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Clearing Wednesdays make it easy

If you are looking to make the move into higher education, The Manchester College is introducing a simple new way of getting the information you need to secure your place.

Clearing Wednesdays are an easy, hassle-free way to get on ...
Clearing Wednesdays are a hassle-free path to higher education

 

Prince’s Trust Team brings sunshine to elderly

Residents of Each Step in Blackley can now enjoy the summer sunshine after students enrolled on the Prince’s Trust Team Programme at The Manchester College rejuvenated the care home’s garden.

The students gave the extensive garden ...
The Manchester College's Prince's Trust team

 

Football team completes remarkable turnaround

It sounds like the plot from a Hollywood movie, but a first-time football team from The Manchester College has turned a drubbing into delight to win a tournament.

Team Nineteen is The FA’s football programme for Further Education, ...
Northenshawe celebrate winning the Team Nineteen tournament

 

Martina Cole champions Six Book Challenge

Top-selling author Martina Cole, whose name is synonymous with crime dramas in print and on television, is the official ambassador of the 2014 Six Book Challenge, which tasks participants to read six books in six weeks.

The ...
Martina Cole is the ambassador for the 2014 Six Book Challenge

 

Remembering Shena Simon Campus’ part in WW1

With global attention on the 100th anniversary of Britain’s entry into World War One, it is a poignant time to reflect on the part played by The Manchester College’s Shena Simon Campus in the 1914-18 conflict.

The building which ...
Memorial at Shena Simon Campus to those who died in World War One

 

Student project answers community's prayers

Higher Openshaw residents will be in for a surprise when they next pay a visit to St. Clement’s Church thanks to a group of students from The Manchester College.

The students are currently taking part in one of the national ...
Prince's Trust team in the refurbished garden

 

Inspirational garden wins coveted medal

A team of staff and learners from HMP/YOI Styal and The Manchester College has defied the odds and the British weather to win a Silver-Gilt Medal at the prestigious RHS Flower Show Tatton Park.

The team of learners, and staff from ...
A Styalish Garden at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park

 

Outstanding results in Six Book Challenge

The Manchester College Libraries have achieved outstanding results in its third year of taking part in the Six Book challenge, achieving another Gold award for the College.

A total of 878 people took part in this year’s challenge, ...
Nigist Hagos receives her certificate from Liz Collier and Janice Banner

 

Ryan keeps his cool for WorldSkills place

Representing your country on an international level is a pinnacle for most people, and for one student at The Manchester College that dream is close to a reality.

Ryan Unwin, who is studying for Level 3 Diploma in Heatpump ...

 

Principal Jack Carney announces his retirement

The Manchester College Principal Jack Carney has announced his intention to retire during the next academic year after 35 years of service to the College and the City of Manchester.

Jack has been Principal of the College since ...
The Manchester College Principal Jack Carney