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Future of TV Licence fee up for debate at Salford International Media Festival
It is a decision that could change the face of the nation’s public broadcaster forever and affect more than 25 million households in the UK who each year pay £145.50 to watch television.The TV Licence fee, which funds the BBC, is due to be set for the next 10 years in late 2016 as part of the Corporation’s Royal Charter renewal, and a panel of industry experts will debate the pros and cons of the status quo or fundamental changes such as a subscription-based model at next month’s Nations &...
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Blackadder producer goes forth to Twenty...
The serious business of bringing comedy to the TV screen will be brought to life by the creators of BBC hits Twenty Twelve and W1A...
University of Salford appoints new Chancellor
The distinguished, award-winning writer of fiction, poetry and plays, Jackie Kay MBE, has been appointed by the University of Salf...
UTC@MediaCityUK open days
Choosing a new school is a big deal, so UTC@MediaCityUK are giving young people a chance to get a real taste of what they’re all a...
Ofsted 'spot-check' over Salford schools concerns
Education bosses at Salford City Council say they are pleased by praise from Ofsted after decent results from a recent inspection....
Alan Milburn calls for action...
Rt Hon Alan Milburn, Chair of the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission, called on government, employers and educators to d...
Eccles primary school rated as 'Outstanding'...
By Teresa McMahon A primary school in Eccles is celebrating success after receiving a glowing Ofsted report and being awarded a...
TV Licensing staff to help at...
TV Licensing advisors will be at Salford University throughout the day on Monday 15th and 22nd September in the foyer area at the ...
More Yellow School Buses on the...
Hundreds more Greater Manchester pupils will be going green this term – by catching a new yellow school bus.
Congratulations to Salford students as GCSE...
Salford teenagers have been urged not to be disheartened after national changes to GCSEs affected pass rates in the city.
Salford City Academy students celebrate GSCE...
Students and staff at Salford City Academy are celebrating receiving the school’s GCSE results today.
GCSEs no longer 'just stepping stone...
More employers are offering school leaver programmes as a serious alternative to A-Levels, say accountancy body ACCA.
A-Level joy for Salford students
By Tom Rodgers The nervous wait for parents and pupils is over as thousands pick up their A-Level results today.
Salford students add artistic touch to...
A group of students from Salford have put their photography skills to the test, to be in with a chance of having their creative ar...
Children in Boothstown learn to...
Children at Boothstown Methodist School in Salford have been using Transport for Greater Manchester’s (TfGM) award-winning website...
University of Salford reaches finals of...
The University of Salford has been shortlisted for an influential Nursing Times Award in the emergency and critical care category ...
Damning Ofsted report finds 'inadequate' Oasis...
By Tom Rodgers The latest report by school inspectors Ofsted say Oasis MediaCityUK high school in Salford needs special measure...
Mum’s the word at University of...
A mother and daughter graduated together yesterday, 15 July, at the same University of Salford ceremony and in the same subject.
Salford City College scoops award for...
Salford City College has been awarded the prestigious Buttle UK Quality Mark in recognition of its commitment to young people in, ...
Salford student graduates as doctor
A trip to The University of Manchester at age 15 has led to a career in medicine for Salford school boy Emmanuel Oladipo who gradu...
Salford student wins national award...
Local student Jake Gorton from Salford City College has been named Outstanding BTEC Science Student of the Year at the National BT...
University of Salford researchers call for...
University of Salford academics have published a study which shows that the flow of fresh water to Iraq via the Diyala River has b...
Summerville school Salford, perform the ...
In the grand finale of their My Europe project, Summerville Primary's Year 3 pupils from Salford travelled to Manchester's Z-arts ...
Bridgewater students have a ball
Bridgewater School students celebrate their 2014 prom in style.
Trio of Salford students secure prestigious...
Three A Level Geography students from Salford City College’s Pendleton Sixth Form Centre have successfully gained places on one of...
Summerville School in Salford to team...
10 artists will team up with local primary schools including Summerville Primary School in Salford in a mass arts project explorin...
Salford City College students foodie heaven...
32 Salford City College students recently saw the sights of Paris’ culinary heritage on a week long, end of year trip.
Rare disease won't stop Salford student
Despite suffering from a rare disease which has symptoms triggered by stress, Oxbridge hopeful Jennifer Lloyd is tackling her exam...
Salford's Fab Four selected for Futurestars...
Four fantastic musical acts have been selected from a possible ten at the FutureStars 2014 competition auditions.
Salford University hosting Refugee Week event
Honour-based violence, forced marriage and female genital mutilation are among the topics that will come under discussion at a fre...
Pro-Footballers go back to College to...
Professional Footballers, Scott and Liam Hogan, helped students at their former college celebrate their sporting success by attend...
Student with Downs Syndrome lands job...
A young man with Downs Syndrome has secured a permanent job at Salford Royal, after excelling during his work placement role.
Risky business for Salford Accountancy students
AAT Accountancy students from Salford City College’s FutureSkills centre at MediaCityUK recently undertook the role of an actuary,...
Salford student aims for chart success
A student at Salford City College has released a new self-penned single, 'Losing Game'.
Salford professor wins British Indian Award
The distinguished career of Professor Sunil Vadera was honoured at the British Indian Awards last week (16 May) at a ceremony in B...
Salford apprentices make history
Two Salford apprentices have become the first in the country to enrol on a brand new qualification that will boost the constructio...
Salford University course explores a different...
A new course has been launched by the University of Salford which focuses on life enhancing approaches to dementia and the design ...
Enterprising Oakwood students serve up a...
A group of disabled students saw their business idea become a reality as they served lunch for over 50 staff at City West.
Salford student fashion competition is not...
In April, 15 Textiles students from Salford City College’s Eccles, Pendleton and Walkden Sixth Form Centres swapped college for th...
Maxine Peake hands 'Salford Oscars' to...
Salford media students got a taste of the big time this week as local actress Maxine Peake handed them 'Oscars' for their animatio...
Salford University announce major Middle East...
The University of Salford has announced plans to increase its presence in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at a special event held i...
Digital joy for Salford Business School...
Salford University are celebrating after being given the nod for not one, but two, prestigious Big Chip digital awards.
Maxine becomes latest Honorary Professor at...
Salford Royal’s Director of Innovation and Improvement Science Maxine Power has become the University of Salford’s latest Honorary...
Salford University appoints new Chair of...
The University of Salford has confirmed the appointment of the Rt Hon Baroness Beverley Hughes of Stretford as its new Chair of C...
National award for Salford technician
A University of Salford technician has won a Higher Education Academy (HEA) STEM Technician of the Year Award yesterday Wednesday ...
Salford fashion students get snap happy...
Eight AS Photography students from Salford City College’s Eccles Sixth Form Centre recently enjoyed a unique experience; where the...
Salford City College apprentice wins competition...
Bricklaying apprentice, Danny Holt has excelled in his field and won the North West SkillBuild competition heat, which was recentl...
Video: Salford grad wins top award...
University of Salford MA Wildlife Documentary Production graduate Tom Rowland has picked up the award for Best Cinematography at t...
Prestigious appointment for Salford professor
Professor Judith Smith from the University of Salford has been appointed the President of the British Society for Parasitology, th...
Salford's Shock Radio goes for "utterly...
Two presenters at the University of Salford’s student radio station, Shock Radio, will attempt to break the world record for the l...
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