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Life as a Pakistani student at Salford

As an international student from Pakistan at the University of Salford, I have had a wonderful experience. Here are some […]

Adapting to the education system as an international student

As an international student from Bangladesh, studying and communicating in English every day for was a matter of concern and […]
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Studying MA Digital Video Production and Marketing: Hauwa’s Story

Hauwa travelled over 5000 miles from Nigeria to Salford to pursue our MA Digital Video Production and Marketing course. Read […]
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Opening new opportunities in finance – Temisan’s story

Discover how Temisan followed her passion to study MSc Finance at Salford.

Arunima’s Experiences Studying MSc Artificial Intelligence

Arunima decided to make a slight career shift and study MSc Artificial Intelligence. Read her experiences of studying at Salford.

Studying MSc Artificial Intelligence: Emmanuel’s Story

Emmanuel came from a background in Electrical Engineering but decided he wanted to expand his skills. Read his experiences studying MSc Artificial Intelligence.

International Politics student addresses influential EU body on its Youth Action Plan

A Salford student has addressed an influential body of the European Union (EU) on its Youth Action Plan and how […]

How Dr Chalee’s PhD at Salford is helping improve cybersecurity in Thailand

Dr Chalee Vorakulpipat was awarded the Royal Thai Government Scholarship to pursue a PhD in the UK. Dr Chalee decided […]
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Kabiru’s experience at Salford studying MSC Public Health

Salford can be a place where you unlock your potential, and where you can use your studies to enact change […]

The best places for international cuisine in Salford and Manchester

Moving to a new country where the culture is completely different can be a little scary at first. One of […]

Breaking Myths About Studying In The UK As An International Undergraduate Student

Moving abroad can be scary and trust me most international students all worry about the same things before arriving in […]

Places to live in Greater Manchester: Stockport

One of the biggest choices you will have to make when moving abroad to study is where to live. Greater […]

Studying a master’s in dance at Salford: Isabella’s story

Ng Wing Yi Isabella joined Salford from Hong Kong to study MA Dance: Choreography and Professional Practices. We spoke to […]

Places to live in Greater Manchester: MediaCity

MediaCity is home to one of our campuses and if you study any of our media subjects you will likely […]
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Reflecting on My Journey as an International Marketing Assistant

 My placement journey at the University of Salford’s Marketing Department as an International Marketing Assistant has been nothing short of […]

Why Study a Creative Course at the University of Salford

It can feel daunting to pursue a creative degree if you feel family or societal pressure to follow a more […]
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Surviving Winter in Salford 

Where has the daylight gone? What’s with all the fireworks? Do I need all my clothes to be waterproof now? […]

Transport for Greater Manchester: A Guide

Moving to a new city and country can be scary, especially trying to learn how to navigate the transport system […]
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Letter to you: Cherish the journey

Best for: top tips for growth, making the most of student life and wellbeing advice
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Letter to you: Being my international self

Best for: international students, feeling anxious and wellbeing advice
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Unlocking northern slang

Like anywhere else in the world, here in the UK, we speak quite differently to what you hear on TV, […]
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Top 5 things to do when you move to university as an International Student

Moving to an entirely new country to study is a relatively huge leap in your life, and there are a […]
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Making the most of the university’s career support

As well as providing academic support for students, the University of Salford also provides career assistance to prepare students for […]
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Durga from India came to study MA Public Relations and Digital Communications as part of the September 2022 intake. Using […]
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International Women’s Day 2023: Our graduates

Monday 8 March marks International Women’s Day, a globally recognised event celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of […]
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BLOG: Introducing…Sujanhariharan

Hi everyone, my name is Sujanhariharan and I’m currently studying MA Digital Video Production and Marketing at University of Salford. […]
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Why I chose to live in student accommodation

As an international student, when I was preparing to come to the UK, I was bubbling with expectations, but I […]
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How Salford Business School is shaping me for a career in digital marketing

Tehreem from Pakistan stumbled into a content marketing role after deciding that she didn’t want to use her degree in […]
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Making the most of winter in Manchester

Winter is such a magical season, but the cold weather and shorter days can make it feel a tad draining, […]
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My career in sports journalism: Lars’s story

We spoke to Lars from Norway to discuss his career success since graduating from the University and how he found […]
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Graduate Q&A: Working in TV

Tanaka came to Salford to study for her BA in Television and Radio Production which she said gave her the […]
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Studying computer science: Ola’s story

Ola came from Nigeria to study for a bachelor’s In computer science at Salford. He started by doing the International […]
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How to get involved as an international student

Coming to university is a huge step for anyone. But it can seem even more daunting if you've travelled to another country to study. Fortunately, we have lots of...

