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Welcome Schedules

There’s always plenty to get involved in at the University of Salford, and to help you settle in, we’re running welcome events from 11th September to 24th September.

This is a great way to find out more about the opportunities and support available to you as well as meet new people and find your way around the campus and the facilities.

You’ll also get to attend a programme welcome, where you can meet your course mates and tutors.

There is a vast range of activities available and we hope something to suit you whatever your tastes. Check out the events information below to start planning your perfect Welcome Week.

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  • Campus Tour

    Thursday 21 Sep 2017

    Starts: 21 Sep 2017 9:30 AM
    Finishes: 21 Sep 2017 10:30 AM
    Venue: Meet outside Mary Seacole
    A great way to find out where everything is and orientate yourself - tours at this time tend to be smaller and the campus is quieter.

  • Library tour

    Thursday 21 Sep 2017

    Starts: 21 Sep 2017 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 21 Sep 2017 11:30 AM
    Venue: Meet at the first floor support desk, Clifford Whitworth Library
    Come and discover the university's Clifford Whitworth Library with this short tour.

  • The Mobile Students' Union

    Thursday 21 Sep 2017

    Starts: 21 Sep 2017 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 21 Sep 2017 3:00 PM
    Venue: Allerton
    Your Students' Union will be over in Allerton today, welcoming you to your new home and campus!

  • Free Sports Massages

    Thursday 21 Sep 2017

    Starts: 21 Sep 2017 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 21 Sep 2017 3:30 PM
    Venue: Sports Centre Health Hub
    Our Sports Rehabilation students will be delivering 'drop in' sports massage tasters, so no booking required!

  • Healthy Pop Up - Fantastic Falafel

    Thursday 21 Sep 2017

    Starts: 21 Sep 2017 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 21 Sep 2017 3:30 PM
    Venue: Sports Centre Entrance
    Sample some of Salfood's finest fresh and healthy fare at fantastic rates. The Sport Fitness Team will also be on hand (with partners Grenade) to offer further advice on nutrition and healthy eating plans.

  • Activities Fair

    Thursday 21 Sep 2017

    Starts: 21 Sep 2017 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 21 Sep 2017 4:00 PM
    Venue: Sports Centre
    The SU has 80+ amazing groups for you to join, from academic, recreation and student media to political, cultural and faith groups. Come to the Activities Fair and see how you can be part of their antics this year!

  • Don't just study hard, study #salfordsmart

    Thursday 21 Sep 2017

    Starts: 21 Sep 2017 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 21 Sep 2017 12:45 PM
    Venue: CW208 - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
    Remaining places: 16
    Ready to start learning at university? Explore how to empower yourself to achieve your full learning potential with this skills for learning workshop.

  • Using the Library: Why Google's not enough

    Thursday 21 Sep 2017

    Starts: 21 Sep 2017 1:00 PM
    Finishes: 21 Sep 2017 1:45 PM
    Venue: 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.

  • AskUS Welcome Hub

    Thursday 21 Sep 2017

    Starts: 21 Sep 2017 1:00 PM
    Finishes: 21 Sep 2017 4:00 PM
    Venue: ELS - Environment & Life Sciences School Reception Area - Peel Building
    No need to book, just drop in on the day. An informal session for students to find out a bit more about AskUS services, have a brew, a chat and pick up some leaflets etc.

  • Anglican / Church of England Welcome Service

    Thursday 21 Sep 2017

    Starts: 21 Sep 2017 1:05 PM
    Finishes: 21 Sep 2017 1:30 PM
    Venue: Chapel, Faith Centre
    Open to all, this reflective time of prayer and worship is followed by our social with free refreshments and chance to meet and chat 1.30-2pm in the Social Space.

  • MediaCityUK Tour

    Thursday 21 Sep 2017

    Starts: 21 Sep 2017 3:30 PM
    Finishes: 21 Sep 2017 5:00 PM
    Venue: Meet outside University House
    Our friendly Student Hosts lead a trip to Salford Quays and our MediaCityUK campus. You can visit the Lowry Theatre and Gallery, grab a bargain in the Lowry Outlet Mall and soak up the MCUK atmosphere.

