University Technical College Wigan

University Technical College Wigan
Established 2013
Type University Technical College
Sixth form
Principal Chris Hatherall
Location New Market Street
Greater Manchester
Coordinates: 53°32′56″N 2°38′02″W / 53.5490°N 2.6339°W / 53.5490; -2.6339
DfE number 359/4006
DfE URN 138229 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Gender Coeducational
Ages 16–19

University Technical College Wigan (or Wigan UTC) is a university technical college (UTC) sixth form that opened in Wigan, Greater Manchester, England in September 2013.

Wigan UTC specialises in process engineering and environmental technologies, and is located in the historic O & C Rushton Warehouse building in Wigan town centre. Sponsors of the UTC include the University of Central Lancashire and Wigan & Leigh College.[1]

Wigan UTC had an initial intake of students aged 14 and 16 (academic years 10 and 12) in 2013, however from 2015 the college stopped enrolling under 16's and now only offers a sixth form provision.


  1. "Partners". Wigan UTC. Retrieved 2013-04-03.
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