IntoUniversity Manchester North

IntoUniversity Manchester North opened in autumn 2018 in partnership with the University of Manchester. 

To find out more about the team at the Manchester North centre please explore the information below. If you have any questions for the Manchester North centre please do get in touch and the team will be happy to answer any of your queries.

Olivia McMurray - Centre Leader

Olivia McMurray joined us in August 2016 and is the Centre Leader in Manchester North. Olivia has a degree in Psychology from the University of Sheffield. She previously worked as a Widening Participation Mentor.

Joanne Earnshaw

Joanne Earnshaw joined us in August 2018. Joanne has a degree in Molecular Biology from the University of Sheffield. She has previously worked as a Tutor and Teaching Assistant. 

Jack Walker

Jack Walker joined us in August 2018. Jack has a degree in Medical Biochemistry from the University of Manchester. He has spent a year in industry and worked as a Peer Assistant Study Leader. 

Izzy Pearson

Izzy Pearson joined us in August 2018. Izzy has a degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Leeds where she was also a Student Host. Izzy was a Primary Academic Support Volunteer and Mentor at IntoUniversity Leeds South. 

Nicolas Darker

Nicolas Darker joined us in September 2019 and is our Programme Support Tutor in Manchester North. Nicolas has a degree in Sociology from Leicester University. He has previously worked as a Primary School Teacher and in people management in the voluntary sector.

How to find us

IntoUniversity Manchester North
The Co-operative Academy of North Manchester
300 Victoria Avenue East
Manchester M9 7SS

Tel: ​0161 5375149



Before attending the centre for the first time, you will need to register by emailing or calling the centre.