More students at The Manchester College heading for further study or work in Greater Manchester than any other institution

For the second year running more students at The Manchester College are going into further study or work than any other institution in Greater Manchester.

Thousands of students at the institution – one of the largest further education colleges in Europe – are now ready to take the next step on their journey.

And A-Level students have recorded a pass rate of above 95% for grades A-E – the fifth year in a row they have achieved this feat. The College, which offers various levels of study on campuses right across the city, has also seen its most significant improvement yet for those achieving grades A*-B.

Lisa O’Loughlin, Principal of The Manchester College, said: “This year’s A-Level students have performed incredibly well, especially with the challenge of the new grading system for their exams.

“I’m delighted that we continue to ensure such a great number of our students pass their exams and get their journey off to a great start. We are proud to play a part in their future and to help them achieve their goals and aspirations.

help them achieve their goals and aspirations

“The staff of The Manchester College are immensely proud of the efforts of our students and we are here to support both those who did and didn’t get the grades they were hoping for.”

Meanwhile, The Manchester College students achieved a perfect 100% overall pass rate in 18 of its subject areas.

And it’s not just A-Level students at the College who are celebrating today. Students who completed vocational courses and Access to HE Diploma courses will also be heading to university.


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17th August 2017