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Posts by: Helena

Hi! I'm Helena, I'm currently in my third year of studying BA English Language and Creative Writing. Complete and utter bookworm, theatre society member and occasional blogger. Aspiring to have a children's book published one day. 🐝

10 tips for being a sustainable student

Student life can be quite hectic sometimes – juggling your workload, social life, commuting and any part time jobs or […]

Barcelona Business Trip: Interview with Cemre

We promise that Manchester isn’t always raining! But luckily, if you’re a student at the University of Salford, you might […]

What is Enactus?: An interview with Andreea C. Mois

When you’re balancing your university work, a part-time job and family commitments, your spare time can seem all too sparse. […]
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Mooting in Zambia: Interview with Ja’far & Emma

On the 8th – 12th April 2019, the 16th Commonwealth Moot was held in Zambia, with Law students Ja’far Imam […]

Dissecting the world of film: Interview with Hazel Woolnough

The film industry is thriving more than ever and it’s never been a better time to take on a university […]

Why a research-based placement is an opportunity not to be missed

Two of our Biomedical Science students had the incredible opportunity to do placement years at the NIHR Manchester Clinical Research […]

New Adelphi Reviews: Jim Cartwright’s ‘Is there anybody there?’

A rehearsed reading of Jim Cartwright’s newest play ‘Is there anybody there?’ was performed in the New Adelphi Theatre on […]

Mental Health Awareness Week: What does good mental health look like to you?

This week, from the 13th to the 19th May 2019, is Mental Health Awareness Week. Here in the Social Media […]

Be your own boss: Entrepreneur, student and mum Laura Billington

Every year we have intakes of incredible students who have hidden talents, bring unique and interesting ideas to the table […]

6 essential reads for boosting your mental wellbeing: Helena’s picks

Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK begins on the 13th May 2019, with this year’s theme focusing on “body […]
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New Adelphi Reviews: Chortle Student Comedy Awards

Deadlines are approaching. The library has basically become your second home and a can of Red Bull has become your […]
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Change up your study routine with these 7 quirky tips

Exam and deadline season can be a stressful time no matter what period of your life you’re at – whether […]
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New Adelphi Reviews: Dance with US

The world of dance, especially ballet, can be perceived as an art only made for particular people and body shapes. […]
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Mathematics at Salford: Meet Cameron Singleton

If you have been following our Facebook events page, you might know we’ve recently been doing a lot of Applicant […]

Is writing a dissertation really that terrifying?

A word you might hear pop up a lot during both your time applying to universities and whilst you’re actually […]

NARM Preview: Campbell Glennie Interview

This year the annual Nations and Regions Media Conference (NARM) will take place at MediaCityUK, Salford on Wednesday 27th March. […]

Physics student and society president: Q&A with Georgia

Have you ever wanted to get the low-down on our Physics course – whether it’s what modules are available or […]

BLOG: Why I Chose Salford

My journey to university didn’t involve much travel but that didn’t stop it from being one of the best choices […]

New Adelphi Reviews: ‘The Adhesion of Love’

“Are you ready to have your view forever changed?” Upon entering the New Adelphi Theatre for the show, aside from […]

Behind the Books: Salford’s New Literary Internship Scheme

Here at Salford, we pride ourselves on how many of our courses offer great opportunities for placements and work experience […]

From classrooms to cells: the Inside-Out module

Last academic semester final year BSc Criminology and Sociology students had the amazing opportunity of beginning a brand new module […]

New Adelphi Theatre Preview: February – March

In September 2016, the University of Salford was excited to open our brand new New Adelphi building – the new […]

Ways to unleash your creativity whilst living in Manchester and Salford

Don’t be fooled by the idea that university is meant to be a time where you have everything set in […]

TV in Tennessee: Interview with Jamie-Louise

Studying at the University of Salford has many perks and it’s amazing that one of them can mean travelling 4000 […]

Places in Manchester and Salford to kickstart your 2019 fitness routine

I think we can all say we’ve had those New Year resolutions where we are determined to be more active […]

Get your nerd on: Top 10 places to visit in Manchester for comic, film and game fans

Manchester is known for many things: music, fashion, landmarks, museums and football teams. When you come to the University of […]

BLOG: Introducing…Helena

THIS IS ME Nice to meet you, I’m Helena, I’m 22, Mancunian born and bred, and I am a third-year […]