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Patrick proves he is a cut above

The Manchester College student Patrick Raphael is a rising star in the world of hairdressing and is already being applauded by the industry.

Two years ago 50 year old Patrick decided to swap life as a coach driver for a career in ...
Patrick Raphael and Elaine Alton


Prince’s Trust students give Rio Ferdinand a grilling

Students enrolled on the Prince’s Trust Team Programme at The Manchester College got the opportunity to quiz Manchester United star Rio Ferdinand at a Prince’s Trust event at Old Trafford.

Rio Ferdinand joined young people who ...
Prince's Trust Harpurhey Team meet Rio Ferdinand


College shortlisted as training provider of the year

Accounting courses at The Manchester College have been given the seal of approval by the national organisation for accounting, with the college shortlisted for the Training Provider of the Year award.

These are the first ...


Students learn the skills for Japanese Head Spa

Experts from Habia Japan visited The Manchester College to train staff and students in Japanese Head Spa.

Japanese Head Spa, a relaxing, stress relieving treatment, to soothe, calm, relieve tension, relax and treat both hair and ...
Staff and students are taught Japanese Head Spa


Students have a taste of life in the uniformed services

Representatives from the uniformed services including the Fire Service, Police and RAF, visited The Manchester College’s Northenden Campus as part of an Employability Day for Public Services students.

The day gave the students the ...


Students are a cut above

The Manchester College’s hair and beauty students showed they are some of the best in the region at the annual competition for the beauty industry.

The students competed against hair and beauty students from 12 colleges across the ...


Celebrating Chinese New Year at The Manchester College

To celebrate Chinese New Year, ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) students at The Manchester College’s Moston Campus have undertaken a number of projects on Chinese New Year as part of their English speaking ...


Student designs logo for national qualification

A Graphic Design student at The Manchester College has designed a winning logo for a national qualification.

PEARL (Personal, Employability, Achievement and Reflection for Learning) is a practical hands on qualification which has ...
Thomas Dyke and his winning design


Triple joy as shortlist for national education awards announced

The Manchester College has been shortlisted in three of the categories for the TES (Times Education Supplement) Further Education Awards 2014.

The TES Further Education Awards celebrate the dedication and expertise of the people ...
TES FE Awards 2014


Student shows excellence in engineering

An engineering student from The Manchester College has been awarded the prestigious Student Excellence Award 2013 by the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

Rafal Abramczyk, 20, was nominated for the award by his tutor Paul ...
Rafal Abramczyk receives his IET Student Excellence Award