Paramedics in hazmat suits have been seen entering Bury College.
A statement from the college said: "A student was taken ill at the college today. As a precautionary measure, we have taken appropriate action and contacted the emergency services who responded promptly.
"The safety and well-being of our students and staff is paramount and the college will closely monitor and review any advice received.
"Our understanding is that it is unlikely to be corona related."
North West Ambulance Service confirmed that they had sent an ambulance to the college and were still at the scene.
However, they could not disclose why they were called there.