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Principal Lisa O’Loughlin comments on Higher Education Bill

The Higher Education and Research Bill received a second reading in the House of Commons this week. The second reading was introduced by Education Secretary Justine Greening and debated by MPs.

Lisa O’Loughlin, Principal, The ...


Students win national television award

Film students at The Manchester College are celebrating after winning their first national Royal Television Society (RTS) Student Television Award.

Chaired by Philip Edgar-Jones, Director of Sky Arts, the Awards celebrate the best ...


Student exhibition is picture perfect

Students studying on the Foundation Degree in Contemporary Photographic Practices are holding an exhibition of their work in Manchester City Centre on the 2nd and 3rd June.

Titled ‘Flux’ the exhibition will showcase the second ...


First Student Conference is huge success

The Manchester College held their first Student Conference at The Manchester Conference Centre.

Sylvia Lancaster from the Sophie Lancaster Foundation and Tim Campbell MBE, the first winner of The Apprentice series were keynote ...
Tim Campbell MBE speaking at the Student Conference


Students experience life in the Army

The Manchester College Public Service students took part in a three day residential with The 4th Battalion, The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment, D Company who are based in Ardwick Green, Manchester.

60 students from the College’s ...
Students take part in Army training course


Students moved by hate crime awareness events

A poster calling for an end to hate crime, designed by a student at The Manchester College, has won a competition run by the Greater Manchester Police (GMP) community safety team. The poster was used to promote the anti- hate crime ...


Elbow drummer gives masterclass at The Manchester College

Elbow drummer, Rick Jupp, held a drumming masterclass and Q&A session with music students at The Manchester College.

Excited students queued outside the College’s Openshaw studios to meet and work with the famous Bury musician. ...
Rick Jupp at The Manchester College music studios


Students perform for music industry professionals at College event

Music degree students at The Manchester College performed live for industry professionals and got insider careers advice at a special employer engagement event set up by the College’s music department. Tutors at the College were also ...


Comedy and entertainment win for The Manchester College at Royal Television Society Awards

The Manchester College has won the Comedy and Entertainment category at the Royal Television Society (RTS) North West Centre’s annual Student Television Awards.

The awards, at the Lowry Theatre, MediaCityUK, were hosted by TV ...
Olly Philpott-Smith, Lauren Brown and Faisal Muhammad


A new era of higher education

The Manchester College Principal, Lisa O'Loughlin, speaks about changes to higher education amid new government proposals into higher education that are set to define the sector for the next generation and beyond.

We are ...
Lisa O'Loughlin, Principal, The Manchester College