  • Meet & Mingle

    Thursday 21 Sep 2017

    Starts: 21 Sep 2017 5:00 PM
    Finishes: 21 Sep 2017 7:00 PM
    Venue: Lowry, Delaney and John Lester Accommodation Courtyards
    If you live in accommodation then head down to Lowry, Delaney or John Lester courtyards. We'll have drinks, music and laid back activities so feel free to drop in!

  • Post Graduate Cheese & Wine

    Thursday 21 Sep 2017

    Starts: 21 Sep 2017 6:00 PM
    Finishes: 21 Sep 2017 8:00 PM
    Venue: Atmosphere Kitchen & Bar
    This is a great opportuntiy to meet some fellow postgrads in a lovely environment.

  • Fast and Feast

    Thursday 21 Sep 2017

    Starts: 21 Sep 2017 7:30 PM
    Finishes: 21 Sep 2017 8:30 PM
    Venue: Social Space, Faith Centre
    Come and enjoy a feast along with those students and staff who fasted all day long and make new friends and meet new people. Open to all.

  • Bandi-oke

    Thursday 21 Sep 2017

    Starts: 21 Sep 2017 8:00 PM
    Finishes: 21 Sep 2017 11:30 PM
    Venue: Atmosphere Kitchen & Bar
    Atmosphere introduces a live version of a classic 'karaoke' night, with a live band to play the backing track to your choice of 100's of popular songs!

  • Wristband Clubnight #4: Bump@Viva

    Thursday 21 Sep 2017

    Starts: 21 Sep 2017 10:30 PM
    Finishes: 22 Sep 2017 3:00 AM
    Venue: Viva Nightclub
    The penultimate night in our 2017 Welcome Wristband schedule, we are lining up another cracking night of great music and entertainment.

  • Campus Tour

    Friday 22 Sep 2017

    Starts: 22 Sep 2017 9:30 AM
    Finishes: 22 Sep 2017 10:30 AM
    Venue: Meet outside University House
    A great way to find out where everything is and orientate yourself - tours at this time tend to be smaller and the campus is quieter.

  • Breakfast Boogie

    Friday 22 Sep 2017

    Starts: 22 Sep 2017 9:30 AM
    Finishes: 22 Sep 2017 11:00 AM
    Venue: Atmosphere Kitchen & Bar
    With a DJ and MC to encourage the boogieing, we'll make you a morning person in no time. Coffee will of course also be on hand for an extra boost!

  • Library tour

    Friday 22 Sep 2017

    Starts: 22 Sep 2017 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 22 Sep 2017 11:30 AM
    Venue: Meet at the first floor support desk, Clifford Whitworth Library
    Come and discover the university's Clifford Whitworth Library with this short tour.

  • Freebie Fair

    Friday 22 Sep 2017

    Starts: 22 Sep 2017 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 22 Sep 2017 4:00 PM
    Venue: Sports Centre
    What does everybody love? Answer: free stuff.

  • AskUS Welcome Hub

    Friday 22 Sep 2017

    Starts: 22 Sep 2017 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 22 Sep 2017 3:00 PM
    Venue: New Adelphi Building
    No need to book, just drop in on the day. An informal session for students to find out a bit more about AskUS services, have a brew, a chat and pick up some leaflets etc.

  • Ultimate Frisbee

    Friday 22 Sep 2017

    Starts: 22 Sep 2017 11:30 AM
    Finishes: 22 Sep 2017 1:00 PM
    Venue: Outside University House
    Join our Ultimate Frisbee Club for an ultimate frisbee taster session. Nobody dislikes throwing frisbees, that's just a fact…

  • IT Essentials@Salford

    Friday 22 Sep 2017

    Starts: 22 Sep 2017 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 22 Sep 2017 12:45 PM
    Venue: 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.

  • Henna Tattoos

    Friday 22 Sep 2017

    Starts: 22 Sep 2017 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 22 Sep 2017 4:00 PM
    Venue: University House
    Come and get your hand painted by one of our talented henna artists. Always a big hit over Welcome and a great chance to meet new people.

  • Dirty Dogs

    Friday 22 Sep 2017

    Starts: 22 Sep 2017 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 22 Sep 2017 2:00 PM
    Venue: MCUK
    Join us for a Dirty Hot Dog for lunch.

