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.


The Manchester College opens Centre of Excellence for Medical Sciences

The Manchester College has opened its first Centre of Excellence in the heart of Manchester’s Knowledge Quarter on Oxford Road. The Manchester College Centre of Excellence for Medical Sciences is the first facility of its kind located on ...


The Manchester College acquires award-winning training provider Total People

The Manchester College Group has acquired Total People, an Apprenticeship training provider based in Cheshire.

The Manchester College Group has made the acquisition as part of its strategy to invest and grow in work-based ...


The Manchester College celebrates rise in GCSE results

The Manchester College is celebrating a significant rise in its students’ GCSE pass rate at grades A*-C today, which are up 9.2 percentage points on last year to 51.9%.

Many students come to the College to resit vital maths and ...
Aubrey Kalepa


The Manchester College students celebrate A level success

The Manchester College is celebrating A level success with its students today. The College’s pass rate is up 1% compared with last year to 95.9%, with 100% of students passing in 21 subjects of the 29 on offer. A record number are heading to ...
A Level students Rachel and Leanne celebrate achieving grades for university.


A level students make maths at University of Manchester

A group of A level students at The Manchester College have attended a maths summer school at the University of Manchester.

The ‘Making Maths @ Manchester’ summer school is a two-day residential course for strong maths A level ...
The 'Fantastic Four' quiz winners


Malika’s American Adventure

Class of 2013 Photography student Malika McMillan, is currently working in New York City as a fashion intern for US based fashion and lifestyle magazine ‘Nylon’. “I got this internship by finding contacts online through searches and emailing, ...


Exam board exhibits student’s art work in Chelsea College of Art

A national exam board chose the work of an art and design adult student from The Manchester College for an exhibition of this year’s best course work.

Helen Chow’s sculptured necklace ‘Trap’ was featured in the University of the ...
Helen Chow's 'Trap'


Manchester College Sprint Challenges

Over a 2 week period from 24th June to 3rd July, Manchester College Sports makers in conjunction with Run England delivered a sprint challenge for students across 5 of the 7 main FE sites, Moston, Harpurhey, Openshaw, Nichols and Northenden. Over ...
Male finalists and Female finalists


College band are on industry’s RADAR

The Manchester College band, The Kaptivators, wowed music industry professionals at an event exclusively sponsored by the College. The RADAR event at Band on the Wall has previously only been held in London. The event promotes emerging ...

The Kaptivators perform at Band on the Wall


Six Book Challenge Gold Award for The Manchester College

The Manchester College’s library team has achieved a third consecutive Gold Award from the Reading Agency for the number of students completing the Six Book Challenge.

The Six Book Challenge encourages a love of reading by ...
L-R: Desmond Norton, Lindsay Wallace, Hayley Jones & Janice Banner