22 Nov 2017

Salford University

The University of Salford is a public research university located in Salford, England.

The University’s past is rooted in the great Industrial Revolution of the 19th century which changed the world. The original University of Salford, then called the Salford Technical Institute, was founded in 1896 to meet the demands of the thriving industries in the region at that time.

• The University’s past is rooted in the great Industrial Revolution of the 19th century which changed the world. The original University of Salford, then called the Salford Technical Institute, was founded in 1896 to meet the demands of the thriving industries in the region at that time.
• In 1921 the Institute was renamed the Royal Technical College, later splitting into two separate organisations which became the University of Salford in 1967, and the University College Salford in 1992 respectively.
• The two universities finally merged into a single institution in 1996 – exactly 100 years after the formation of the original Royal Technical Institute.
• We provide a dedicated website, where students can find information on every aspect of their university life, plus help and support on a wide range of student issues, including finances, visas, wellbeing and disability.
• Extensive library facilities and resources are located across the wi-fi enabled campus, including a state-of-the-art facility at MediaCityUK, with more than 600,000 printed books, 400,000 e-books and 35,000 e-journals. Our cutting-edge resource discovery tool allows access to all our academic resources from a single online search programme.
• The Library has a subject-specialist member of staff for each School, providing training and helping our students to make the most of thigh-quality resources available.
• More than 800 open access student PCs and printing facilities are provided across the campus, with an easy-to-use online system located on the student pages of our website that reveals where available PCs are located; 240 laptops are also available for loan within libraries.
• We offer 24-hour access to our largest library all year round; all libraries offer both silent areas and spaces for working with others. The main library has received the Customer Service Excellence Award for its high standards of service.
Faculties:
  • School of Arts & Media
  • School of the Built Environment
  • School of Computing, Science & Engineering
  • School of Environment & Life Sciences
  • School of Health Sciences
  • School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences
  • Salford Business School
  • Diana: it has been an amazing experience so far. Probably the best experience of my life. The university is well organised.
  • Emily: My overall experience has been good,exciting, fun, and different. I have enjoyed my time here so much. I have learned a lot, made friends and experienced a new culture.