About The Manchester College

The needs of the learner are the focus of The Manchester College. We provide excellence in learning and training for the residents of Manchester and beyond. We offer an unprecedented range of courses, with clear choices and guidance for all our students.

The Manchester College is based at many sites across Manchester. We have campuses in the north, south and centre of the city. Each site has its own specialist, cutting edge facilities and a friendly, supportive atmosphere.

The College is ideally placed to offer a huge range of opportunities to learners of all ages.

The College holds Investors in People (IiP) Silver accreditation. Investors in People is a framework for business improvement through people.

Read more about our accreditation and awards.

News

Mr Bloom visits Geodome at Wythenshawe Campus

Mr Bloom from CBeebies was at the ‘Geodome’ last week to meet the Wythenshawe Community Housing Group’s Real Food Team and pupils from Haveley Hey Primary School.

The children's television presenter played by Ben Faulks is a ...
Mr Bloom visits the Geodome in Wythenshawe

 

Careers advisors are well-prepared after college information day

The Manchester College held an information day for careers advisors and heads of careers in Greater Manchester. Over forty attendees from schools and organisations across the region enjoyed seeing the College ‘in the flesh’ and ...

Performing arts demonstration

 

Film and TV students scoop top industry awards

Students from The Manchester College won two of the five categories at the annual Royal Television Society (RTS) North West Student Awards on Wednesday 11 February.

The awards, which recognise the best in student talent from ...
The winners of the 'Drama' category for 'Delicacy'. Credit: Claire Harrison.

 

Conference inspires teachers to make a difference

Top speakers from the worlds of the arts, media and polar exploration inspired 1,000 staff from The Manchester College yesterday (12 February) with their stories of how teachers helped them on the path to success.

The renowned ...
Lemn Sissay

 

The Manchester College gives young mum a fresh start

The winner of The Manchester College’s competition to study a degree-level course for free for a year starts her course today.

Jade Stedford-Whyment, 24, of Rusholme, won the Fresh Start campaign prize to give someone a chance to ...
Jade Stedford-Whyment

 

Three awards for one student? Hooman does the maths

A level student, Hooman Hamzavizarghani, has won three awards for The Manchester College in the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust (UKMT) Senior Maths Challenge.

Hooman, an international student from Iran who studies at our Shena ...
Hooman Hamzavizarghani

 

‘Springboard’ for young chefs

Four talented hopefuls, aged 12-16, have taken up the challenge to showcase their cooking skills. The Manchester College hosted the local final of The Springboard Charity’s FutureChef 2015 competition at our state-of-the-art training ...

Caitlin's winning dessert

 

MP opens The Manchester College’s leading film and TV studio

Local MP John Leech was at The Manchester College to open its revamped studio for students who want to break into the film and TV industry.

Mr Leech visited the College’s Fielden Campus in West Didsbury to see how £160,000 has ...
Mr Leech and our staff and students call 'action!' on the new studio

 

DNA investigations by science students isn’t all CSI

Science students visited the Manchester Museum to learn all about forensic DNA analysis, and realised the process is more complicated than depicted by American crime dramas. Students from the BTEC National Applied Science course at The ...
The Manchester College students discover their DNA at Manchester Museum

 

Housing apprentice Kyra is a national award winner

Kyra Laird has made a prominent mark in the social housing sector by scooping the Best Young Achiever award at the Women in Housing Awards in Manchester. The 21-year-old is half way through her year’s Apprenticeship with The Manchester College ...
Kyra Laird won Best Young Achiever award Women in Housing Awards