University of Salford

Salford | North West England

Diverse local nightlife City Campus

Ucas code: S03

The University of Salford is hugely diverse and multicultural with a focus on practical experience and skills. We have fantastic connections with ITV and the BBC at the newly opened MediaCityUK complex, making for a highly engaging and creative student experience. The Students' Union has amazing opportunities in activities and volunteering and offers tonnes of support.
Source:University of Salford Students' Union

What students say about this university

Dialog 633 comments (179 students)
    • The upside

      the public transport is frequent and diverse

      2012, 2nd year, Multimedia Computing Science

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    • The upside

      Placements schemes and job contacts

      2012, 4th year, Aviation Studies

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    • Everyday expenses

      It is ok. Could be better abd cheaper.

      2013, 1st year, Children's Nursing

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    • The downside

      Controlling the library and the noise levels inside. There is not enough pressure put on students to keep silent zones silent.

      2012, 2nd year, Emergency & Disaster Management

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    • The upside

      Some of the language lecturers are fantastic! The are really approachable and helpful and will explain things as thoroughly as...

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      2012, 2nd year, Other European Languages

      The upside

      Some of the language lecturers are fantastic! The are really approachable and helpful and will explain things as thoroughly as you need. Many give plenty of feedback and are happy to give extra help if needed.

      2012, 2nd year, Other European Languages

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    • Sport

      theres a team for every interest, but if theres not one there for you there so helpful and allowing you to start your own

      2014, 2nd year, Physical Sciences Not Elsewhere Classified

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How students describe this university

We asked more than 12,500 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Varied union activities

65%

MED

Sporty

61%

MED

Creative

66%

MED

Political

44%

MED

Diverse local nightlife

78%

HIGH

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 82% LOW
Average graduate salary £18k MED
Student score 73% LOW

Overall student satisfaction

78%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of students

19,160

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

81%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

19%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

53%

of students are female

Young / Mature

21%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

15%

of students here are from outside the UK

Student union satisfaction

65%

of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union

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