  • The Atmosphere Open Mic Sessions

    Friday 22 Sep 2017

    Starts: 22 Sep 2017 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 22 Sep 2017 6:00 PM
    Venue: Atmosphere Kitchen & Bar
    We know there's loads of talented performers out there in Salford and we want to hear you! So bring your didgeridoo and show us what you've got.

  • Using the Library: Why Google's not enough

    Friday 22 Sep 2017

    Starts: 22 Sep 2017 1:00 PM
    Finishes: 22 Sep 2017 1:45 PM
    Venue: CW208 - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
    Remaining places: 18
    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.

  • Afternoon Tea with the Disabled Students' Network

    Friday 22 Sep 2017

    Starts: 22 Sep 2017 2:00 PM
    Finishes: 22 Sep 2017 4:00 PM
    Venue: Atmosphere Café
    An opportunity to meet other students with disablities. Make friends, share advice and eat cake!

  • Imam Rashid (Muslim Chaplain) Meet and Greet

    Friday 22 Sep 2017

    Starts: 22 Sep 2017 2:30 PM
    Finishes: 22 Sep 2017 3:30 PM
    Venue: Social Space, Faith Centre
    Come and meet the Muslim chaplain, Muslim staff and students, with cakes, tea, biscuits, drinks and a warm welcome to all.

  • Salford Shopping Tour

    Friday 22 Sep 2017

    Starts: 22 Sep 2017 3:30 PM
    Finishes: 22 Sep 2017 5:00 PM
    Venue: Meet outside University House
    Our Student Hosts will show you where to buy food and other supplies, and share their expertise in bargain hunting at the local shopping centre.

  • Meet & Mingle

    Friday 22 Sep 2017

    Starts: 22 Sep 2017 5:00 PM
    Finishes: 22 Sep 2017 7:00 PM
    Venue: Lowry, Delaney and John Lester Accommodation Courtyards
    If you live in accommodation then head down to Lowry, Delaney or John Lester courtyards. We'll have drinks, music and laid back activities so feel free to drop in!

  • Film @ 5

    Friday 22 Sep 2017

    Starts: 22 Sep 2017 5:00 PM
    Finishes: 22 Sep 2017 8:00 PM
    Venue: University House
    Our Film Society are running their first event of the year in collaboration with the Union. Come down and watch a film, meet some new people, with refreshments (popcorn obvs) provided!

  • USSU Presents: Priday

    Friday 22 Sep 2017

    Starts: 22 Sep 2017 8:00 PM
    Finishes: 23 Sep 2017 1:00 AM
    Venue: Atmosphere Kitchen & Bar
    Tonight we'll be celebrating all things LGBT+.

  • Squash Saturday

    Saturday 23 Sep 2017

    Starts: 23 Sep 2017 10:00 AM
    Finishes: 23 Sep 2017 4:00 PM
    Venue: Sports Centre
    Social Squash Saturday is the perfect opportunity to try out one of the most popular activities on campus! Call us in advance on 01612955060 to book (or take your chances and turn up on the day) in order to recieve your free session!

  • Social Saturday

    Saturday 23 Sep 2017

    Starts: 23 Sep 2017 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 23 Sep 2017 6:00 PM
    Venue: Atmosphere Kitchen & Bar
    Join us at the bar for a totes casual meet and greet with new friends and Students' Union people.

  • Shock Saturday Welcome Party

    Saturday 23 Sep 2017

    Starts: 23 Sep 2017 7:00 PM
    Finishes: 23 Sep 2017 11:00 PM
    Venue: Atmosphere Kitchen & Bar
    Our critically acclaimed student radio station Shock Radio will be taking over Atmosphere with loads of great music, games and activities to get your weekend started with a bang.

  • Pool and Spa Sampling

    Sunday 24 Sep 2017

    Starts: 24 Sep 2017 11:30 AM
    Finishes: 24 Sep 2017 3:00 PM
    Venue: Sports Centre Swimming Pool
    Enjoy a stress free Sunday, by sampling our pool, sauna and spa facilities.

