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Coronavirus Updates

Updated on April 9 2020

Oldham College remains OPEN and has switched to online learning and remote working.The campus – and our Higher Education provision at University Campus Oldham – closed on March 18 until further notice to keep all our 6,000+ staff and students safe.

It’s important to note that we are still taking applications for courses and apprenticeships starting in September 2020. Find out more here or email our Admissions team at

Our teaching and learning is now being carried out online with all students and staff working from home. Students are continuing to attend lessons, according to their usual timetable, on Google Classroom.

The latest information about the impact of the Coronavirus for students, parents, employers and apprentices can be found below, including details of who to contact with specific problems or queries. We are also, where possible, emailing information direct to individually-affected people.
All staff are getting a daily email bulletin updating them with the latest important information. 

We will continue to update our guidance as more detail and information on the next steps is issued by Government.

Please keep checking these pages as they are the official source of Oldham College information.

There are also some useful links below to other sources of useful information.

Please: Stay Home and Save Lives.

Alun Francis, Principal & Chief Executive

Useful Coronavirus information links

NHS health guidance can be found at:

The Department for Education (DfE) has a COVID-19 helpline for students, parents and staff. Call 0800 046 8687or email (The helpline is open from 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday).The link to the full guidance for Educational Settings is: