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

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

 

‘Experience Summer’ with fantastic giveaways and work experience opportunities from The Manchester College

We’ve launched our ‘Experience Summer’ school leaver campaign to springboard your career and enjoy fantastic competition prizes with The Manchester College.

We’ll be giving school leavers the opportunity to really experience the ...
Experience Summer

 

Greater Manchester colleges host teaching and learning conference

Ten Further Education colleges (Bolton, Bury, Hopwood Hall, Manchester, Oldham, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan & Leigh) in the Greater Manchester City region have joined forces to host a GMCG Teaching and Learning ...

Greater Manchester Colleges Group

 

Learners shine at Student Excellence Awards

The Manchester College's students were rewarded for their hard work last night when the Student Excellence Awards were held at the Renaissance Hotel in the city centre.

It was a special occasion for the College because it was the ...
Lisa O'Loughlin, James Butchart and David Hindley

 

Students dedicate World War One memorial to Central High School boys

The Manchester College will unveil a World War I memorial on Friday, 26 June which was created by art and design students from its Shena Simon Campus.

The Shena Simon Campus on Whitworth Street is the site of the former Central ...
Ceramic artwork for the new memorial to the Central High School boys

 

Student Excellence Awards host waxes lyrical ahead of inaugural event

Ahead of our first ever Student Excellence Awards on Thursday the 18th of June we sat down with host David Hindley to find out a little bit more about him and his expectations for the event. Read our Q&A with the man himself ...

David Hindley (JSD) is hosting the first ever Student Excellence Awards