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Flying the Flag for Manchester… Abbey College Manchester Hosts International Tour

Abbey College Manchester has hosted an international tour for key figures in the education sector, raising worldwide awareness of the city and showcasing Manchester as a desirable location for potential students.

The leading independent college welcomed eleven agents from countries across the world including Hong Kong, Thailand, Hungary, Brazil and Vietnam, with the college’s hospitality helping to boost the global profile of Manchester and highlight the cultural, educational and business opportunities afforded by learning in the city centre.

Led by a representative from the college, the agents embarked on a walking tour of Manchester City Centre where they explored key landmarks and sights, and discovered more about the iconic city’s history.  The group then went on to enjoy a tour of the well-equipped college, sample first-hand Abbey College Manchester’s duo of unique Academic Studies with Sports Training programmes, visiting the facilities for both football and basketball, before concluding their visit with refreshments at the college’s boarding house.

Chris Randell, Abbey College Manchester Principal commented, “Manchester is an incredibly diverse and globally connected city, and we were delighted to have the opportunity to showcase all it has to offer to the overseas agents, while bolstering our international relations. We hope that this visit will enable more students to benefit from an education within the vibrant community of Manchester.”

Abbey College is a leading independent college in the heart of Manchester, with a fast-growing and vibrant community.

There are 220 students at the college, comprising a mix of students from the local area and other countries. The college offers A-Level, GCSE, Combined Studies and International Foundation Programmes.



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