There’s More to salford than you think
Salford is a city with multiple personalities. There are densely populated housing estates undergoing major redevelopment, quiet rural streets, pioneering employment areas and world class educational facilities. Any students in this mesmerising city will surely be captivated by its industrial streets steeped in history and its wealth of parkland. They will find themselves surrounded by some of the biggest employers in the UK and some of the most technologically advanced buildings in the region. As the premier letting agent in Salford, we have lots of fantastic student accommodation in all of the popular locations and within a short walk to the university.
A WEALTH OF OPPORTUNITY
Media City is one of the largest urban regeneration developments in the UK, it sits on the banks of the Manchester Ship Canal and is a mixed-use development that is primarily home to a businesses that operate within the media industry such as the BBC and ITV Granada. It provides a huge opportunity to individuals who wish to pursue a career in Media as there are few other locations in the country that offer such a vibrant working environment and that are so densely populated by industry leadings companies.
In 2011 Salford University moved its media related teaching and research operations to Media City, this offers students a fantastic opportunity to not only study in world class facilities but to be surrounded by, and in some instances work hand in hand with world class employers.
SURROUNDED BY POSSIBILITIES
If you choose to study in Salford then you will find yourself in a vibrant city that is buzzing with development and regeneration. You can access all that Salford has to offer but should you want more, Salford’s noisy neighbour Manchester is only a 15 minute walk from the University. Manchester is a world renown city that offers great nights out, superb employment opportunities and is home to a vibrant music scene.
If you’re a sports fan then you have the home of Manchester United only a short stroll from Media City and the Salford Red Devils are based at the Salford City Stadium. The University offers over 40 different sports clubs that you can get involved with, many of these have links with local sports teams and have access to world class facilities. Whatever sport you are interested in, you’ll be sure to find like-minded people who will share your passion!
SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE
If you think going to University is about accessing world class facilities, living in a vibrant city, late nights party, going to gigs and sharing amazing houses with your friends (new and old) then Salford could be the place to you. Getting there couldn’t be easier as it’s accessible from many directions by motorways and is on major train lines.
You will have an amazing time studying in Salford, the hardest part will be finding a reason to leave afterwards!