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“My professors would listen to my songs and they would encourage me to pursue music” – Salford Alumni James Holt talks his success since graduating

Singer/songwriter and Salford Alumni James Holt, believes his time at Salford University helped him to launch his career. James, who […]

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“It was definitely one of the most important years of my life” – Salford graduate Adam Simcox on how studying in the city helped him release his debut novel

Salford University graduate Adam Simcox says his time studying in the city helped launch his passion for writing and film […]

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“I’d not hugged my family for months, and there I was being all raucous on set” – Salford alumni Joanna Higson talks filming Brassic 3 in the midst of a pandemic

Salford University alumni Joanna Higson says she “felt so lucky to be back at work” with the return of hit […]

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“It’s not glamourised, it’s not pretty, it’s just real of how people lived back then” – The Greater Manchester Fringe play exploring the AIDS epidemic through friendship

Delving into the lives of two queer friends, Sour Milk highlights how a turbulent world can affect those who are […]

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“Manchester is great, but people forget; Salford is where it started” – The Welly House Band breaking the music scene in ‘the other city’

The Welly House Band is a seven-piece group from Greater Manchester who found inspiration in Salford’s musical ancestry. Although none […]

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“The Living Lab epitomises the kind of vision and innovation that Greater Manchester does best” – Andy Burnham supports Salford University’s newest lab

The University’s latest innovation is set to provide options on how to tackle the climate emergency. Yesterday saw the official […]