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Posts tagged with: School of Arts Media and Creative Technology

Addressing your top study challenges

With assessments in mind, it’s time to focus on getting the most out of your studying. Knowing how and when to […]

Maker Space: A cutting-edge facility on campus

Maker Space is an open access workshop located in the basement of the Newton Building. The space is an additive manufacturing […]

The Benefits of Volunteering

At Salford, you have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of volunteering roles throughout your studies. These roles are for students with […]

The benefits of attending Career Fairs

We all have an idea of what we want to do when we finish university, what jobs we want to […]
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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 […]

Q&A: Creative Writing graduate secures success at major Manchester festival

Dan Lovatt, a graduate from the University of Salford is launching a play about men’s mental health at the Greater […]
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From student to staff member: My four years at Salford

I write this blog as I prepare to depart the University of Salford after spending the last four years as […]
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The Soul of Salford: Victoria Jane’s journey to Radio 1 DJ

Salford alumna Victoria Jane graduated from Broadcast Journalism at the University of Salford three years ago. Since then, the 23-year-old […]
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The wonder of writing: National Writing Day 2021

My name is Jess Porter and I am a recent graduate from the University of Salford. I studied two English […]
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Creative Writing Q&A with Bella Manning

To celebrate National Writing Day 2021 I caught up with BA Drama and Creative Writing student, Bella Manning, who loves […]
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Q&A with film and art enthusiast Jack

Jack Clarke is an MA student, studying Production Management for TV, Film and Digital Media. He has a determined passion for […]
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STUDENT WORK: Our students’ creative response to climate change

To mark Earth Day 2021, the School of Arts, Media & Creative Technology organised a series of workshops, talks and […]
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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 […]

Moving from college to university: Q&A with Niamh

Leaving college and heading to university is an exciting stage in your life however it can also be quite a […]

Blog: Introducing…Joanne

Get to Know Me Hi! I’m Joanne, and I am a master’s student studying MA Digital Video Production and Marketing […]

Blog: Introducing…Taran

About Me Hi! My name is Taran and I am an MA Public Relations and Digital Communications student at the […]
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EP Launch: Q&A with music student Tyler

Tyler Kent is a Popular Music and Recording student at the University of Salford who has just released his new […]

Hit the North: Digital Exhibition

The University of Salford’s Hit the North exhibition was created by students from across the School of Arts, Media & […]

Q&A: Life as a Digital Video Production and Marketing student

Hey everyone 👋 This week I caught up with MA Digital Video Production and Marketing student Christie Marsh. We chatted […]

LGBT+ History Month: Digital Exhibition

To celebrate LGBT+ History Month, the School of Arts, Media and Creative Technology put out an open call to students […]

Q&A with Popular Music and Recording graduate – Rachel Lasham

Rachel Lasham graduated from our BA Music: Popular Music and Recording course back in 2009 and is a drummer and […]

Undergrad to postgrad: Meet Jess

With the goal of building a successful and rewarding career in academia, one of our BA (Hons) English Literature with […]

Undergrad to postgrad: Meet James

While studying BA (Hons) Journalism (Multimedia) at Salford, James Sumner discovered that he loved the public relations side of media […]

How I chose the University of Salford: Tim’s story

Hi Tim, please can you introduce yourself? I’m Tim, I’m from Northern Ireland, I’m going into my third year at […]

My Open Day experience: Natacha’s story

If you’re thinking about going to university, now’s the perfect time to book your place on our Open Days. Not […]
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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 […]

How to juggle parenthood and student life: Interview with Sasha

Throughout my time writing for the Made in Salford blog, I have been lucky enough to meet many amazing students […]

WOO the Digital Showcase: Q&A with Graphic Designer Joe Swain

Every year, the School of Arts and Media celebrates the work of our students who study one of our art […]

Lockdown Laughter: Meet Create Student Awards 2020 host Jack Gleadow

This year our Create Student Awards will be hosted by comedian, winner of Leicester Mercury Comedian awards and valued member […]

