In recent years, the Bury College campus has seen investment of over £50 million.

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As one of our students you can benefit from a wide range of modern facilities and resources as well as an encouraging and supportive learning environment.

Here is just a snapshot of some of our career-enhancing facilities:


A Level Centre

A-level Centre

  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Modern, purpose-built science laboratories
  • A wide range of IT suites
  • Brand new language laboratory
  • An extensive Learning Resource Centre
  • A bistro and courtyard to enhance your student experience
  • Welcoming social area

Media Suite

Digital Media Centre

  • State-of-the-art broadcast quality production equipment
  • The latest sound, design and editing suites
  • New green screen television studio
  • Access to 100% professional software

Play Football Centre

Power League Bury

  • Six 5-a-side pitches
  • Two 7-a-side pitches
  • Exclusive daytime use of the facility during term time and PlayFotball run football leagues in the evening

Work Experience

Work Experience and Careers Guidance Hub

  • Home to our careers advice and guidance team
  • Discover our wide range of work experience opportunities
  • Receive advice on career routes and support in applying for work experience placements
  • Support with compiling and developing CVs and covering letters

Sports Centre

Sporting Facilities

  • Modern sports centre
  • Extensive playing fields
  • Fitness suite
  • Fully equipped gym
  • Sports massage clinic
  • Sport Science Laboratory
  • Fitness Studio

Learning Resource Centre

Learning Resource Centres

  • Books and DVDs
  • Over 150 computers including Apple Macs
  • Wi-Fi for students

Art and Design

Art Gallery

  • Opportunity to display art and design work professionally
  • 3D Art Studio

Bury College Bistro

Refectories and Social Areas

  • Refectories are situated around the campus serving hot and cold food and drinks including Costa products
  • Designated social areas located throughout the college campus
  • Social areas can be used for eating and drinking, socialising with friends or for quiet reading
  • Student-run Bistro

Bury College Salon

Hair and Beauty Salons

  • Three modern Hairdressing salons
  • Four well equipped Beauty Therapy and Holistic Salons
  • A retail outlet selling professional products
  • Open to students, staff and the public

Engineering Workshops

Engineering Facilities

  • Fully Equipped Engineering Workshop
  • 3D Technologies Suite
  • CNC Lab
  • Electrical Engineering Lab
  • Electronic Engineering Lab

Science Labs

Science Laboratories

  • State-of-the-art Science laboratories to carry out a wide range of practical investigations in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Studies and vocational BTEC Science
  • Fully equipped laboratories with data projectors, smart boards, demonstrations equipment and apparatus
  • Highly-trained technical staff to supervise the laboratories

Jim Cartwright Theatre

Jim Cartwright Theatre

  • Performing arts theatre, dance and recording studio and rehearsal studio
  • Purpose-built theatre for live performances

Travel Shop

The Travel Shop

  • Fully operational ATOL protected travel agent which is open to the public
  • Ran in association with Travel Counsellors with Bury College Travel and Tourism students
  • Open Monday – Friday 10am – 3pm
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