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Students win Battle of the Bands competition

Students from The Manchester College were crowned winners of Band on the Mall - Manchester Arndale and Band on the Wall’s student music contest - at a live gig on Tuesday night (21 April).

Four-piece band Blank Cheque beat off ...
Blank Cheque


Katie’s ‘Heart Skips a Beat’ as she wins Olly Murs tickets in College competition

Katie Newcombe, 18, was in the ‘Right Place Right Time’ when she entered The Manchester College’s Facebook competition to win two tickets for Olly Murs’ Manchester show this Friday.

Katie correctly completed a line from one of ...
Katie Newcombe


Adult education funding cut condemned by The Manchester College

The Manchester College’s Chief Executive, John Thornhill, was interviewed by BBC Radio Manchester last week about the 24% reduction in funding for adult further education courses.

Colleges around the country have been notified of ...


Be part of Manchester Life

The Manchester Life project aims to deliver thousands of new homes for the people of Manchester. Being part of this scheme will give you a fantastic opportunity to benefit from a long term job, valuable training and a Higher ...


Dream job competition launched by Greater Manchester colleges

The Greater Manchester Colleges Group (GMCG) has launched a competition to help 10 lucky young people achieve their dream job.

The GMCG will support one person from each Greater Manchester borough to achieve become an apprentice ...


Send Michael to Myrtle!

Staff and students at The Manchester College are working together to raise money to send student, Michael Weir, to a family retreat for people with Apert Syndrome.

Michael, 18, studies at our Openshaw Campus and was named a Child ...
Michael Weir


Students to transform empty properties into new homes for armed forces veterans

Construction students from The Manchester College will help to convert 25 empty houses in east Manchester into homes for armed forces veterans.

Manchester City Council, the BBC’s DIY SOS Big Build project, Walking With The ...
Construction students


Georgia May Foote hosts event to launch ‘Digital DNA’ Apprenticeship campaign

Coronation Street actor Georgia May Foote hosted an awards ceremony today (13 March) with The Manchester College as part of its ‘You Tell Us’ schools competition.

The awards event at The Lowry, Salford Quays, was the culmination ...
You Tell Us Q&A panel


Apprentice chef gains top restaurant job after fighting pneumonia

An apprentice from The Manchester College overcame a period of serious illness to land his dream job at one of Manchester’s top restaurants.

Apprentice chef Joseph Fredericks, 18, from Stockport, started his first shift today ...
Apprentice chef Joseph Fredericks


Apprentice jets to Las Vegas for trip of a lifetime

An apprentice from The Manchester College is enjoying an American trip of a lifetime after landing her dream job in events management.

Amy Quayle, 21, flew from Manchester to Las Vegas on Friday (6 March) to attend an ...
Amy Quayle at Manchester Airport