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Adult education funding cut condemned by The Manchester College

The Manchester College’s Chief Executive, John Thornhill, was interviewed by BBC Radio Manchester last week about the 24% reduction in funding for adult further education courses.

Colleges around the country have been notified of ...


Send Michael to Myrtle!

Staff and students at The Manchester College are working together to raise money to send student, Michael Weir, to a family retreat for people with Apert Syndrome.

Michael, 18, studies at our Openshaw Campus and was named a Child ...
Michael Weir


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


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


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


The Manchester College tutors get inspired after BBC visit in Media City

Staff from The Manchester College toured the BBC building in Media City to see their innovative working practices in action. Adrian Mills, BBC North General Manager, showed them around and explained how the organisation has adapted to new ways of ...
The Manchester College staff in the BBC Breakfast and North West Tonight studio


Students give a helping hand after Manchester Dogs’ Home tragedy

The fire which ripped through Manchester Dogs’ Home on September 11 killing 60 dogs prompted a nationwide display of compassion. With such a tragedy on our doorstep, The Manchester College showed its support with students from the first year ...
Construction students help rebuild Manchester Dogs’ Home


Unlock your potential to gain work

The Manchester College has a variety of free courses to help unemployed people build skills, gain confidence and qualifications to move in to a career. The Communities and Work team at The Manchester College deliver a wide range of programmes ...


The Manchester College brings Christmas spirit after Minehead Resource Centre fire tragedy

Festive spirit is alive after The Manchester College laid on a Christmas feast to cheer up regular visitors to Minehead Resource Centre in Withington, which was destroyed in a fire last week. A group of 20 staff and learners from Hospitality and ...
Hospitality learners ensured Minehead guests enjoyed themselves


Marketing Apprenticeship with media giant MEN and The Manchester College

As part of their Apprenticeship programme, The Manchester College has created a unique opportunity for a Marketing Assistant to work and progress their career at MEN Media. The position will give an apprentice the chance to work at one of the ...
Exciting opportunity to work at MEN Media