Secured a place at the University of Salford? Looking for safe, secure student housing in Salford? Want high-quality, affordable University of Salford student accommodation? Sanctuary Students can help!
Sanctuary Students offers fully inclusive student housing just minutes from the University of Salford and the town centre. Everything is within reach, nothing is too far away and there are plenty of public transport options to use to get around.
Our building on Frederick Road offers easy access to the town centre. It’s a modern building with large ensuite rooms, social spaces to help you settle in and everything you need to begin living right away.
Rent at your University of Salford student accommodation includes all bills, heating electricity, lighting and Wi-Fi. The price you see is the price you pay!
Sanctuary Students Tramways offers great value en-suite student accommodation, just a few minutes walk from the University of Salford with all your essential features covered.
How to apply
With your email address being the best and easiest way for us to get in touch with you, we will email your e-contract as well as updates and arrival information. We don’t want you to miss out on anything so don’t forget to let us know if you change your email address.
You will need to give us your guarantor’s personal details – someone who is legally obliged to pay the rent if you can’t. Your guarantor will need to:
- be over 18
- be a UK resident (with an address in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland)
- have a regular income, assets or savings (which are sufficient to meet your potential liabilities)
Remember to get their consent before giving us their details. If you do not have a suitable guarantor, you will need to make payment for your accommodation in full. Please contact the office staff if you need to do this.
Once you have accepted your offer of accommodation, you will need to pay your £1 advanced rent to secure the room and also set up a recurring card payment for your payment instalments unless you have paid in full.
*£1 is advance rent and will be deducted from your total rent amount.
Building-wide Wi-Fi broadband service is included in your rent and offers you a reliable and secure internet connection suitable for all your academic and personal needs, including browsing the internet, sending emails, downloading and streaming.
The broadband service is provided by Glide, a leading provider of managed internet services to student accommodation.
The internet package provided with your accommodation includes a super-fast symmetrical 250MBs service. A further 10mbs building wide Wi-Fi service is also included. You can connect up to seven devices at the same time.
Features of the Wi-Fi service include: Pervasive coverage for seamless roaming, support for multiple concurrent devices (mobiles, tablets, laptops, game consoles etc.), fast and reliable connection for an uninterrupted service, support for Eduroam and multiple SSIDs and, differentiated services dependent upon user profile.
Other features available include:
- Freewire TV, IPTV
- Online backup
- Web security
- Customer support
- Speed upgrades
For more details of what’s on offer visit the Glide website.
For video user guides and translated user guides, please visit the support centre.
Additional services including security, online backup and mobile services are available at an additional charge.
We want to ensure moving in day goes as smoothly and hassle free as possible without any delays. To help us with this, please remember to upload the following information to us before moving day:
- Upload your Guarantor Deed
- Upload two passport sized photos of yourself
Click here to login and upload your documents.
We’ll be waiting for you on the main desk at reception, which is at the front of the building. If you’re stuck and you’re going to arrive late, let us know and we can leave your key with a security guard.
Don’t forget to bring your driving license or passport, as a form of photographic ID, so that we can hand over your keys. If you need somebody else to collect your keys on your behalf, let us know in writing.
Out of Hours
Our office hours on move in day are 10am to 5pm, outside of these hours our security team are available. If you will be arriving out of hours please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know in advance or if you are running late on the day, call us on 07972 520 808. Keys are safely locked away overnight, without prior notice, keys will not be available outside of office hours.
Parking and luggage
Once you’ve collected your keys, you can use our small car park for 20 minutes whilst you unload your luggage. After this time, you’ll need to use one of the local car parks.
If you wish to cancel your agreement:
Up to and including 45 days before the start of your tenancy
You can cancel at any time during this period, but there will be a reasonable administration charge.
During the last 45 days before the start of your tenancy – you will only be able to cancel this agreement if a suitable replacement tenant is found to take your place. Either you can find a suitable replacement tenant yourself, or we can find one for you. However if it is left to us, we will only do this after all our other rooms have been let. In either case there will be a reasonable administration charge.
Note: If no replacement tenant is found, you will be responsible for payment of the rent in full, even if you do not move in to the property.
Within 45 days of your contract start date
We will only be able to cancel your contract with us within the last 45 days before the contract start date in an exceptional circumstance. Find out more about our Contract Release process.
Cancellation / Refunds
If you wish to cancel this agreement, you should let us know as soon as possible. Written cancellation / refund requests should be made to your on-site team. Refunds are normally processed within 14 working days.
We may withdraw an offer of accommodation or cancel a contract if you have any outstanding fees from a previous stay with us.
