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

Bring your bike back to life at The Manchester College

The Manchester College is offering a free bicycle repair service as part of the national ‘Big Bike Revival’ campaign to get unused bikes back on the road.

The Big Bike Revival is run by the national cycling charity, CTC, and ...
The Big Bike Revival

 

Manchester meets Broadway at student master-class

One of Broadway’s top composers, Scott Alan, visited The Manchester College last week to treat performing arts students to a unique master-class.

Scott Alan is an accomplished songwriter who has released five albums and a ...
Scott Alan at The Manchester College

 

Exhibition shows students’ etchings of Manchester Town Hall

An exhibition of etchings by art and design students from The Manchester College’s Moston Campus is being shown at the Central Library until 11 June.

The etchings depict Manchester Town Hall and were produced using the ‘intaglio’ ...
Manchester Town Hall etchings exhibition

 

The Manchester College staff finish the 10K…and Michael’s going to Myrtle!

Staff at The Manchester College ran the Morrisons Great Manchester Run last week to help a student with a rare syndrome go to a family retreat in the USA. Staff and students have been raising money throughout the year to help Michael ...

Some of The Manchester College 10K team

 

Growth Through People: Matching Skills Supply and Demand in Greater Manchester

Growth Through People is a ground-breaking report by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES), supported by the CBI and TUC. The report will set the course for matching skills supply and demand in the UK for the foreseeable ...

Growth Through People: Matching Skills Supply and Demand in Greater Manchester

 

The Manchester College and Manchester Metropolitan University join forces in ground-breaking partnership

One of the largest and most significant higher and further education partnerships in the country has been formed by The Manchester College and Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) which will make a major impact on the regional and ...

L-R: John Thornhill and John Brooks

 

Students’ mental health awareness project scoops national film award

A group of 16-18 year old media production students at The Manchester College have won the British Universities Film and Video Council’s (BUFVC) Student Production Further Education Award. The students won the award for a series of ...

'You are not alone' - a still from one of the videos

 

College staff are running the 10K for Michael

Staff at The Manchester College are entering the Morrisons Great Manchester Run this Sunday, to help a student with a rare syndrome go to a family retreat in the USA.

Michael Weir, 18, from Ardwick, has the congenital disorder ...
Some of The Manchester College 10K team

 

“GM Futures” sign Memorandum of Understanding

A formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has this week been signed between Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisation, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Greater Manchester Colleges Group, Greater Manchester Learning ...

“GM Futures” partners sign Memorandum of Understanding

 

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