The University of Salford

4.1 from 254 ratings
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57/354 Universities
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4.0 / 19 reviews
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4.3 / 19 reviews
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4.0 / 90 reviews
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4.7 / 21 reviews
Freshers' Week: 
4.1 / 12 reviews

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Overview

Whether you’re a budding scientist or engineer, artist or entrepreneur, or want a career in health, the built environment, media, music or law, the University of Salford’s courses and extensive links to industry will connect you with a range of rewarding and challenging careers.

With partnerships at organisations across the world, the University of Salford’s degrees will give you the skills to help you flourish in a competitive, professional environment.

Many courses offer a year in industry, giving you the chance to work full-time for an employer. You can also gain hands-on experience through work placements, industry masterclasses and live briefs, where students work in teams to deliver solutions for real clients.

The university’s state-of-the-art facilities include the £3 million Bodmer Laboratory, the £55 Arts and Media building, healthcare simulation suites, and a campus at MediaCityUK, where students work side by side with media professionals at the BBC and ITV.

Nightlife

Salford and Manchester are full of places just waiting to be discovered. Live music is everywhere, from big-name venues like the O2 Apollo to indie spaces like Soup Kitchen. Top cultural spots include HOME, a centre for art, theatre and film. If you’re into food, you can find almost every type of cuisine in cafes or award-winning restaurants. For a night out, the bars, clubs and real ale pubs of the Northern Quarter are waiting to be explored.

Halls of Residence

Living on campus is a great way to immerse yourself in student life. Peel Park Quarter is a thriving student village in the heart of Salford’s campus. It offers affordable luxury with rooms that include a desk, chair, double bed and storage. John Lester and Eddie Colman Courts are perfect if you’re studying nursing or a health related course. It’s a short walk from campus or a free bus ride from MediaCityUK.

Location

Salford is part of Greater Manchester, a thriving, diverse city-region in the north-west of England. Our main campus is just 2km from Manchester city centre, and our MediaCityUK campus shares a skyline with the BBC and ITV.

Clubs and Societies

Once you register at the University of Salford you’ll automatically become a member of Students’Union. This is run by and for students, and offers over 50 student-led societies covering all kinds of activities and causes.

Freshers' week

The University of Salford’s welcome week offers something to suit all tastes. It’s a great opportunity to make new friends, get know your way around the campus, take part in welcome week activities and meet your tutors.

  • Total Students
    18,485
  • Male / Female Students
    55% Female 45% Male
  • Full / Part Time
    84% Full Time 16% Part Time
  • International Students
    16% International 84% UK

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The University of Salford Reviews

4.1 / 254 reviews
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8th February 2018
Great facilities, great staff and great accessibility. Courses are well organised and immersive. Lots of great resources in the library and online. Great organisation of resources online
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1st February 2018
Campus well maintained and compact. Top quqlity new facilities. Course comtent challenging but manageable
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Rankings

Rank City Student Rating
49 Chichester City
4.0 / 22 reviews
50 Milton Keynes Town
4.1 / 16 reviews
51 Carlisle City
4.1 / 15 reviews
52 Lancaster
3.7 / 40 reviews
53 Salford
4.0 / 19 reviews
54 St Andrews
3.8 / 29 reviews
55 Wolverhampton
3.8 / 27 reviews
56 Barnet
4.3 / 9 reviews
57 Huddersfield
3.7 / 32 reviews
58 Penryn Town
3.9 / 21 reviews
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Rank Hall Name Student Rating
1 Peel Park Quarter
4.4 / 64 reviews
2 Eddie Colman Court
3.4 / 12 reviews
3 John Lester Court
2.9 / 14 reviews
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Rank Society and Clubs Name Student Rating
1 Accounting Society
5.0 / 2 reviews
2 Shock Radio
5.0 / 2 reviews
3 Wildlife Society
5.0 / 2 reviews
4 Dance Society
4.3 / 3 reviews
5 Canoe and Kayak
5.0 / 1 review
6 Cheerleading (Salford Sirens)
5.0 / 1 review
7 Comedy Players
5.0 / 1 review
8 ECO-Africa
5.0 / 1 review
9 Fencing
5.0 / 1 review
10 Formula Salford
5.0 / 1 review
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Rank Nightlife / Bar Name Student Rating
1 The Old Pint Pot
4.8 / 12 reviews
2 Atmosphere Kitchen and Bar
3.9 / 17 reviews
3 The Bijou Club (Manchester)
4.0 / 1 review
4 The Black Lion (Chapel Street)
4.0 / 1 review
5 Craftbrew
0.0 / 0 reviews
6 Eagle Inn
0.0 / 0 reviews
7 Lime
0.0 / 0 reviews
8 The King's Arms
0.0 / 0 reviews
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1 Salford, University of
4.1 / 12 reviews
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Location Details

The University of Salford
43 Crescent
Salford
M5 4WT
United Kingdom
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