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We offer a wide range of face-to-face skills training. If you need to improve your IT skills, learn how to find information for your assignments or improve your study skills this is a great place to start.

All workshops are bookable through Advantage via the 'Book now...' link.

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 19 Jun 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Jun 2018 4:00 PM
Venue: Allerton Building, Room c811. Once in the building walk up the stairs & take the lift up to level 7/8. After walking up the set of steps turn left at the doors & C811 is the first door on the right.
Remaining places: 2
This is an EXAM SESSION for Microsoft Office Specialist certification. At the time of booking you must be registered on the MOS programme & scored 70% plus in GMetrix's 'Testing' mode in your chosen application/s. Bookings not meeting this criteria will be cancelled. Bookings open 5 June.

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IT Essentials@Salford

Starts: 20 Jun 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Jun 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 18
Discover everything you need to know to get yourself started with using the IT systems at university, including setting up your mobile device ready for learning.

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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 27 Jun 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 27 Jun 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: Allerton Building, Room c811. Once in the building walk up the stairs & take the lift up to level 7/8. After walking up the set of steps turn left at the doors & C811 is the first door on the right.
Remaining places: 8
This is an EXAM SESSION for Microsoft Office Specialist certification. At the time of booking you must be registered on the MOS programme & scored 70% plus in GMetrix's 'Testing' mode in your chosen application/s. Bookings not meeting this criteria will be cancelled. Bookings open 13 June.

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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 10 Jul 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 10 Jul 2018 4:00 PM
Venue: Allerton Building, Room c811. Once in the building walk up the stairs & take the lift up to level 7/8. After walking up the set of steps turn left at the doors & C811 is the first door on the right.
Remaining places: 10
This is an EXAM SESSION for Microsoft Office Specialist certification. At the time of booking you must be registered on the MOS programme & scored 70% plus in GMetrix's 'Testing' mode in your chosen application/s. Bookings not meeting this criteria will be cancelled. Bookings open 26 June.

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IT Essentials@Salford

Starts: 18 Jul 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jul 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 20
Discover everything you need to know to get yourself started with using the IT systems at university, including setting up your mobile device ready for learning.

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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 19 Jul 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 19 Jul 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Allerton Building, Room c811. Once in the building walk up the stairs & take the lift up to level 7/8. After walking up the set of steps turn left at the doors & C811 is the first door on the right.
Remaining places: 10
This is an EXAM SESSION for Microsoft Office Specialist certification. At the time of booking you must be registered on the MOS programme & scored 70% plus in GMetrix's 'Testing' mode in your chosen application/s. Bookings not meeting this criteria will be cancelled. Bookings open 5 July.

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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 14 Aug 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 14 Aug 2018 4:00 PM
Venue: Allerton Building, Room c811. Once in the building walk up the stairs & take the lift up to level 7/8. After walking up the set of steps turn left at the doors & C811 is the first door on the right.
Remaining places: 10
This is an EXAM SESSION for Microsoft Office Specialist certification. At the time of booking you must be registered on the MOS programme & scored 70% plus in GMetrix's 'Testing' mode in your chosen application/s. Bookings not meeting this criteria will be cancelled. Bookings open 31 July.

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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 5 Sep 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 5 Sep 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Allerton Building, Room c811. Once in the building walk up the stairs & take the lift up to level 7/8. After walking up the set of steps turn left at the doors & C811 is the first door on the right.
Remaining places: 8
This is an EXAM SESSION for Microsoft Office Specialist certification. At the time of booking you must be registered on the MOS programme & scored 70% plus in GMetrix's 'Testing' mode in your chosen application/s. Bookings not meeting this criteria will be cancelled. Bookings open 22 August.

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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 11 Sep 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 11 Sep 2018 4:00 PM
Venue: Allerton Building, Room c811. Once in the building walk up the stairs & take the lift up to level 7/8. After walking up the set of steps turn left at the doors & C811 is the first door on the right.
Remaining places: 10
This is an EXAM SESSION for Microsoft Office Specialist certification. At the time of booking you must be registered on the MOS programme & scored 70% plus in GMetrix's 'Testing' mode in your chosen application/s. Bookings not meeting this criteria will be cancelled. Bookings open 20 August.

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Library tour

Starts: 20 Jun 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 20 Jun 2018 11:30 AM
Venue: Meet at ground floor reception, Clifford Whitworth Library
Come and discover the university's Clifford Whitworth Library with this short tour.

