Another chance to take our 'Spanner in the works' online course!

We've partnered with Imperial College London for a third time to repeat our five-week, online learning course which explores the history and ideas behind the modern co-operative movement. Read more

International Youth Day 2022

To celebrate International Youth Day 2022, we're making our 'Co-operatives and the Sustainable Development Goals' online course FREE for one week! Find out how you can enrol... Read more

Work experience wraps-up Bradford Co-operative (Ad)Venture

Our Bradford based 2022 Co-operative (Ad)Venture cohort finished up with a day of work experience at the Co-op Group in Manchester. Read more

AGM 2022 Recap

The Cooperative College's 2022 Annual General Meeting took place online on June 30 2022. Here you can recap all the action by watching the recording of the event. Read more

National Youth Summit 2022

The first ever National Youth Summit took place on Monday 11 July 2022. It brought together young people, co-operators, change-makers and leaders to share ideas and inspire each other through the principles of co‑operation Read more

New Three Year Strategy

Our 2022-2025 strategy articulates the College's purpose and aims for the next three years, and sets out a clear plan of how we'll reach these aims. Read more

Celebrating the achievements of Rochdale Young Co-operators!

Rochdale Youth Co-operative Action participants got together to celebrate their successful completion of the programme and their amazing achievements. Read more

Local Co-op Youth Group in Plymouth Creates Community Garden to Highlight Environmental Impact

Our Youth Co-operative Action (YCA) programme in Plymouth, run in partnership with Real Ideas, has seen a group of 11 students from City College Plymouth work together to create an environmental garden promoting biodiversity and environmental impact. Read more

'Spanner in the Works? Co-operation then, now and into the Future'

Our second course of 'Spanner in the Works? Co-operation then, now and into the Future' in partnership with Imperial College London, starts on May 4, 2022. Read more

Four New Trustees Join our Board

We've welcomed four new Trustees to our Board. Read more

New Partnership with Imperial College London Takes Co‑operation to New Audiences

We've partnered with Imperial College London for the launch of a brand new course focused on the growth of the co-operative movement across the world. Read more

Rochdale Pioneers Museum Launches Virtual Tour

Lights, camera, action! A virtual tour of Rochdale Pioneers Museum is now available to rent or buy. Read more

Join us for a YOUCOOPE Celebration

Taking place on 16 November, join us for a free event highlighting some of the achievements from the YOUCOOPE project. Read more

Digital Badges Launched that Recognise More than Just Traditional Qualifications

We’ve developed our very own digital badge that will see an initial rollout across our youth projects, recognising the achievements of all those who take part. Read more

Co-operative (ad)Venture Heads to Bradford

Our Co-operative (ad)Venture project is heading to Bradford thanks to an exciting new partnership with the Co-operative Group and Co-op Academies Trust. Read more

Radical Youth Project in London Inspires Young People to Shape Their Own Futures

Our Youth Co-operative Action London project, run in partnership with 7PK, has seen a group of nine young people work together to create an inspirational programme of events. Read more

Co-operative (ad)Venture Returns to Communities Across Scotland

Our Co-operative (ad)Venture project gets underway again this September, with spaces available in Edinburgh and Fife. Read more

Dr Cilla Ross Receives Honorary Fellowship Award

We're delighted to have awarded Cilla an Honorary College Fellowship - the first woman to be given the award in our history. Read more

Central England Co-operative Provides Funding Boost

Central England Co-operative have given us a significant donation and called on organisations from across the co-op movement to support us by using our services. Read more

Local Co-op Youth Project Creates Short Film to Highlight Impact of Loneliness

The young people from our Plymouth cohort of Youth Co-operative Action have created a short film highlighting the impact of loneliness and what can be done to tackle it. Read more

Head of Learning Completes New Look Senior Leadership Team at The Co-operative College

We're delighted to welcome Alison Longden as our Head of Learning, completing our new look leadership team. Read more

Nigel Todd Receives Co-op Lifetime Achievement Award

Our former Chair of Trustees Nigel Todd has been honoured posthumously with a Co-op Lifetime Achievement Award. Read more

Welcome our New CEO and Principal

We're delighted to welcome Neil Calvert as our new CEO and Principal. Read more

Co-operatives Work Together to Help Tackle Covid Crisis in India

£100,000 has been raised by co-ops from across the UK to provide support to the India Covid crisis Read more