  • FIFA & Footy Sunday

    Sunday 24 Sep 2017

    Starts: 24 Sep 2017 2:00 PM
    Finishes: 24 Sep 2017 7:00 PM
    Venue: Atmosphere Kitchen & Bar
    We'll be holding a FIFA tournament on Sunday alongside showing some great fixtures live on the box! With cash prizes to be won and some great deals in the bar, this will be pure football bliss (or just a nice relaxing Sunday!)

  • Wristband Finale: The Pre-Party

    Sunday 24 Sep 2017

    Starts: 24 Sep 2017 8:00 PM
    Finishes: 24 Sep 2017 10:30 PM
    Venue: Atmosphere Kitchen & Bar
    We're finishing our Welcome Wristband nights with as much fanfare as humanly possible! Start the big night out on the right foot at Atmosphere.

  • Wristband Finale Clubnight: Welcome to MCR

    Sunday 24 Sep 2017

    Starts: 24 Sep 2017 10:30 PM
    Finishes: 25 Sep 2017 3:00 AM
    Venue: O2 Ritz
    With a huge special act and visual delights on the night, this is the only way to end 2017's Welcome week.

  • Library tour

    Monday 25 Sep 2017

    Starts: 25 Sep 2017 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 25 Sep 2017 11:30 AM
    Venue: Meet at the first floor support desk, Clifford Whitworth Library
    Come and discover the university's Clifford Whitworth Library with this short tour.

  • Using the Library: Why Google's not enough

    Monday 25 Sep 2017

    Starts: 25 Sep 2017 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 25 Sep 2017 12:45 PM
    Venue: 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.

  • AskUS Welcome Hub

    Monday 25 Sep 2017

    Starts: 25 Sep 2017 12:30 PM
    Finishes: 25 Sep 2017 2:30 PM
    Venue: SoBE School Reception Area - Maxwell Building
    No need to book, just drop in on the day. An informal session for students to find out a bit more about AskUS services, have a brew, a chat and pick up some leaflets etc.

  • Don't just study hard, study #salfordsmart

    Monday 25 Sep 2017

    Starts: 25 Sep 2017 1:00 PM
    Finishes: 25 Sep 2017 1:45 PM
    Venue: CW208 - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
    Remaining places: 20
    Ready to start learning at university? Explore how to empower yourself to achieve your full learning potential with this skills for learning workshop.

  • Library tour

    Tuesday 26 Sep 2017

    Starts: 26 Sep 2017 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 26 Sep 2017 11:30 AM
    Venue: Meet at the first floor support desk, Clifford Whitworth Library
    Come and discover the university's Clifford Whitworth Library with this short tour.

  • Using the Library: Why Google's not enough

    Tuesday 26 Sep 2017

    Starts: 26 Sep 2017 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 26 Sep 2017 12:45 PM
    Venue: CW208 - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
    Remaining places: 20
    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.

  • IT Essentials@Salford

    Tuesday 26 Sep 2017

    Starts: 26 Sep 2017 1:00 PM
    Finishes: 26 Sep 2017 1:45 PM
    Venue: CW208 - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
    Remaining places: 17
    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.

  • Find A Home - Workshop

    Wednesday 27 Sep 2017

    Starts: 27 Sep 2017 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 27 Sep 2017 5:00 PM
    Venue: Allerton Learning Space 203
    Remaining places: 24
    This is a session led by askUS and Manchester Student Homes to assist students who are looking for accommodation.

  • Library tour

    Wednesday 27 Sep 2017

    Starts: 27 Sep 2017 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 27 Sep 2017 11:30 AM
    Venue: Meet at the first floor support desk, Clifford Whitworth Library
    Come and discover the university's Clifford Whitworth Library with this short tour.

  • Using the Library: Why Google's not enough

    Wednesday 27 Sep 2017

    Starts: 27 Sep 2017 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 27 Sep 2017 12:45 PM
    Venue: CW208 - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
    Remaining places: 20
    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.

  • Don't just study hard, study #salfordsmart

    Wednesday 27 Sep 2017

    Starts: 27 Sep 2017 1:00 PM
    Finishes: 27 Sep 2017 1:45 PM
    Venue: CW208 - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
    Remaining places: 18
    Ready to start learning at university? Explore how to empower yourself to achieve your full learning potential with this skills for learning workshop.

