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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


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


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