Student Life

Whatever stage of the journey you’re at, you’ll never be alone at UCEN Manchester. From the moment you start looking at courses with us, to after you’ve earned your qualifications and for as long as you need, we’re here to help.

Regardless of the challenges and barriers you might be facing, you’ll have support along every step of the way from our careers and welfare team. Every single one of our students matters to us, and our team will work tirelessly to provide additional support, guidance and advice wherever it’s needed, to make sure that no-one gets left behind.

For more information on our full offer of support please see the Future U: Student Support Services brochure below. 

To apply for financial support please see our Higher Education Policies page for guidance, terms and conditions and to download an application form.

Contact Information

Openshaw Campus
Ashton Old Road Openshaw
M12 6BA

Find us

It’s our job to make sure you leave UCEN Manchester on the path to a successful career, one that you’re passionate about. We’re here for you if you need help exploring your career or progression options, if you’re unsure about your next steps or long-term goals, or if you just want to talk to someone about your future. 

All our advisors are highly qualified, Matrix-accredited professionals, which means they can help you find your perfect career and plan your route to get there. They’ll be able to offer you Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) whenever you need it.

You don’t have to wait until you’re studying with us to speak to the Careers, Employability and Welfare team, they’re available on 03333 222 444.

Got a question?

Our teams are here to help, whatever your query.