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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


Three awards for one student? Hooman does the maths

A level student, Hooman Hamzavizarghani, has won three awards for The Manchester College in the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust (UKMT) Senior Maths Challenge.

Hooman, an international student from Iran who studies at our Shena ...
Hooman Hamzavizarghani


Skills on show in the heart of the city

The Manchester College Skills Show had the ambitious task of showcasing the breadth of courses and opportunities available at the College, but it was so much more.

Held over two days in the heart of the city at Manchester Central, ...
Brooke Vincent admires her work at The Manchester Skills Show


The Manchester College appoints Lisa O’Loughlin as its new Principal

The Manchester College today announced that Lisa O’Loughlin has been appointed as its new Principal. Lisa will take up her new role on 1 November from Jack Carney, who is retiring later this year.

Lisa joined The Manchester ...
Lisa O’Loughlin is the new Principal of The Manchester College


Snowdrops mark soldiers’ sacrifice

Staff and learners at Shena Simon Campus have marked the sacrifice of soldiers in World War One with an enduring tribute, planting snowdrop bulbs in Sackville Gardens.

The Sackville Gardens planting, part of the National Trust’s ...
Staff and learners from Shena Simon Campus took part in Snowdrop City Week


Downing Street celebrates Six Book Challenge success

The success of The Manchester College’s Six Book Challenge has reached Downing Street with College Principal Jack Carney and the College’s Six Book Challenge Co-ordinator Janice Banner invited to Number 11 to celebrate the College’s ...

Jack Carney, left, celebrates the Six Book Challenge success


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


Ofsted praise ‘quality teaching’ and ‘vibrant lessons’ at The Manchester College

Staff and students at The Manchester College will end this academic year on a high after Ofsted ranked the College as ‘Good’ in the new report published today. The College’s English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) department ...


#TalkEnglish scheme supports local people

The Manchester College are part of a winning bid to help teach English to local people who don’t have it as their first language.

Manchester Adult Education Service #TalkEnglish project is focused on increasing the reach and scope ...
Talk English


MOBO winner performs exclusive gig at Harpurhey campus

Hip-hop artist Akala visited The Manchester College’s North Manchester Sixth Form campus where he entertained the students with an exclusive acapella session.

Akala spoke to the students about growing up in a musical family – his ...
Akala performs at The Manchester College