Student housing FAQs
About the University of Salford
The University of Salford is just 1 mile from Manchester city centre and close to Salford Shopping Centre. It’s a fantastic position surrounded by parks with easy access to the city.
The University of Salford began as The Royal Technical Institute founded in 1986 and became a university in 1967. It’s a large university with over 21,500 students, of which 17,000 or so are undergraduates and just over 4,000 are postgraduates.
The university is known for four distinct schools: the School of Arts and Media, the School of Science, Engineering and the Environment, the School of Health and Society and Salford Business School. Each has a solid reputation for delivering high-quality learning.
The United National Institute for Prosthetics and Orthotics Development is also located within the University of Salford.
The university has around 10,000 students, both undergraduate and graduate. The University of Bradford attracts a higher proportion of mature students than normal, around 30% of the student population. A further 22% of students here are international.
The university is known for engineering, computing, informatics, media, design and technology, health studies, management, law and international studies.
The University of Bradford is ranked 106th in the UK but #1 in the country for improving student’s life chances. It is also ranked in the top 50 for research, specifically technology research.
Student life in Bradford
The University of Salford is just a mile outside Manchester city centre, so has all the advantages of that proximity.
Our University of Salford student accommodation is located on Frederick Road, which is just a few minutes from the main campus. It’s also close to Salford Quays, MediaCityUK, Old Trafford and other amenities.
Local highlights include Ordsall Hall, Salford Quays, MediaCityUK, The Lowry, Salford Museum & Art Gallery, IWM North, Salford Lads’ Club, Manchester United, Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Chapel Street, St Philip’s Church, Barton Swing Aqueduct, Peel Park, Salford Cathedral and Lowry Outlet.
Some of these are within the city and easy to get to. Some will require transport to access.
Where is your University of Salford student accommodation?
Sanctuary Students’ Salford student accommodation is on Frederick Road. It’s just a 10-minute walk from Peel Park and Frederick Road campuses. MediaCityUK is a little further away, but not too far.
What type of student housing do you offer in Salford?
Our Salford student housing is a mix of standard ensuite and double ensuite rooms. Each is generously proportioned, fully furnished and offers everything you need to begin living the moment you arrive.
We’re an accredited provider of accommodation, so you can trust we’re delivering a professional service. But Sanctuary Students is not just a ‘safe bet’ – we go above and beyond to offer our student community much more than a place to sleep. Check out our Where people choose to live for further information!
What about bills and other fees?
Sanctuary Students don't believe in bills or fees. All rents are fully inclusive and we guarantee no hidden fees. The price you see is the price you pay, guaranteed.
Rent includes heating, water, electricity, Wi-Fi, insurance, security, building maintenance and everything else. Your only expenses will be food and drink and anything else you want to add to make your time with us more comfortable.
Is Salford safe for students?
Salford is relatively safe for students. The town itself is friendly and inclusive. Manchester is also welcoming and a nice place to live. There is crime here and there are places you don’t want to go alone.
However, take the same precautions you would take anywhere else and your time here should be trouble-free.
What do I need to bring to my University of Salford student accommodation?
All our University of Salford student accommodation is fully furnished and equipped, so all you need to bring is bedding, towels and anything you want to bring to make life more comfortable.
If you bring your own TV, you’ll need a TV licence. You can bring anything else you like within reason, but we recommend not bringing furniture as your room is already fully furnished.
When should I book my student housing in Salford?
We recommend booking your Salford student housing as soon as your university place is confirmed. It’s an incredibly popular university and our accommodation gets full very quickly.
How can I pay for my Salford student housing?
You can control everything about your Salford student housing using your Sanctuary Students account. You can pay using bank transfer, credit card, debit card and a number of electronic payment systems, so you’re not short of options!
Can I stay with my friends in my University of Salford student accommodation?
If we have vacancies, of course you can stay with friends! We appreciate the upheaval you’re going to be experiencing, and staying with friends can make it more bearable. If you let us know who your friends are and you all apply at the same time, we should be able to make sure you’re close to each other.
Transport in Salford
As part of Greater Manchester, Salford has lots of transport options, as you would expect from a great city of the north.
Arrive by air and you’ll use Manchester airport. You can then transit using bus or rail directly to Salford or via Manchester city centre.
Salford Central railway station handles rail links throughout the region and across the country. Both Northern Trains and TransPennine Express run services into and out of this station.
Buses are managed by Transport for Greater Manchester and offer a range of local links throughout the region, including into the city of Manchester.
The road network includes easy access to M60, M61, A6, A57, A666, A580 and local routes throughout the region.