The Universities of Manchester, Salford, Bolton, Royal Northern College of Music, and Campus Oldham, The University of Salford, Manchester Metropolitan University, Royal Northern College of Music, The University of Bolton and University Campus Oldham (part of The University of Huddersfield) constitute a major economic sector in their own right.

Their greatest impact is the way they collaborate to keep talented individuals they attract in Greater Manchester, and the knowledge that they develop, refine and utilise to support the growth of Greater Manchester. The Oldham College, working with all Greater Manchester FE Colleges, is utilising independent research and defining their offers in order to enable them to make an impact on the economic and social environment. With training and support, businesses, individuals, and communities will prosper and grow, enabling people to develop.

Our skilled future workforce includes 85,000 students studying in Greater Manchester colleges and universities, 8,000 of these are in Oldham Council
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