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5 reasons to study at Xaverian College

1. High Performing

Top 10% nationally for student achievement.  Excellent results at all levels, from Level 1 to University Science courses and in both academic and applied subjects.  Always above national averages.

2. Friendly & Welcoming

A genuine community where every individual is cared for and supported to success.  Our caring ethos is central to college life, and at Xaverian you will be welcomed into a diverse and exciting community that values every individual and an environment that will support you in every way.

3. Unique Campus

Set in the heart of Manchester and with a rich history going back over 150 years.  A mixture of new and modern buildings together with historic grade one listed buildings, superb facilities and lots of space makes this an attractive and successful sixth form college.

4. Teaching & Learning

Dynamic, engaging lessons delivered by enthusiastic staff, passionate about their subjects and their students.  Teachers providing extensive academic, pastoral and extracurricular activities to ensure students fulfil their potential and achieve their goals.

5. Raising Expectations

A college environment that seeks to prepare students for the next stage in their careers by fostering their maturity, encouraging independent learning skills and seeking to develop the whole personality.


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Award Winning Careers Team

At Xaverian College we encourage all our students to be comfortable with the career path they choose and are committed to offering the best careers advice and guidance available. Our dedicated Careers Team is available in college every day to help you with your queries. You can find our Careers Policy Statement here.

How can we help you?

  • Offer individual student guidance through drop-in or booked appointments
  • Deliver a careers education programme throughout the academic year
  • Provide a well stocked careers library of books, online resources and help sheets. The intranet careers page also has links to resources
  • Organise in-house events, careers fairs, speakers, trips and open days
  • Provide an Oxbridge Programme and an annual residential visit to Oxford & Cambridge University
  • Promote career related opportunities via a weekly newsletter
  • Maintain a Careers Team Twitter feed and Intranet to promote all career-related opportunities to students
  • Provide help for students looking for work experience placements, part-time jobs and apprenticeships
  • Offer a Career Mentoring Programme to work with business professionals across a number of career areas

Links with University

  • Sheffield Hallam Partnership
  • Manchester Access Programme
  • Newcastle Partners Scheme
  • Access to Leeds
  • Study Abroad
  • Cambridge Shadowing
  • Sutton Trust Summer School
  • Realising opportunities
  • Mancherster Uni Discover Days
  • Salford Shadowing Scheme
  • Oxbridge Mentoring Scheme

Links with Employers

  • Manchester Museum Events
  • Job and Apprenticeship Fair
  • MRI Ward Placements
  • Year in Industry
  • Weekly Job Club
  • Apprenticeship Evening
  • Xaverian Mentoring Scheme
  • Deloitte & KMPG Programmes
  • Kaplan Summer School
  • Nuffield Bursary

Individual Student Guidance

The Careers Team provides timetabled drop-in sessions for individual advice throughout the week. During these times appointments are not necessary.

Careers Education Programme

Students will take part in the six different career related workshops throughout the course of the year. All sessions are delivered by our very knowledgeable college Careers Adviser.

Work Placement Team

Our experienced Work Placement Team can help you to secure work experience across a wide range of areas to help you to progress your career whether that be through University, Employment or further training. They are available anytime between 08:30 – 16:00.

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