Staff Profiles


Linda Kelly is the Graduate Studies Office administrator, and responsible for running the office as well as organising the SPoRT programme, and administering the PGR Student Support Fund.

tel: 0161 295 3841


Cristina Costa is the Research Technologies Development Officer, and looks after all e-learning resources on postgraduate research programmes.

tel: 0161 295 6751


Dr Victoria Sheppard is the Research Skills Coordinator. She oversees the research training programme, the SPARC postgraduate conference and other events and resources to support postgraduate and early career researchers.

tel: 0161 295 4452

Graduate Studies and Student Life Careers Consultants




Salford has two careers consultants with specific responsibility for postgraduates and early career research staff. They are based in Student Life (University House) but work closely with the Graduate Studies team.

Fiona Christie is the senior careers consultant coordinating careers and employability services for taught and research postgraduates as well as research staff.

tel: 0161 295 5291 or 0161 295 5088


Tahira Majothi is the careers consultant for postgraduate researchers and research staff. Her responsibilities include one-to-one careers guidance sessions and running careers workshops and development sessions.

tel: 0161 295 53161

Fiona and Tahira's postgraduate careers blog can be found here.