BLOG: We covered the 2019 general election

When I applied to study Broadcast Journalism, the thought of presenting sat eagerly at the top of my mind. For […]

Covering a General Election count for ITV Granada

The great thing about studying at university? There is SO much support to help you get your foot in the […]

The Festival of Short Film

In January, Film Production students took on the challenge of hosting The Festival of Short Film, a four day event […]

Studying Fine Art: Interview with Babs

Our BA Fine Art course is delivered in our New Adelphi building – which in my opinion is one of […]
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HM Royal Marines concert: Interview with student conductor David

HM Royal Marines Band Scotland performed at our very own Maxwell Hall on Wednesday 12th of February, offering a free […]

BLOG: What I learned from my university experience

One of the most peculiar feelings about coming to the end of my time at university has been that it […]
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New Adelphi Reviews: Concerto

It’s not everyday you walk into the theatre to be welcomed with a sheet of music, a pencil, and an […]
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New Adelphi Reviews: Emergence

Here at Salford, many of our courses involve hands-on experience within your desired industry, or can even fast-track you straight […]

BLOG: Why I Chose Salford

My journey to university wasn’t exactly conventional. Following the final year of my A – Levels, I took the plunge […]
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New Adelphi Reviews: The Band

As our first trimester has rolled in, New Adelphi Theatre’s autumn and winter season has premiered, promising some incredible shows, […]

Designing Protest: Q&A with John Owens of Design MCR

Extinction Rebellion’s powerful approach to protesting against the perceived lack of action being taken by governments to tackle climate change […]
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New Adelphi Theatre Preview: Autumn/Winter 2019

With a new academic trimester brings other new things – including a brand new, incredible theatre season at the New […]

Boots ‘n’ Braces: Face to face with skinhead stigmas – Meet Farewell Theatre Company

Current student Jim and recent graduates Ross and Reece have created their own theatre ensemble called the Farewell Theatre Company. […]

Interview: Studying Dance at Salford

Studying Dance, as a degree?! Yes – it exists, and it’s pretty cool. Typically, it’s not the first course that […]

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 […]

Ones to watch: Salford’s genre-fluid electronic duo

Genre-fluid electronic duo YAANG formed at the University of Salford less than a year ago. Their music is a mixture […]

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 […]

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 […]
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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 […]

The soundtrack to my life: Meet Adina Nelu

Recent graduate Adina Nelu studied MA Music, with her specialist pathway of composition here at Salford – after completing her […]

BLOG: Why I chose Salford

Well… I arrived late to the open day and ended up missing the tour of the accommodation. So it couldn’t […]
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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. […]

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. […]

Rising stars at Salford: Velvet Shakes

“Cosmic Pop-Disco” band Velvet Shakes are the current ones to watch in Manchester’s music scene. Formed whilst studying Popular Music […]

New York, New York: Salford Fashion Design

For the first time, both Fashion Design students and alumni from the University of Salford have been given the opportunity […]

Olivia: Why Journalism with Public Relations was right for me

BA Journalism with Public Relations was introduced to our School of Arts and Media for the first time this September. […]

BLOG: Introducing…Emma

WELCOME TO MY WORLD Hey! My name is Emma, I’m in my second year of studying BA Broadcast Journalism here […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Salford Alumni duo ready to take on the Alt-Pop world.

Liv Westhead and Chris Abbott formed their band Edits back in 2013 in what they describe as the “legendary crumbling […]

BLOG: Why I chose Salford for my postgraduate degree

After concluding my undergraduate degree, it was time to decide whether to start persuing my career or continue my education. […]

One man band: Music student Michael Bloomer

First year student Michael started his student experience with a Music Foundation Year, and is now studying BA (Hons) Music: […]
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BLOG: Introducing…Amber-Lilly

Hey! I’m Amber-Lilly, named after some bright orange flowers that blossomed in my front garden on the day I was […]
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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 […]

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