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Posts tagged with: School of Arts Media and Creative Technology

Blog: Why I Chose Salford

From MediaCity and industry connections, to a cheap night out. Here’s a comprehensive list of why I chose to study […]

Best coffee spots near campus

Ahhh coffee… a student’s best friend. It is scientifically proven that a cup of coffee can boost your concentration and […]
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Blog: Why I moved from Ireland to Salford

Why Salford? Hiya, my name is Niamh, and I am a second year Broadcast Journalism student at the University of […]
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Blog: Introducing… Niamh

This is Me Hiya, I’m Niamh and I study Broadcast Journalism at the University of Salford. I’m from ‘the coolest […]
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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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Addressing your top study challenges

Attending lectures, asking questions and taking notes are all important parts of going to university. But knowing how and when […]

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 may 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 […]

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 […]

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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Protected: Meet Evgenia: Fashion Design

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