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Posts tagged with: School of Arts and Media

From degree to Glastonbury: Q&A with Elle Kalavsky

Second year BEng Acoustical and Audio Engineering student Elle, spent 15 months completing her placement year as part of her […]
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Kickstarting a photography career: Q&A with Joshua Turner

What does it feel like to go from a degree to a graduate scholarship? Photography graduate, Joshua Turner, spoke to […]
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Animation: Completing a £10k project while studying

Adam Frith, Larisa Covaciu, and James Lawson have all recently graduated from BA Animation after experiencing perhaps one of the […]
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How to start a production company with your course colleagues

Cheryl Parker, Maria-Larisa Covaciu and Sean Jones are among some of the most driven student’s I’ve had the pleasure of […]
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How to become an award winning student comedian

James Allen graduated this summer with a degree in Comedy Writing and Performance. After performing at various venues during his time at University […]
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India’s top picks: who played @salforduni? 1980s

Continuing my series of great artists who played the University of Salford, here’s a timeline of my favourite bands from […]
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India’s top picks: who played @salforduni? 1960s & 1970s

Being an avid gig-goer and music fanatic, I was interested to find out just who has played inside the four walls […]

India’s Top Picks: Who played @salforduni? 1980’s, 90’s & 00’s

…continuing from my previous posts on the 70’s and 80’s, here is a timeline of artists who have played the […]
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Meet Jon-Connor Lyons: Councillor and Sabb Officer

When starting university, it’s really important to get involved in as much as you can alongside your course. That way, […]
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BLOG: My last year in pictures

As my time at the University of Salford comes to a close, it may be a good time to reflect […]
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Lee Peart: Salford, showbiz and success

Host of our 2018 Create Student Awards, comedian and presenter Lee Peart is also a alumni of the University of […]

Artist opportunities with Mollie Balshaw

From curator to exhibitor, Mollie Balshaw – one of our BA Visual Arts students – spoke to me about her practice […]
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Degree Show 2018: Meet Photography student Kyle Mayo

Our final year Degree Show is nearly upon us! Taking place from 7th-15th June in our New Adelphi building, a […]
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Ryan Ogden: How to start out in the film industry

Ryan has just finished his first year of BA Film Production at our School of Arts and Media. Ryan became […]

7 hacks to Insta worthy photos!

As a second year Photography student here at the University of Salford, and with photography becoming so popular in our […]
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“Reality: Tap to See More” – student exhibition

For one night only on the 19th April 2018, a group of 12 Visual Arts students grouped together from the […]
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BLOG: A day in the life of a Photography student

For those who study less creative subjects, Photography is confusing. Always having a camera at hand is of course is […]
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A Chat with a School Rep

Today I’m speaking to first year student, Hope Worth. Hope studies English Literature at Salford and alongside that she is […]
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Meet The UniBoob Team

CoppaFeel was founded in 2009 by Kristin Hallenga and her twin sister. The charity focuses on educating young people about […]
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Blog: English Literature, My Weekly Round Up

As a third year English Literature student, by now I feel quite well adjusted to a heavy workload and stacks […]
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International Women’s Day: Meet Alena Donely

Visual Arts student Alena Donely spoke to me about how she got the opportunity to work with artist Ruth Barker, […]
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REVIEW: Salford Writers Night

Let’s start off with a question you may be asking: Is CATS a society about actual cats? Sorry to disappoint, […]
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VLOG: My uni experience so far…

Hello again! Well I thought I’d give vlogging a go, to give you an ultra-personal update on what’s going on in my […]
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VLOG: What film production is really like…

Hi guys! This is my first vlog keeping you updated on what I get up to on my Film Production […]
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Answered: How to thrive studying Film Production

Callum is a first year BA Film Production student who I was lucky enough to spend some time with, chatting […]
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BLOG: What’s it like to be a Graphic Design student?

Starting a degree can be hard, and you may be nervous as naturally we all have a lot of questions […]
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Meeting industry at the Meeting Point Conference

As a Photography student here at the University of Salford, I was delighted to be invited to the Meeting Point […]
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BLOG: Introducing…Seren

Who am I? My name is Seren (it is actually Welsh meaning ‘star’ if you haven’t heard of it) and […]
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BLOG: Introducing…India

Hi! I’m India, I’m a current student and newly recruited Student Social Media Assistant at the University of Salford. I am […]
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BLOG: Introducing…Oliver

Introduction to Oliver! Allow me to introduce myself, my name is Oliver Potter, I am 20 years old and currently […]
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BLOG: Introducing…Rhys

Who and What am I? Well hello there! My name is Rhys and I’m in my first year here at […]
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BLOG: Introducing…Ryan

Hey! My name is Ryan, I’m 23 and a recent graduate from the University of Salford. In this blog post […]

2017 Visual Effects Oscar winner – Fonzo Romano

Not only did Fonzo Romano win the Visual Effects Oscar in 2017 for his work on The Jungle Book, he’s […]
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BLOG: How the University of Salford made my dream come true

Last July I graduated from the University of Salford where I studied BA (Hons) Journalism: News at the MediaCityUK campus. […]

LoveitBookit: Cruise TV at MediaCityUK

Founded in 2013, the award-winning LoveitBookit has grown into one of the UK’s leading cruise specialists, with the team now […]
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How to start up your own digital agency – Andy Golpys

Andy Golpys studied BA Graphic Design at the University of Salford, graduating in 2008. Shortly after, he headed back to Salford […]
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5 career options for Multimedia Journalism students

Choosing what to study at university can be a huge challenge. You’ll be there for at least three years of […]
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Elliott Ames – Gaining the skills for a career in animation

Elliott Ames studied BA Television & Radio at the University of Salford, graduating in 2016. Upon completion of his course, he […]
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Inside and outside the studio – Thomas Foster

Thomas Foster is a final year BA Television & Radio student at the University of Salford. In addition to his […]
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Lee Wilkinson – Making the most of placements in the radio industry

BA Television & Radio student Lee Wilkinson recently completed a placement with BBC Radio 4, working on their consumer affairs programme, […]
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A creative career in Graphic Design – Jade Baskett

Jade Baskett studied BA Graphic Design at the University of Salford, graduating in 2015. She is now working as a Graphic […]
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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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Capturing ‘The Unseen’ – Joshua Elgar-Chetwyn

Joshua Elgar-Chetwyn studied BA Television and Radio at the University of Salford, graduating in 2014. He now works at a […]
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Rachel Fallon – Young Company, Royal Exchange

Rachel Fallon is a BA English and Creative Writing graduate from the University of Salford who secured a place as […]
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BLOG: Why I loved third year ‘news days’

The first and second year of my BA Journalism (Multimedia) course definitely brought many challenges where we learned the theory […]
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From lecture halls to radio studios – Adam Bysouth

Adam Bysouth studied BA Broadcast Journalism at the University of Salford, graduating in 2016. He’s now working as a radio presenter on The […]
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BLOG: How placements helped me prepare for the world of work

As students, there’s only so much that we can take in from a packed lecture hall or from weekly seminars. […]
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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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BLOG: My experience at MediaCityUK

When applying to university, looking at the facilities offered by different institutions was a main focus for me. As a […]
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Danielle McNab – An Adventure in America

Danielle McNab is a third year BA Journalism (Multimedia) student who took an amazing opportunity to spend a semester studying at Middle Tennessee […]
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Jess & Steph – Video Games Internship, Big Brand Ideas

BSc Computer & Video Games students Jessica Lea and Stephanie McLean spent their summer on an internship at Big Brand Ideas where […]