A Guide to the Weather in the UK

Preparing for the weather, both mentally and physically, is something that no one tells you about living in the North […]
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Finding accommodation for international students with families

Moving to a new country for studies can be hectic, especially when you are moving with your family. From sorting […]
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Work Experience in Digital Marketing: Sanjay’s Story

Sanjay, who had some corporate marketing experience before choosing Salford for his postgraduate studies, shares with us how he was […]
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Why Salford as a postgraduate student

Most times, it all begins with something little, watching a film that inspires you to do more, reading a book […]
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Benjamin’s experience studying MSc Public Health

Benjamin from Nigeria shares his experience studying MSc Public Health and how the University of Salford has helped him move […]
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Gaining transferable skills studying BSc Biomedical Science 

At Salford, our focus is on teaching our students the industry-standard skills and transferable skills they need to succeed in […]
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Why Salford as an international student

When you decide to study abroad, choosing the right place feels like finding a needle in a haystack, not because […]
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How Salford Business School prepared me for a career in digital marketing  

Hello! I am Chidera Stephen and I study MSc Digital Marketing at the University of Salford. I have been in […]
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Global Week 2022

This year Global Week took place from 4 – 8 April. It was an opportunity for our students to ask […]
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Studying MSc Biomedical Science: Sana’s story

Sana from Pakistan dreams of developing novel cancer drugs in future. Read on to find out how her course is […]
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Blog: Introducing…Chidera

Hello, I’m Chidera, an MSc Digital Marketing student at the University of Salford and I am thrilled to be a […]
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Why Study Dance: Rachel’s Story

We spoke to Rachel, an MA Dance Performance and Professional Practices student studying at the University of Salford to understand […]
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Expectations vs reality as an international student

We asked Logan, an international student from the United States, to let us know what she found helpful when she […]

Meet Lina: International Foundation Year with Psychology student

We spoke to Lina from Egypt to find out what motivated her to study Psychology and how she has found […]
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Tips for settling into a new university in the UK

Hi, my name is Esse Ejere and I am an international student from Nigeria studying at the University of Salford. […]
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Develop a global outlook at Salford

Hi, my name is Esse and I am an international student at Salford. Today I am going to give you […]
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UN award winner leads projects to solve global problems

Inspirational Salford MSc Project Management graduate Foluke Michael from Nigeria has won multiple awards and achieved recognition around the world […]
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Salford vs Manchester: Where should I stay?

Hello, I am Katia Pantsiou, a postgraduate student from Greece. Here are my top tips in choosing whether to live […]
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Gaining practical experience with PR and Digital Communications

Katia Pantsiou is a postgraduate student here at Salford who came all the way from Greece to study MA Public […]
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Studying a creative postgraduate degree: Aisha’s experience

My name is Aisha Aro-Lambo, and I’m studying MSc Public Relations and Digital Communications. This is the story of my […]
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Preparing for my IELTS: Jannat’s story

Hi, my name is Jannat and I believed getting my IELTS was going to be a tough challenge, but it […]
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Q&A with Best Performance Award winner – Ataa Yasari

MSc Drug Design and Discovery student, Ataa, tells us about her role at Salford NanoLAB, the Sci-Art installation as part […]
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Life of a Salford graduate: 4 years later

Real Estate professional, Li Xinxi, took a career break 4 years ago to improve his theoretical knowledge by studying on […]
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Business graduate, Qijun, told us what he’ll be missing about Salford.

Qijun has just completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Salford and is about to start his next challenge. […]
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How to make new friends at university during a pandemic

Making new friends at university can be a scary prospect and with a global pandemic added to the mix, international students may […]
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Physiotherapy graduate opens his own clinic in Hong Kong.

Man Ho Calvin Kwan, from Hong Kong, graduated in 2016 and set up his own physiotherapy clinic in Hong Kong […]
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Securing my dream job: Meet alumnus Salman

Salman studied BEng Aeronautical Engineering, spent one year in Sweden as part of his course and landed his dream job […]

Being part of a global community: Meet Ade

Nigerian graduate, Adepapo Oni, joined the University of Salford to study BEng Mechanical Engineering, and from day one he made […]
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International Student tips and tricks: Q&A with Ade

Becoming an international student can be a daunting yet exciting experience – not only are you starting a new adventure […]
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Welcome to Salford: Q&A with new international student Priyanka

Priyanka Singh is Salford’s first new international student to have travelled to the UK. We caught up with her to […]
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Former Hack Manchester winner secures job at the University of Salford’s Energy House: meet Anestis.