  • Library tour

    Thursday 28 Sep 2017

    Starts: 28 Sep 2017 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 28 Sep 2017 11:30 AM
    Venue: Meet at the first floor support desk, Clifford Whitworth Library
    Come and discover the university's Clifford Whitworth Library with this short tour.

  • Using the Library: Why Google's not enough

    Thursday 28 Sep 2017

    Starts: 28 Sep 2017 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 28 Sep 2017 12:45 PM
    Venue: CW208 - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
    Remaining places: 20
    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.

  • IT Essentials@Salford

    Thursday 28 Sep 2017

    Starts: 28 Sep 2017 1:00 PM
    Finishes: 28 Sep 2017 1:45 PM
    Venue: 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.

  • Library tour

    Friday 29 Sep 2017

    Starts: 29 Sep 2017 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 29 Sep 2017 11:30 AM
    Venue: Meet at the first floor support desk, Clifford Whitworth Library
    Come and discover the university's Clifford Whitworth Library with this short tour.

  • Using the Library: Why Google's not enough

    Friday 29 Sep 2017

    Starts: 29 Sep 2017 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 29 Sep 2017 12:45 PM
    Venue: 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.

  • Don't just study hard, study #salfordsmart

    Friday 29 Sep 2017

    Starts: 29 Sep 2017 1:00 PM
    Finishes: 29 Sep 2017 1:45 PM
    Venue: CW208 - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
    Remaining places: 20
    Ready to start learning at university? Explore how to empower yourself to achieve your full learning potential with this skills for learning workshop.

  • Campus Tour

    Thursday 21 Sep 2017

    Starts: 21 Sep 2017 9:30 AM
    Finishes: 21 Sep 2017 10:30 AM
    Venue: Meet outside Mary Seacole
    A great way to find out where everything is and orientate yourself - tours at this time tend to be smaller and the campus is quieter.

  • MediaCityUK Tour

    Thursday 21 Sep 2017

    Starts: 21 Sep 2017 3:30 PM
    Finishes: 21 Sep 2017 5:00 PM
    Venue: Meet outside University House
    Our friendly Student Hosts lead a trip to Salford Quays and our MediaCityUK campus. You can visit the Lowry Theatre and Gallery, grab a bargain in the Lowry Outlet Mall and soak up the MCUK atmosphere.

  • Campus Tour

    Friday 22 Sep 2017

    Starts: 22 Sep 2017 9:30 AM
    Finishes: 22 Sep 2017 10:30 AM
    Venue: Meet outside University House
    A great way to find out where everything is and orientate yourself - tours at this time tend to be smaller and the campus is quieter.

  • Library tour

    Friday 22 Sep 2017

    Starts: 22 Sep 2017 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 22 Sep 2017 11:30 AM
    Venue: Meet at the first floor support desk, Clifford Whitworth Library
    Come and discover the university's Clifford Whitworth Library with this short tour.

  • Salford Shopping Tour

    Friday 22 Sep 2017

    Starts: 22 Sep 2017 3:30 PM
    Finishes: 22 Sep 2017 5:00 PM
    Venue: Meet outside University House
    Our Student Hosts will show you where to buy food and other supplies, and share their expertise in bargain hunting at the local shopping centre.

  • Film @ 5

    Friday 22 Sep 2017

    Starts: 22 Sep 2017 5:00 PM
    Finishes: 22 Sep 2017 8:00 PM
    Venue: University House
    Our Film Society are running their first event of the year in collaboration with the Union. Come down and watch a film, meet some new people, with refreshments (popcorn obvs) provided!

Happy Birthday, Salford

Did you know that 2017 is a special year for Salford? It’s officially our 50th anniversary year, and we’ve been celebrating in lots of different ways.

Competition winners

Our competition is now closed; thank you to everyone who entered!

The winners of the Salford Birthday bundles are:

Megan Fearon

Emma Jones

Matt Mills

Aisha Nazam Ikhlaq

Amy Betts

We hope all of our new students enjoy Welcome Week and have a fantastic start with us here at Salford.