Dames on the Run!

Runshaw’s Hair and Media Make Up staff and students offered their expertise and free time to help out with the Derian House ‘Dames on the Run’ event at Astley Park in Chorley. Derian House decided in 2016 to stage a “men only” event in support of all the Derian Dads who do so much to… Read More

Five more Runshaw Classicists become LSA Classical Association Ambassadors

After successful applications, five more Runshaw Classicists have become ambassadors this year for the Lytham St Annes branch of the Classical Association. They are Daniel Hubbard, Sam Holden, Eleanor Anderton, Niamh Banner and Jonathan Wilson and they join existing Runshaw ambassadors, Alex Melling and Harvey Phythian in representing the association for the next academic year.… Read More

Graphics Students visit Salford

Year 1 Art & Design (Graphics) students visited Salford to take photographs of the stunning architecture on Salford Quays. This primary research is essential for students to use to design from, and students are now using these images to create double exposure photography, Photoshop digital collage and screen print work as part of their first… Read More

Our future Medics, Vets and Dentists!

Congratulations to the 110 students who successfully applied to Runshaw MedSoc. These students follow in the footsteps of our record breaking MVD students of 2016-17, 33 of whom have just commenced their studies at prestigious MVD schools across the country!  

Cambridge Chemistry Challenge Success!

The annual challenge set by the University of Cambridge takes students significantly beyond the A level Chemistry syllabus, challenging them to think like a degree student. The competition aims to stretch and challenge students interested in chemistry, and provide an excellent experience for anyone considering taking their studies further. Set by an experienced team of… Read More

Students Meet Historian David Starkey

Some of our History students met the TV historian David Starkey at the interval of his show at The Atkinson in Southport. Starkey, a Cambridge academic, is well-known for his pithy and acerbic observations on Tudor England in particular, and his talk on ‘Henry VIII – the First Brexiteer?’ was no exception. ‘An off-shore island?… Read More

Award-Winning College Restaurant Features in Lancashire Life

Foxholes Restaurant, our very own training restaurant on campus, is featured in the Autumn 2017 edition of the Lancashire Life’s food supplement, Food&Drink. Staff and students alike were thrilled to be contacted by the prestigious lifestyle magazine, who had learned of the restaurant’s fantastic reputation and latest raft of awards, and wanted to find out more about Foxholes, what makes… Read More

Liam Marshall wins Rookie of the Year 2017

Well done to Liam Marshall, our former student and winner of the Albert Goldthorpe Rookie of the Year for 2017. http://www.wiganwarriors.com/news/2017-09-18-marshall-wins-award Awarded by League Express, the Rookie of the Year Medal recognises the standout players who have made a mark in Super League for the first time this season, with all players shortlisted having made fewer… Read More

From Runshaw to a Norland Diploma

Norland College

A Level student Heather King graduated from Runshaw to take a place at the prestigious Norland College, the internationally recognised nanny training college that supplies childcare to a long list of royals, celebrities and the world’s wealthiest families. Students at Norland graduate with a degree validated by the University of Gloucestershire, as well as a Norland… Read More

Outstanding Results (once again) at Runshaw College!

A Level results Day 2017

After another set of spectacular results in A Levels and in advanced vocational qualifications this August, more than 500 Runshaw students will now be progressing to the elite (Russell Group) universities and to a range of highly prestigious dance, music and drama academies. And 78 offers (a new college record) have been made to Runshaw… Read More

Exam Results and Certificates Information 2017

GCSE results will be available to view on the student portal from 6am on Thursday 24th August. Certificates will be available for collection from in January 2018. BTEC Level 3 results have already been posted to your home address. Certificates are available for collection from Monday 7 August 2017. BTEC Level 2 results have already… Read More

Visual Arts Exhibitions

Visual Arts students have exhibited their work in two fantastic exhibitions, with A Level, Level 1,2 and 3 Art & Design and Graphics work being showcased in a private view on 22nd June and Foundation Degree Art and Design work exhibited on 27th June. Over 500 parents, friends and families attended these two exhibitions and… Read More

Geology Students Out and About!

Budding geologists have been out experiencing Geology outside of the department this summer. A group of students spent a day applying their knowledge to outcrops at Heysham Head. They were able to practice their freshly-learnt, practical skills to the rocks at Heysham to interpret what it would have looked like when the 320 million year… Read More

Runshaw Students Take Top Places at MBS Investment Challenge 2017

Three teams of Economics and Business Studies students have taken part in the interactive Investment Challenge at Alliance Manchester Business School to develop their skills in finance and improve their business awareness. Students from across the North West competed in pairs in the Finance Lab, an online financial market simulation game, on campus at the University… Read More

3D Design Students’ Unveil New SEIC Sculpture

SEIC 3D Design students unveiling

A group of 3D Design students have worked together with local company CSM to design and manufacture a sculpture for the college’s new engineering centre (SEIC). Local company CSM, who work with Runshaw with the education of their engineering apprentices had been awarded a grant from Chorley Council, decided to give something back to the… Read More