We would like to wish you a very warm welcome and hope you will consider yourself a part of the Shulan family.
Here at Shulan College, we know the power of TCM and as such are absolutely committed to ensuring that the next generation of practitioners are even better than those who came before. We want you to leave here not only with the knowledge, the skill and the passion of a great practitioner…but also with the vision of what you can really achieve!
We would also like to take this opportunity to inform you, that whilst you are primarily here to train in your chosen discipline, there are many other benefits to your enrollment at Shulan College:
Below is some additional information that you might find useful about the college and the surrounding areas…
DIRECTIONS AND THE SURROUNDING AREA
Arriving by car
Exit M60 at Junction 3, go north along the A34, turn left onto Gawsworth Ave and then left again onto Parrs wood Rd. Keep left along the roundabout and Shulan College is just on the right-hand side. You will notice the big red gates, they are always open.
There is ample parking space in front of Shulan College and within the near residential area.
Arriving by Train/Tram
Both East Didsbury Train and Tram stops are within 20 minutes walking distance. Both stations exit onto the A5145, from the Tram stop turn right, cross the A34 and walk past the Train Station on to Wilmslow Rd. From the Train Station turn left on to Wilmslow Rd. Then turn left again at Parrs Wood Rd and walk past the Church & roundabout, the College is just on the right-hand side.
Arriving by Bus
The Stagecoach 171 service stop at the roundabout on Parrs Wood Rd, outside the East Didsbury Methodist Church, which is a very short walk along Parrs Wood Rd from the College.
The 142 bus service also stops close by on Wilmslow Rd. Alight at Millgate lane and walk down the lane to Parrs Wood Rd. Turn right and the College is on the right hand side.
LOCAL AMENITIES AND AREAS OF INTEREST
There are local shops close by on Gawsworth Ave. A little further down Parrs Wood, to the right there are more local shops on Wilmslow Rd. A bit further still and on the left is a Tesco Superstore at the main road junctions. Across the road from Tesco you will also find the Parrs Wood complex with many Restaurants, a Pub and other attractions.
If you turn left off Parrs Wood Rd on to Wilmslow Rd, approx. 20 minutes walking distance, there are many shops, Cafes, Pubs and grocery shops in the attractive Didsbury Village.
Places to stay the night
The ‘Travelodge Manchester Didsbury Hotel’ is the closest place to stay. However, there is a wide selection of
Hotels and B&B’s within the Didsbury area to choose from, should you wish to stay the night in the area.
Local Parks and areas of interest
Close by there is the Fletcher Moss Gardens which has lovely woodland for walking and also contains a Botanical Garden.
At the end of the woodland and grassland walk of Fletcher Moss, you will reach the famous River Mersey, where you may also walk along its pleasant banks and enjoy the surrounding nature.
ON SITE FACILITIES AND ASSOCIATED CLINICS
The College grounds are equipped to cater for all your needs as a Student. As well as the essential Toilet and kettle facilities, there is a fully equipped Kitchen which you may use to prepare your nutritious lunch and then eat and socialize with the other Students.
There is a beautiful garden with tables and chairs where you may sit and eat or socialize. We wish you to feel free to practice Taiji, Qi Gong, Yoga or any other exercise you enjoy here too. When it’s too cold there is usually space within the Conservatory for any practice you enjoy.
There are two Professional Clinics where are Students can complete their Clinical Observations free of charge.
The first is the Shulan Clinic, located at the same address as the College and run also run by Prof. Shulan
Tang, you may complete observations here for free and it is a fantastic opportunity to see Prof. Shulan Tang in action, many of our Students do so. You can visit the website… shulanclinic.co.uk or call 0161-448-1233 for more information. Observations are by appointment, made with Michael or Simin at the Clinic reception.
The second is The Orchid Clinic, at 74 Portland Street, Manchester, M1 4GU. You may also complete your Clinical Observations here by appointment and they are also free of charge. Call 0161-236-1319 for more information. Dr Mu Lan & Dr Gao will be very happy to receive you.
Weekly Student Clinic
Every week (mostly Wednesdays) there is a free Student Teaching Clinic. The Clinic will be held at the College and will be supervised by a Qualified Tui Na and/or Acupuncture Practitioner, usually a Lecturer from the College.
During the clinic we usually cover Acupuncture practice & theory, as well as Tui Na practice & theory. We encourage you to take advantage of this excellent opportunity to receive extra free training & tuition, practice what you have learnt in class and accumulate your Clinical Observation Hours. Many of our Students attend every week and find it extremely beneficial.
Members of the public regularly come to the clinic for a reduced price treatment (GBP20), supervised by one of our Lecturers.
We also encourage you to bring your own family & friends along for a reduced price treatment.
Please note – If you would like to be involved in any part of the treatment process (which we encourage you to do), you must have recognised Student Insurance verified by us before doing so.
Benefits of being a Shulan College Student
We would like to invite you to look at the full range of TCM Herbs and equipment available from Shulan UK, you can visit the website… shulan.uk.com
All herbs and equipment are the highest quality and certified personally by Professor Shulan Tang. Shulan UK is a premier supplier of TCM Herbs & equipment in Europe. As a Student at Shulan College you are entitled to a discount price and we encourage you to take advantage of this. We only recommend the best quality Herbs, Acupuncture Needles and Tui Na sheets. We stock a complete range of herbs & TCM equipment, for more information you can also call 0161-448-1233 and ask for Michael.
Discounted Consultations with Professor Shulan Tang
We highly encourage you, as a student of Shulan College, to take advantage of a discounted consultation and prescription service with Prof. Shulan Tang. You are also entitled to a reduction on the cost of treatment (Acupuncture & Tui Na) and herbs from Shulan UK dispensary. This is a fantastic opportunity to be treated by one of the world’s leading TCM practitioners for a vastly reduced rate. Many of our students take this offer up and love this benefit of being a part of Shulan College.
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Shulan College of Chinese Medicine
514 Parrs Wood Road