Asante sana Tanzania!

Natalie Nash one of our year 3 students tell us about her elective placement experience in Tanzania.     Excitement, apprehension and fear are just a few of the emotions I felt as I boarded my flight to Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania to complete a 3-week radiography placement I had arranged through Work the World. …

Salford students undertake innovative research

Shaun Dorey one of our first year BSc (Hons) radiography students tell us about research looking at the use of smart glasses with fellow student Lucinda Gray.   When did you become interested in research? I first discovered I had a great passion for research during the final year of my first degree whilst working…

OPTIMAX 2017: 5th International Research Summer School is yet another Success!

This year OPTIMAX was hosted by Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway, during July and August 2017. This was the 5th rendition of OPTIMAX and to date 189 students and 65 tutors from 12 countries have participated in it. The purpose of OPTIMAX is to give radiography students a chance to participate in multinational team-based…

Making a difference: Why I volunteer

Michael Allen one of our 1st Year Diagnostic Radiography students, tells us about his experiences of being a volunteer for the Nationwide Association of Blood Bikes who courier medical supplies around the country. So how did this all come about? If you had asked me to become a volunteer 5 years ago, I probably would…

X-Ray Specs

Art meets science when radiography and visual arts students collaborate

Preparing our bright new students for a career in radiography

Welcome to the 2016 cohort! Thanks to our wonderful admissions team (Rob Higgins and Emma Dodd) the BSc (hons) Diagnostic Programme at Salford can’t be accused of failing to attract students. Maybe it’s our fantastic facilities or our World Class Research or maybe word has got out that our NSS scores have just gone through…

Our Tweeting student is now a fully-fledged radiographer

Earlier in the year I reported on how third year student, Hannah Kearsley, had embraced the world of Twitter and Social Media to network with other professionals. Now, having qualified, she’s back  again sharing her reflections on how it feels to be a fully-fledged radiographer. My transition from student to newly qualified radiographer After being…