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Top 5 days out from Salford Crescent Train Station

Salford Crescent train station is based just a 2 minute walk from our Peel Park campus, and you can get […]

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 […]

Events in 2019: What to look out for

So here we are! Fresh out of the winter months, the clocks will soon be going forward and it will […]

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 […]
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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, […]

TOP 10: Celebration time

Got a birthday coming up? Got those results you wanted? Bored and just want to get out of the house? […]

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 […]

Educational Entertainment: How to make the most of your free time

Have you ever considered taking learning beyond the same four walls of the lecture halls? Learning new things can be […]

Top 10: Cheapest places to wine and dine in Salford and Manchester

Let’s face it, us students have a popular reputation of not being the richest of people out there – apart […]

India’s top picks: the best music venues in Manchester and Salford

One of the big plus points of studying at the University of Salford is being right at the centre of […]

7 veggie and vegan gems in Manchester

If you’re a veggie or vegan, or just fancy giving something different a try, then Manchester is the place to […]
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I slept rough in Manchester

Whilst I always understood that my days as a student were never going to be the most affluent of my […]
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Top 10 Picks: Manchester Science Festival

The Manchester Science Festival is back and I for one cannot wait. Science is a huge passion of mine, in […]
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Things to do: outdoor swimming

So apparently, outdoor swimming is the newest trend to take Salford by storm. Naturally I had to throw myself in […]

6 arty places to visit in Manchester and Salford

Blessed with tons of culture and creativity, Manchester and Salford are bursting with contemporary art galleries and spaces. Here are […]
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BLOG: Why I Chose Salford

As someone who is indecisive by nature, choosing which university I was going to attend was the single most challenging […]
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Top 7 places to find vintage fashion in Manchester

If you’ve ever visited Manchester you’ll realise that you can wear what you want when you want – and nobody […]
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BLOG: Why I Chose Salford

There are many reasons why I chose to study at the University of Salford, from the location, to the accommodation, module […]
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BLOG: Why I Chose Salford

Moving to university is a massive step as a young adult. Often you’re alone moving to an entirely different city, […]
Old fashioned theatre sign reading: In moments of doubt, trust your gut, hug a dog and drink gin

BLOG: Why I Chose Salford

When it came down to it there were many reasons as to why I chose to come to Salford, but […]
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How to celebrate Chinese New Year in Manchester

Here at the University of Salford, we have a thriving international community. With Manchester’s Chinatown right on our doorstep, it’s […]
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Quirky study spaces in Manchester and Salford: part 2

Although studying in the same place every day can be useful to achieve a routine, it can also get quite […]
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5 TV shows which feature Manchester

We all know that Coronation Street is based on the terraced Northern streets, but did you know that Manchester and […]
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Making the most of the sun in Manchester and Salford

There’s no denying that Manchester is known for grey skies and rainy days, so when the sun does shine, it’s […]
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Brunch spots in Manchester and Salford

Everyone loves a good brunch, and amongst students it’s (probably) favoured more than breakfast, because, who’s really up in time […]
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Celebrity spotting in Manchester and Salford

Manchester is fast becoming one of the swankiest places to be. With two football teams, a soap series and a […]

Top 6 cultural venues in Manchester and Salford

Greater Manchester is known for its galleries, music scene and fast-expanding range of hotels and restaurants. There’s always something going on in […]
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6 unique coffee shops in Manchester and Salford

Whether you’re planning on taking your laptop and study notes, or just fancy spending a chilled out afternoon with friends, a […]
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Street art spotted in Manchester’s Northern Quarter

Manchester’s Northern Quarter is a good spot to wander around and appreciate artwork from local and further afield street artists. With […]
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Manchester and Salford festival guide

So where springs to mind when you think of festivals: Glastonbury, Reading, Coachella, Salford? Yes that’s right, I said Salford. Salford and […]
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Affordable ideas for Valentine’s Day

When you’re a student, learning how to budget your money is a very important skill. With special occasions like Valentine’s […]
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Top 5 venues to see live music in Manchester

Renowned for its musical history, it’s no surprise that Manchester boasts a range of top music venues. Whether you’re into […]

10 quirky study spaces in Manchester and Salford

If the library spaces and other communal areas around university are getting a bit too crowded or you’re just sick […]
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10 date night spots in Manchester and Salford

Whether you and your partner are in a long term relationship, you’ve just started seeing somebody new, or you’re wanting […]