University of Salford

United Kingdom

About the University

Located in Manchester's sister city, Salford, in the historic county of Lancashire, the University of Salford has a rich industrial and cultural heritage. It is a leading institution in engineering, development and science, alongside vocational courses. 

In recent years, the university has developed a strong international reputation with it's courses in journalism, media and design, partnering with leading British institutions such as the BBC and ITV at MediaCityUK. 

In a vibrant and diverse pocket of a thriving part of the North-West of England, the University of Salford offers excellent job opportunities, paired with a fun and dynamic learning experience.

What is the acceptance rate for University of Salford?
The University of Salford acceptance rate is 62%.



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Campus Life

The university works with an accommodation partner to offer two distinct accommodation villages: Peel Park Quarter, and John Lester and Eddie Colman Courts. First-year students are offered rooms amongst their peers and encouraged to make new friends and explore their new home. Both are an easy commute to campus.

Investment from the university has developed a wide range of cutting-edge facilities for student use. These include the Bodmer Labs, Joule Physics Laboratories, Psychology Labs, Gait Analysis Clinics, Counselling Centre and Services, Imaging Facilities, Prosthetics and Orthotics Labs and much more. 

Student life

Salford offers a wide range of social opportunities for students, both on campus and in nearby Manchester. With one of the best ranges of clubs, restaurants, shopping districts and museums in the country, there's plenty to see and do. Moreover, Salford University has over 50 student-led societies run through the university's Student Union. 


Su Maozhen (football coach), B.N. Suresh (aerospace scientist), Maxine Peake (actor), Gitau wa Njenga (journalist), Mohammad Hashem Pesaran (economist)


20815 Students

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