University of Salford
- Salford, Greater Manchester, M5 4WT
- 0161 295 5000
- Vice Chancellor
- Professor Helen Marshall
Once at the centre of Britain’s Industrial Revolution, the University of Salford is now at the heart of 21st century creativity and learning. Staying true to its rich industrial heritage, Salford’s up-to-the-minute, practical courses are designed to equip students for the challenges of the working world. Many of its courses are designed and taught by industry professionals, opening doors to rewarding and challenging careers in health, science, engineering, the arts, the built environment, media, music, law and business.
The University of Salford invests heavily in teaching, research, facilities and accommodation. It also works tirelessly to develop and maintain lasting relationships with industry, allowing it to deliver live briefs, internships and placements on the majority of its courses. Thousands of Salford graduates have gone onto career success, working at leading organisations across the world, including Apple, Saatchi & Saatchi, Ernst and Young, Kellogg’s and GlaxoSmithKline.
Excellent research is at the heart of the University of Salford. It is a research-driven institution, using innovation and creativity to find solutions to real-world problems. Its multidisciplinary research environment is recognised around the world, attracting more than 3,000 international students.
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