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Salford Business School visit to Ghana and scholarship winner

By Apr.09, 2014

Benedicta, Alex (our International Officer), and three academics from three different colleges (Penny Cook, David Collins and Eileen Roddy )

Alex (International Officer), Eileen Roddy (Salford Business School), winner Benedicta, David Collins and Penny Cook (University of Salford)

The University of Salford and Salford Business School recently featured in two big and very different events in Ghana.

The University attended the February UK Higher Education Exhibition and over a two day period advised over 250 students, and then attended a garden party at the Minister’s residence. Staff, students and alumni had a great time looking at trends in education. Furthermore, the College of Business and Law received over 70% of the enquiries.

The Challenge in Ghana

The University were also the sponsors of a popular Ghanaian talent show called ‘The Challenge’, where young people with innovative ideas applied and were selected to present their concept on national TV (similar to ‘The Apprentice’ in the UK). The show attracted an estimated 10 million viewers and the winner of the competition was offered a scholarship to study at the University of Salford.

University of Salford scholarship winner

The winner of the competition was Benedicta, who will receive a University of Salford scholarship including fees, travel and living expenses for her chosen Master’s Programme at the University. The snap shot shows Benedicta, Alex (International Officer), and three academics (Penny Cook, David Collins and Eileen Roddy) on the day Benedicta received her prize.

Well done everyone and especially Benedicta, who we are delighted to welcome to our University!

Scholarships and bursaries

Do you want to benefit from scholarships at the University of Salford? We have put together a package of discounts and cash awards to help reduce the cost of studying at Salford Business School. Please note that scholarships and bursaries are subject to terms and conditions for these cash awards and fee discounts from the University of Salford.

Best of luck with your applications and we are looking forward to others like Benedicta who will be joining our community.

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