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Oxbridge offers for Pendleton students Oxbridge offers for Pendleton students
Two students from Salford City College’s Pendleton Sixth Form Centre are celebrating after being offered places at two of the best universities in the world; Oxford and Cambridge.Joe Dewhurst, from Atherton, is currently studying A-Levels in Maths, Further Maths and Physics. The 17-year-old, who previously attended Bedford High School, is delighted to have been offered a place to study Mathematics at Oxford University’s Exeter College. Taryn Challender, who is 18 and from Salford, h...
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The University of Salford has held a cross-border workshop on how social enterprises can help tackle health inequalities.
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A smartphone app developed by a Salford University academic has won a £10,000 prize from Research Councils UK.
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Salford's hardest to reach pupils will be targeted in a new two-year outreach project to encourage more young people to go into hi...
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For the first time ever, photography students from Salford City College’s Eccles Sixth Form Centre will present their images exter...
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Salford City Council has allocated over £280,000 to bring in new staff at New Park special needs high school in Eccles.
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Salford students have launched a video to highlight a growing concern over the sexual exploitation of children.
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Hundreds of students at Salford City College’s Pendleton Sixth Form Centre were given an introduction to computer science last wee...
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A pioneering student who was murdered in Sri Lanka in 2011 has been honoured with a suite named after him at Salford University.
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Students from Salford City College’s FutureSkills and Walkden Sixth Form Centre were lucky enough to be offered work experience at...
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Professor Martin Hall will step down as Vice-Chancellor in June 2015, Salford University has announced.
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Harriet Harman MP has called for ‘creative devolution’ to follow political and economic devolution in a keynote speech at the Nati...
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University of Salford students will have the chance to put Jeremy Kyle on the spot this week as part of a unique programme of even...
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Young entrepreneurs at All Hallows RC High School in Salford have won a Dragon's Den-style competition for their innovative busine...
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Budding entrepreneur Kane Whitehouse, aged 14, has his sights set on a bright future, care of his Yankee Candle business.
 Speaking and Listening Action Day at Salford City Academy Speaking and Listening Action Day...
Salford City Academy students were asked to listen and learn when they took part in a Speaking and Listening Action Day (SALAD).
Future of TV Licence fee up for debate at Salford International Media FestivalFuture of TV Licence fee up...
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Education bosses at Salford City Council say they are pleased by praise from Ofsted after decent results from a recent inspection....
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By Teresa McMahon A primary school in Eccles is celebrating success after receiving a glowing Ofsted report and being awarded a...
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TV Licensing advisors will be at Salford University throughout the day on Monday 15th and 22nd September in the foyer area at the ...
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Salford teenagers have been urged not to be disheartened after national changes to GCSEs affected pass rates in the city.
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Students and staff at Salford City Academy are celebrating receiving the school’s GCSE results today.
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