Our Openshaw campus is a welcoming environment, providing courses for school leavers, adults, higher level students and professionals. Many of the facilities are open to the wider community, including a fitness centre, restaurant and salon. This vibrant, modern campus was specifically designed to offer a supportive learning and social environment.
Openshaw is a suburb of east Manchester, a short bus ride from Manchester’s city centre. Sportcity and the City of Manchester Stadium are close to the campus. Sportcity has a number of sports venues and fitness and sports facilities for the public.
Did you know? Gorton Monastery, behind Openshaw Campus, was named one of the most endangered sites in the world in 1997, alongside Pompeii, Taj Mahal and Valley of the Kings. It was nicknamed ‘Manchester’s Taj Mahal’ and has now been restored.
Bus routes to Openshaw include: C20, 219, 220, 221 53, 203, 216, 201, 188, 205, 206. The Metrolink Velopark and Etihad Campus stations are around 20 minutes' walk from the campus, while Ashburys Railway Station is 10 minutes away on foot.
The Openshaw campus has a bike cage near the Tower car park. Car parking is also available.