• Greater Manchester UTC is seventh to announce closure

    The Greater Manchester University Technical College (UTC) will close at the end of this academic year, becoming the seventh of the institutions to shut its doors as a result of recruitment problems. Leaders at the UTC told students this afternoon that the college had been unable to recruit enough pupils in Oldham “and further afield”

    17.56 Feb. 7th, 2017 | News

  • Depth of resistance to area review laid bare

    Deep divisions have been exposed between the colleges and the combined local authority involved with the Greater Manchester area review, according to leaked documents. The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has spoken of its dissatisfaction with the proposals made by the 10 general FE and 11 sixth form colleges at the review’s fifth steering group

    18.00 Jun. 10th, 2016 | News