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Growth of The Manchester College existing Adult OLASS contracts

As a result of recent changes in regional contract boundaries in England to reflect the Transforming Rehabilitation policy, our Justice Sector division will be gaining three new prisons from 1 December 2014. Kent & Sussex procurement unit will ...


The Manchester College to support Transforming Rehabilitation

The Manchester College has been working as a strategic partner with MTC and Amey on their bids for the Transforming Rehabilitation contract across England and Wales. Where successful, the College will be part of their supply chain, delivering ...


Dyslexia play is on the way

A play about dyslexia and learning difficulties, which has won rave reviews, is coming to The Manchester College next month.

‘I Could Be Anyone’, based on the book by Matthew Scurfield, heads to Sackville Theatre at the Shena ...
‘I Could Be Anyone’, based on the book by Matthew Scurfield


Media students shortlisted for prestigious award

Media students at The Manchester College's Shena Simon Campus have been shortlisted for a prestigious award for their viral video campaign for the Mind charity.

The Level 3 Media Production students created a series of viral ...
Media Production students from The Manchester College


Inspirational hip hop artist is star speaker

MOBO award-winning hip hop artist, writer, poet and educator Akala has given an inspirational talk to students at North Manchester Sixth Form in Harpurhey.

Akala, who fuses rap, rock and electro-punk influences with fierce lyrical ...
Akala speaks at North Manchester Sixth Form in Harpurhey


Emmerdale star visits garden festival

Soap actor Mark Charnock took time out of his busy schedule to visit The Manchester College’s Forum Learning Campus in Wythenshawe.

The Emmerdale actor, who plays popular character Marlon Dingle in the ITV soap, was a guest at ...
Emmerdale actor Mark Charnock gets a hand massage


The Manchester College sponsors prestigious retail award

The Manchester College strives for excellence and innovation in training, so it was a perfect fit for the College to sponsor a category at this year’s Retail Industry Awards.

Known as the “Oscars” of the grocery industry, the ...
Trudy Burrows presents a trophy at the Retail Industry Awards


Skills on show in the heart of the city

The Manchester College Skills Show had the ambitious task of showcasing the breadth of courses and opportunities available at the College, but it was so much more.

Held over two days in the heart of the city at Manchester Central, ...
Brooke Vincent admires her work at The Manchester Skills Show


The Manchester College appoints Lisa O’Loughlin as its new Principal

The Manchester College today announced that Lisa O’Loughlin has been appointed as its new Principal. Lisa will take up her new role on 1 November from Jack Carney, who is retiring later this year.

Lisa joined The Manchester ...
Lisa O’Loughlin is the new Principal of The Manchester College


Snowdrops mark soldiers’ sacrifice

Staff and learners at Shena Simon Campus have marked the sacrifice of soldiers in World War One with an enduring tribute, planting snowdrop bulbs in Sackville Gardens.

The Sackville Gardens planting, part of the National Trust’s ...
Staff and learners from Shena Simon Campus took part in Snowdrop City Week