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  1. Japanese students holding bamboo tree

    Japanese languages students prepare to celebrate Tanabata

    All over Japan people celebrate Tanabata, the Star Festival. Tanabata is celebrated to commemorate the romantic story of two lovers represented by the stars Vega and Altair who are only allowed to meet each other once a year as long as the skies are clear. It is celebrated on the

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  2. Steve Bellis stood next to the trophy

    Pathways lift the Trophy

    The Pathways department invited Steve Bellis, President of Stockport County Football Club, into college on Wednesday 8th June to meet the students and show off the National League trophy they won in May securing their promotion back into the English league. The students (and staff) took turns lifting the trophy,

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  3. Organisations attend the Safety Roadshow at Aquinas College

    Aquinas Students find out about Staying Safe

    As part of the enrichment offer to our students, this wellbeing Wednesday we held a Safety Roadshow in the form of a market style event. A number of organisations came in, including Travel Safe, GMP, Oasis Navigators, the Children’s Society, NW Ambulance Service, Kooth, and Remedi, to provide information and

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  4. Students attend Nurses Day lecture

    Aquinas Celebrates Nurses’ Day

    To mark Nurses’ Day, an annual celebration of the nursing profession held on 12 May (Florence Nightingale’s birthday), Aquinas College invited in a number of speakers from the University of Salford. They were able to outline the wide range of careers available within the NHS and healthcare profession to groups

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  5. Aquinas Band night 2022

    BTEC Music Band Night

    BTEC Music students presented their ‘Band Night’ in the Aquinas Studio Theatre. It was an exciting night with all students taking part and performing brilliantly to a packed theatre. The music was very varied in style and each band performed five songs. The students demonstrated some excellent arranging skills, transferring

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  6. Students take part in the Mock Trials competition

    Law students take part in the Bar Mock Trials Competition

    11 students from lower and upper sixth Law took part in the Bar Mock Trials Competition this week. Although ordinarily run in person at Crown Court, due to restrictions still in place across courts in England and Wales, the competition was run virtually this year. Our students performed as prosecution

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Why do so many students want to come to Aquinas?

A real sense of community and cohesion exists here that isn't present anywhere else. So many different people come together to make an incredible atmosphere that really demonstrates the diverse and familiar vibe of Aquinas
Amy (student)