Student Life Trafford College
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Student Life

Here at Trafford College, we’re committed to giving you every opportunity to develop new skills and experiences to help you develop personally, build employability skills and also to have fun! Here are just some of the experiences and opportunities you can expect as a student with us…

Become a Student Ambassador. The A Team!

Student Representative ImageOur Student Ambassadors help represent and promote the College by supporting at key events and acting as College case studies. In return they gain great experiences for their CV and receive a College T-shirt, sweatshirt & goody bag, plus vouchers worth up to £150 for working at our 3 Open Events during the year. Sign up at the Freshers’ Fair or email for more information.

Become a Student Rep

Student RepresentativeWe want to hear your views! Our Student Reps act as the eyes and ears of the college and share the views of their fellow course mates with the College Management Team. If you’re keen to develop your leadership and communication skills, then why not become a Student Rep and help make a difference?

The Student Union

Student Union ImageOur Student Union is the point of contact for our student community. They promote student rights, organise local activities and develop new student initiatives to enhance college life for fellow students. The Union is organised and led by a committee of nominated students and they are keen to hear your views.

Work Experience

Work Experience Image - GasWhichever course you are studying, you will be supported in gaining work experience to help you develop essential employability skills, such as networking, communication, organisation and creative problem solving. We can also support with sourcing part-time work so you can build your CV alongside your studies.

Volunteering & Fundraising

Volunteering & FundraisingWe work with the National Citizenship Service who offer volunteering opportunities for you to gain new experiences, develop team work and communication skills, support your community, and build your CV. We also support an annual charity where you can be involved in fundraising activities and build your skills.

Guest Speakers

Guest Speaker ImageNo matter which course you are studying, you will have a programme of guest speakers from industry who will visit your classes to share with you their experiences of the world of work and what is important in making yourself a success. Hear from the experts what it takes to make it big!

Trips & Clubs

Trips & ClubsEach section runs a range of trips from local visits to trips overseas to explore new cultures. We also have a range of clubs that you can join for fun or to gain new skills and meet new people, for example, our debating society, chess club, film club or student choir. Why not set up your own club and get to know other students from across college?

Sport & Enrichment

Sport and Enrichment ImageKeep fit, have fun and meet new people. From basketball to yoga, football to first aid, there’s a wide range of activities to choose from. You may also be chosen to represent the College at local sporting competitions. Our dedicated Sports Officer will visit your classes to keep you informed on what activities are taking place when.
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    Trafford College is a leading provider of education and training in Greater Manchester. With a £50m investment in world-class facilities, an innovative approach to learning and exceptional links with some of the UK’s most significant employers, students are given a platform from which they can achieve their full potential.