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Using the Library: Why Google's not enough

Starts: 20 Jun 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Jun 2018 1:45 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 15
Confident finding information on the web? Come along to this workshop to discover how to find the quality academic information you'll need to use for your degree, research and assignments.

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Library tour

Starts: 18 Jul 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 18 Jul 2018 11:30 AM
Venue: Meet at ground floor reception, Clifford Whitworth Library
Come and discover the university's Clifford Whitworth Library with this short tour.

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Using the Library: Why Google's not enough

Starts: 18 Jul 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jul 2018 1:45 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 19
Confident finding information on the web? Come along to this workshop to discover how to find the quality academic information you'll need to use for your degree, research and assignments.

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Introduction to Critical and Analytical Skills

Starts: 19 Jun 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Jun 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Peel 114
Remaining places: 2
Looking at how to be a critical student

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Introduction to Critical and Analytical Skills

Starts: 28 Jun 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 28 Jun 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Mary Seacole MS171/172
Remaining places: 27
Looking at how to be a critical student

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Introduction to Critical and Analytical Skills

Starts: 3 Jul 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 3 Jul 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell 819
Remaining places: 19
Looking at how to be a critical student.

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Referencing your work APA 6th (Harvard) style

Starts: 16 Jul 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 16 Jul 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Peel 114
Remaining places: 24
An introduction to the APA 6th (Harvard) style referencing system

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Introduction to Critical and Analytical Skills

Starts: 17 Jul 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 17 Jul 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell 824
Remaining places: 25
Looking at how to be a critical student

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Referencing your work APA 6th (Harvard) style

Starts: 14 Aug 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 14 Aug 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell Building room 824
Remaining places: 30
An introduction to the APA 6th (Harvard) style referencing system

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Introduction to Critical and Analytical Skills

Starts: 15 Aug 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 15 Aug 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Peel 114
Remaining places: 30
Looking at how to be a critical student

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Library tour

Starts: 20 Jun 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 20 Jun 2018 11:30 AM
Venue: Meet at ground floor reception, Clifford Whitworth Library
Come and discover the university's Clifford Whitworth Library with this short tour.


IT Essentials@Salford

Starts: 20 Jun 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Jun 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 18
Discover everything you need to know to get yourself started with using the IT systems at university, including setting up your mobile device ready for learning.


Using the Library: Why Google's not enough

Starts: 20 Jun 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Jun 2018 1:45 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 15
Confident finding information on the web? Come along to this workshop to discover how to find the quality academic information you'll need to use for your degree, research and assignments.


Library tour

Starts: 18 Jul 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 18 Jul 2018 11:30 AM
Venue: Meet at ground floor reception, Clifford Whitworth Library
Come and discover the university's Clifford Whitworth Library with this short tour.


IT Essentials@Salford

Starts: 18 Jul 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jul 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 20
Discover everything you need to know to get yourself started with using the IT systems at university, including setting up your mobile device ready for learning.


Using the Library: Why Google's not enough

Starts: 18 Jul 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jul 2018 1:45 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 19
Confident finding information on the web? Come along to this workshop to discover how to find the quality academic information you'll need to use for your degree, research and assignments.


We want you to be at your best for study. The following workshops are provided by the Wellbeing Service. The Wellbeing Service can help you find ways to cope with the everyday stresses of student life. Be this through attending workshops or attending one to one appointments. A Wellbeing Adviser will listen and offer personal and practical support. You can contact the Wellbeing Service through the following ways:

  • Email: wellbeing@salford.ac.uk
  • Phone: 0161 295 0023 (option 1 then option 1 again)
  • Through Advantage booking system
  • In person at the askus desk at University House

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The following workshops are delivered by the Careers and Enterprise Team. We offer a range of careers support, from online resources to face-to-face appointments and workshops. This includes services like CV checks, mock interviews and help with planning your career. Visit Careers and Enterprise for further information. You can contact the team on:
Email: AskUS-Careers@salford.ac.uk
Phone: 0161 295 0023 (option 5)


R.H.Smith (Smiffy's) Design Competition

Starts: 5 Jun 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 31 Jul 2018 5:00 PM
Venue: Not applicable
Halloween Design Competition 2018

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Enterprise Masterclass: Which Business Structure works for you.