We caught up with Greek student, Anestis Sitmalidis, who’s been offered a job at Salford Energy House testing facility just […]
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Hong Kong graduate, Ka Kin Kwok, came all the way to Salford to study MSc Acoustics and then returned home […]
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From Nepal to Salford: Interview with Megha

International graduate, Megha Rathi, from Nepal, shared with us what she loved most about studying an MSc in Media Psychology […]
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Interview with ‘The Greatest Dancer’: meet Wenwen Wang

International student Wenwen Wang came to Salford to study MA Dance Performance and Professional Practices, after retiring from the national […]
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A graduate perspective: Moving from Nigeria to study MSc Public Health

We recently had the pleasure of speaking to Chuks Onwunyi, an international student at the University of Salford who joined […]
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How my degree helped me land my dream job at a global company: Arjun Nichani

Life as a university student flies by faster than you think, which is why choosing a place to study is […]
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Salford Scholar: Q&A with Simran Jain

If you’re not sure on what a scholarship is, or how it can help – then this is the blog […]
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From Paraguay to Salford – Meet Patrick Wood

At the University of Salford, we welcome students from all around the world. Patrick Wood came all the way from […]
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From Kenya to Salford: Interview with Muazzam

Part of what makes studying at Salford so special, is the fact that we have students join us from all […]
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10 Top tips for new international students

Studying in a foreign country as a international student can be very exciting, yet transitioning to a new place might […]

Lunar New Year: The Year of the Rat

This year, the Lunar New Year falls on Saturday 25th January, which marks the start of celebrations amongst Asian communities […]

Q&A with Media Psychology graduate Jane

You know you’re passionate about something when NOTHING – (not even 5,573 miles) can get in the way of you […]
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Studying Social Policy: Artiana Blaize

Our ‘Student Stories’ are personal pieces written by students about their journey to Salford and the experiences they had studying […]

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 […]

Canada meets Salford: Erika’s comedy success

Award winner and student Erika took this year’s North West heat of the Chortle Comedy Awards by storm. From Humber […]
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BLOG: Five reasons why the University of Salford is great for international students

For me, the University of Salford is not just a high-level educational institution where I’ve had the chance to study […]
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Similarities between Poland and UK – 7 things we have in common

It might not seem apparent at first, but the United Kingdom and Poland have many similarities. Although the list is […]
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How to celebrate Chinese New Year in Manchester: updated

Back in 2018, we took a look at the events taking place in and around Manchester for Chinese New Year, […]

6000 miles from home…Q&A with international student Kel Nguyễn

International postgraduate student Kel Nguyễn spoke to me about moving away from her home town in Vietnam to study here […]

A home away from home: The Faith Centre

Religious or otherwise, staff and students from all walks of life are welcome at the Faith Centre. Although situated on […]
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BLOG: How to battle homesickness

If you are reading this blog post, it might mean that you are already missing that little haven called home. […]
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Protected: Seminars, Lectures and Tutorials explained

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BLOG: How I made myself at home in my new city

I was very excited to leave my hometown when I got the unconditional offer from the University of Salford. Before I […]
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From Japan to Salford – master’s student Rena Abe

Rena Abe travelled from Japan to study MSc Advanced Computer Science here at Salford. She came to the university via […]
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Martin McFarlane – Canadian exchange student

BA Journalism (Multimedia) student Martin McFarlane travelled from Thompson Rivers University in Canada to spend a semester at the University of […]
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BLOG: How to learn a new language in 6 simple steps

As an international student, my experience with the English language is rather curious. I went to my first English lesson when […]
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Harry Yeung – Acoustics Audiophile

Harry Yeung came from Hong Kong to study MSc Acoustics at the University of Salford. He tells us why he chose Salford and what […]
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From Vietnam to Salford – Ho Thanh Que Anh

Ho Thanh Que Anh came to the University of Salford from Vietnam to study MSc Marketing, after completing her BA […]
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Logan McCage – American Exchange Student

BA Fashion Design student Logan McCage travelled from Middle Tennessee State University in America to spend a semester at the University […]
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Why I chose to study abroad

Leaving your home country and moving somewhere with a totally different culture, habits and weather sounds like the scariest thing […]
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Remnant Li Xinxi: Tempted by Salford all the way from China

Remnant Li Xinxi moved to the UK from his home in China to study MSc Real Estate and Property Management […]
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Wenxi Hu: Leaving my Chinese roots for Salford

Wenxi Hu has just graduated from our School of the Built Environment after she took a year away from her […]