10 Reasons to Study with The University Centre at Salford City College
All of our dedicated teaching staff are highly trained professionals, with industry links, as well as impressive and inspiring professional backgrounds.
Depending on what they chose to study, students may be based in Eccles, utilising the state-of-the-art gym and sports equipment, or our impressive animal centre. Our brand-new University Centre at MediaCityUK is our central hub and boasts high-tech facilities.
At the University Centre at Salford City College, all learning is done in a friendly classroom environment, meaning students can get to know their lecturers and get all the extra help they need with their studies.
There are many benefits of having smaller class sizes, one of those being the fact that our students consistently achieve high grades.
Whether it’s being able to use student discounts, having access to societies, student accommodation and the students union, students will have it all at the University Centre at Salford City College.
Studying with us is more affordable. Students applying for Higher Education courses can get help with tuition fee costs or pay in monthly installments. These include:
Student finance England – Full time students can apply for a tuition loan of up to £9,250 per year and for a maintenance loan of up to £8,700 per year depending on household income. You will not start re-paying until the April after graduation and when you start earning £25,000 per year. For more information, advice and guidance, students can visit www.gov.uk/student-finance For further information, advice and guidance, please call 0161 631 5667.
Maintenance Loan – University living costs include accommodation, utilities, travel, food, stationery and any course materials. To help you with these costs, you may be entitled to apply for a maintenance loan. This is a means tested loan and will take a number of factors into consideration including: . Household income: this is the total gross income of the students’ parent(s), caregivers, or spouse living in the household in which the student lives. Students with a dependent child/ren or spouse may also be entitled to extra funding to support them such as a Childcare Grant, Parents Learning Allowance, or an Adult Dependant’s Grant. Other factors may be taken into account. For further information on eligibility, please visit Student Finance England website. You apply for your maintenance loan at the same time as your tuition fee loan and it is paid directly into your bank account in three instalments. The first instalments will be paid once you attendance at the University Centre has been confirmed.
The University Centre at Salford City College has a highly paid HE Student Ambassador Programme. Supporting with college events as well as promoting her course to potential students and parents, students can do this alongside studying their chosen course.
Salford is a dynamic, vibrant, and spirited city. By studying at the University Centre at Salford City College, you will not only be studying at the incredible educational institution, but also in an incredible city. The University Centre is located in the heart of MediaCityUK, the UK’s international hub for creativity, technology, and innovation.
Our College Bus Service is a safe, reliable and quick way for students to travel to College. This service will drop students off very near to the College and collect them from the same point each day.
Using the College Bus Service provides students with a safe and direct journey to College. All the services are modern and comfortable coaches and will run daily during term time. To find out which service will suit your needs, take a look at our College Bus Information.
Across all of our programmes, we work closely with all students and offer excellent contact hours and smaller class sizes. This enables tutors to help students achieve their full potential. We offer a range of levels, supporting the needs of every individual on their educational journey, with former students successfully completing their course and progressing to prestigious universities or directly into employment.