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Student found murdered in University of Salford halls

Murder investigation opened after body of student was found in university halls at the University of Salford

The halls of residence where Human Biology and Infectious Diseases student Samantha MacDonald took her life: Eddie Coleman Court and John Lester Court, Salford, Greater Manchester. Photo: salford_ian @Flickr

Inquest records suicide at University of Salford over grades

A student at the University of Salford hid her depression and jumped to her death in her halls of residence after obtaining a 2:2 in her second year

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Inside the quietest place in Britain

As part of the 2015 Manchester Science Festival, Andy van den Bent-Kelly headed over to the University of Salford’s acoustics labs, best known for housing one of the quietest rooms on the planet—the anechoic chamber

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Research grants for Salford students

Five Salford students will be funded by Salford-based cancer charity Kidscan to develop treatment techniques

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Research grants awarded to Salford students

Five undergraduates at the University of Salford have been awarded £10000 to research childhood cancer treatments

Creators of the 'solar tree' idea. From the left - Ryo Inoue, Olusola Omosola, Emmanuel Olatokun. Photo - Olusola Omosola

Manchester students’ success in Shell competition with ‘solar tree’ idea

The project will offer ‘communities in the developing world that aren’t connected to the national grid…use of their biggest source of energy’

Greater Manchester Police have described Jack's victims as "vulnerable and lonely". Photo - Greater Manchester Police

Salford graduate jailed for money laundering

Ex-business student Emmanuel Stephen Jack, conned eight women out of £186,000

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Students’ Union label Armed Forces societies “unwelcoming”

-Exec team boot University Royal Navy Unit from outside Students’ Union
– University Armed Forces – ‘no different from a society’, yet feel “ostracized”
– “A military presence is not appropriate”, says Campaigns Officer

Student pair's drug dealing and use sees them locked up

Salford students convicted of drug dealing

Class A, B, and C drugs found in Salford dorm room

Syria independence flag flies over a large pathering of protesters in Idlib. Photo: FreedomHouse

‘This pressure is making it impossible to study’

The civil war has left Syrians studying in the UK fearing for friends and family and struggling financially. Joe Sandler Clarke talks to Husam Helmi – a Syrian PhD student at Brunel University – about how the crisis is affecting him

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University of Salford launches ‘comedy degree’

20 students enrol on £8,500 a year ‘Comedy Practices’ course