Eight reasons to further your studies at the University Centre at Salford City College
7th June 2021
If you’re still looking to study at university this year, it’s not too late to apply. The modern University Centre, situated in the UK’s media capital, is the perfect destination to further your studies.
Whether it’s accounting, animal and equine, midwifery, media make up, science, sport or travel and tourism – there are an array of courses offering qualifications at various levels so you can progress onto your chosen career.
The University Centre has exceptional links with industry which help provide incredible opportunities to students including on-site visits, guest speakers, work experience placements and professional masterclasses.
If you need any more convincing, here are eight reasons why you should enrol at the University Centre at Salford City College this year.
High quality education
The University Centre at Salford City College has the highest quality rating for Higher Education in the UK.
The institution prides itself on providing quality higher education courses including HNC/Ds, foundations degrees, PGCEs, access and pre-access courses and degrees.
With guidance from exceptional teaching staff who are recruited for their expertise, professional experience and industry connections – students consistently achieve high grades and learn essential, real-life skills needed to accomplish their career goals.
Smaller class sizes
At the University Centre at Salford City College, class sizes are significantly smaller than at a mainstream university.
All learning is done in a friendly classroom environment, so you can really get to know all of your peers and lecturers and get all the extra help you need with your studies.
Study in spirited Salford
By studying at the University Centre, you will not only be studying at an incredible educational institution but also in the dynamic, vibrant and spirited city of Salford.
Extremely popular with students, Salford is a great destination for socialising, eating out and experiencing the North’s rich and diverse culture.
The University Centre is located in the heart of MediaCityUK, the UK’s international hub for creativity, technology, and innovation.
You’ll be learning vital skills amongst the likes of the renowned BBC, Kellogg’s, ITV and many more companies in close proximity to MediaCityUK.
Depending on what you choose to study, you may either be based in Eccles Sixth Form College, MediaCityUK, Pendleton Sixth Form College or Worsley College.
Eccles Sixth Form College provides a state-of-the-art gym and fantastic sports equipment for sports students as well as an impressive animal centre for those who choose to study animal and equine.
The brand-new University Centre at MediaCityUK is the central hub and boasts high-tech facilities for computing, creative media, performing arts and journalism students.
Pendleton Sixth Form College is home to a contemporary art and design studio for those studying the arts, and two outstanding theatres for those wanting to enter the wonderful world of performing arts.
Finally, Worsley College is home to state-of-the-art hospitality and culinary arts facilities with its very own onsite training restaurant, The Glass House at Worsley.
Opportunities for paid part-time work
The University Centre at Salford City College has a well-paid HE Student Ambassador Programme, allowing students to work part-time around their studies.
Earning whilst you learn is a great way to ensure that you can experience all the great city has to offer during your time at university.
Same benefits as university
Whether it is being able to use student discounts, having access to societies, student accommodation or the students union, you’ll have it all at the University Centre at Salford City College.
You can still reap all the benefits of being a university student – and you’ll even graduate with a cap and gown at the end of your studies.
Lower costs for courses
Put simply, studying with the University Centre is more affordable than studying at a mainstream university – and you’ll still get funding via your student loan.
Excellent transport links
Getting to the University Centre couldn’t be more simple.
If you are moving to Salford to study, transport links are excellent and there’s no limits to getting to and from the city.
The neighbouring city of Manchester is home to two large train stations, an international airport, regular buses, trams and trains that also run throughout Salford.
Plus, just outside the University Centre there is a tram direct from Salford into Manchester City Centre.
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To apply or make an enquiry regarding a course, please call 0161 631 5075 or email HE.firstname.lastname@example.org.