN EMAIL AWAY
Whether you're looking to attend a virtual campus tour or learn more about our courses and facilities, our supportive staff will help answer your question. Contact us today, as we're only an email away or phone us on +44 (0)161 295 4545.