Starts: 19 Jun 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Jun 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: Peel Park Campus, University House, Event Room 1
Remaining places: 14
This workshop will identify the various business structures from Sole Trader and Partnership to Limited Company and Social Enterprise. We will be explaining the various legal structures and how to set up each structure and what registrations and Government paperwork will be required.

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London Graduate Fair

Starts: 20 Jun 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 20 Jun 2018 5:00 PM
Venue: University of London, Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU
Looking for an exciting graduate position? Unsure of what you want to do after graduation? The London Graduate Fair is the biggest national graduate recruitment fair in London.

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Prestolee School - School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) Open Evening

Starts: 20 Jun 2018 6:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Jun 2018 8:00 PM
Venue: Prestolee Primary School, Church Road, Stoneclough, Radcliffe, M26 1HJ
Take the first steps towards your teaching career!

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CV and Cover letters workshop

Starts: 21 Jun 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 21 Jun 2018 3:30 PM
Venue: Peel Park Campus, Chapman Seminar rooms 1 and 2
Remaining places: 0
This is a practical workshop looking at how to put together a strong CV. The session will cover content, layout and how to sell your skills in a CV, whether on paper or online. We will cover CVs for part-time work as well as CVs for graduate jobs.

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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP - Open Evening

Starts: 21 Jun 2018 6:00 PM
Finishes: 21 Jun 2018 8:30 PM
Venue: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, One New Bailey, 4 Stanley Street, Salford, M3 5JL
A role within the Global Centre in Manchester at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer involves challenging work for some of the world’s biggest businesses

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Enterprise Masterclass: Accessing Fundind and Finance

Starts: 26 Jun 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 26 Jun 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: Peel Park Campus, University House, Event Room 1
Remaining places: 12
Its hard to think of any business that doesn’t need some funding or finance to start and grow. This session by Santander can give you guidance on how you might seek funding. Including the Start Up and Make THE Difference award, offering students the chance to gain £1,000 for there business.

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Manchester Beer Week - Branding Futures hosted by Marble Brewery

Starts: 3 Jul 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 3 Jul 2018 4:00 PM
Venue: PLANT NOMA, Redfern, Dantzic Street, NOMA, M60 0AE
Remaining places: 38
Hear inspirational speakers from the world of beer and branding, join the discussion on how we brand beer for the future

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Enterprise Masterclass: Business Planning

Starts: 3 Jul 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 3 Jul 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: Peel Park Campus, University House, Event Room 1
Remaining places: 0
Thinking about starting a business? This session is a great place to start as it will provide ideas and structure to start you on your business planning journey. You will learn about the importance of good market research, establishing your value proposition and determining your customer base.

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A Day in the Life of Trainee Solicitor

Starts: 4 Jul 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 4 Jul 2018 4:00 PM
Venue: The University of Law, 2 New York Street, Manchester, M1 4HJ
A Day in the Life of Trainee Solicitor

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The following workshops are delivered by the Enterprise Team. The Enterprise Team provide various Masterclass workshops on Enterprise and being Entrepreneurial. Visit Careers and Enterprise for further information. You can contact the team on:
Email: enterprise@salford.ac.uk
Phone: 0161 295 0023 (option 5)


Enterprise Masterclass: Which Business Structure works for you.

Starts: 19 Jun 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Jun 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: Peel Park Campus, University House, Event Room 1
Remaining places: 14
This workshop will identify the various business structures from Sole Trader and Partnership to Limited Company and Social Enterprise. We will be explaining the various legal structures and how to set up each structure and what registrations and Government paperwork will be required.

Book now...


Enterprise Masterclass: Accessing Fundind and Finance

Starts: 26 Jun 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 26 Jun 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: Peel Park Campus, University House, Event Room 1
Remaining places: 12
Its hard to think of any business that doesn’t need some funding or finance to start and grow. This session by Santander can give you guidance on how you might seek funding. Including the Start Up and Make THE Difference award, offering students the chance to gain £1,000 for there business.

Book now...


Enterprise Masterclass: Business Planning

Starts: 3 Jul 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 3 Jul 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: Peel Park Campus, University House, Event Room 1
Remaining places: 0
Thinking about starting a business? This session is a great place to start as it will provide ideas and structure to start you on your business planning journey. You will learn about the importance of good market research, establishing your value proposition and determining your customer base.

Book now...