Wondering where your studies will take you? Why not come to the University of Salford in Greater Manchester?
Boasting modern architecture and bustling streets with a deep heritage, the regenerated Victorian ports of Salford Quays have been transformed, creating a unique urban setting to eat, drink and shop in.
Situated a stone’s throw away from the River Irwell, and running along the edge of Peel Park, the University of Salford boasts a huge selection of courses across a range of industries, from Engineering to Radiology.
So, why study here?
1. River and quay cruises
From historical river tours to live music evening cruises, the Salford Quays hosts a wide selection of boat-related activities, no matter the season or time of day. Why not try a night cruise to soak up the sights of the city whilst being serenaded by live acoustic guitar - the ultimate way to wind down your weekend or relax after a long day of studying.
2. Museums and art galleries
Placed within the grounds of the University of Salford, The Salford Museum and Art Gallery hosts a selection of permanent and temporary exhibitions including Victorian art, local history exhibitions and much more.
If you prefer a more modern space, The Lowry is home to theatres, studio spaces, art galleries, cafés and bars, hosting a huge variety of performances from West End productions to live bands and comedians.
3. Lowry Outlet
The shopping hot-spot of Salford, the Lowry Outlet sprawls above the historic waterfront. The unique shopping centre hosts a range of outlet and factory shops and offers huge discounts on some of the most popular brands. With a wide selection of takeaways and restaurants, the Lowry Outlet is the perfect place to spend a day browsing the sales and grabbing a bite to eat.
4. Great student accommodation
Situated in a modern, vibrant area, and mostly in brand-new buildings, the student accommodation for Salford is set among the waterways, a truly unique living space that cannot be found anywhere else in the UK.
Newly-opened for this year, the purpose-built True Student building offers amazing features including a built-in cinema, a gym and much more. And what’s more, NHS and medical students studying in Salford can receive £300 off their rent in 2020-21.
5. Easy access to Manchester
As Salford is just a stone’s throw from Manchester, it takes no time at all to catch a train into the big city for a day of shopping, or a night of dancing. From the karaoke bars in Chinatown to the brilliant clubs and bars along the main street, a great night out is always guaranteed!
Studying at Salford really is the best of both worlds - all the benefits of city living in Manchester, alongside the space to explore a more peaceful environment in the Salford Quays, with everything within easy reach of the university.
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