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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


Film and TV students scoop top industry awards

Students from The Manchester College won two of the five categories at the annual Royal Television Society (RTS) North West Student Awards on Wednesday 11 February.

The awards, which recognise the best in student talent from ...
The winners of the 'Drama' category for 'Delicacy'. Credit: Claire Harrison.


The Manchester College gives young mum a fresh start

The winner of The Manchester College’s competition to study a degree-level course for free for a year starts her course today.

Jade Stedford-Whyment, 24, of Rusholme, won the Fresh Start campaign prize to give someone a chance to ...
Jade Stedford-Whyment


MP opens The Manchester College’s leading film and TV studio

Local MP John Leech was at The Manchester College to open its revamped studio for students who want to break into the film and TV industry.

Mr Leech visited the College’s Fielden Campus in West Didsbury to see how £160,000 has ...
Mr Leech and our staff and students call 'action!' on the new studio


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


London calling for degree students

A group of students from The Manchester College enjoyed an inspirational trip to the Houses of Parliament and met local MPs as well Diane Abbot MP. Learners from the Foundation Degree in Public Service and Social Justice, BA Creative Media & ...
Students from The Manchester College toured the Houses of Parliament


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


Abu-Bakr is on track to gain dream degree

Abu-Bakr Ishtiaq has overcome barriers to fulfil his life-long dream, which he says is thanks to the support from The Manchester College. The 24-year-old is visually impaired and registered blind, but that hasn’t stopped him from achieving his ...
Abu-Bakr Ishtiaq conquers barriers to study computing degree


Celebrity hairdresser Michael Douglas awards Wella Centre of Excellence status to The Manchester College

Celebrity hairdresser Michael Douglas visited The Manchester College to officially award the Wella Centre of Excellence status to the Hairdressing and Beauty department and presented the prestigious Wella Shield. There are only 30 colleges ...
Liz Peters presented with the Wella Shield by celeb hairstylist Michael Douglas