Social Science and Law students visited London on an educational odyssey

Earlier last week, Social Science and Law students visited London on an educational odyssey, which began with a visit at the Supreme Court. Viewing a live case from the public gallery, students were inadvertently entertained by Lord Sumption deciding that it was a good time to take a nap. The evening saw a performance in… Read More

Oxbridge Success!

Oxbridge 2018

We are thrilled that this year 15 of our students have received offers for Oxford and Cambridge universities. Our students have received 100 offers over the last five years for these two universities. We will be delighted to follow their progress as they move through the challenge and excitement of their studies and move on… Read More

Partner College students enjoy brilliant day at Runshaw’s Krypton Factor Event

On Wednesday 7th February, students from a number of local schools participated in the School of Science’s annual Krypton Factor event. The afternoon included a variety of events including ‘Cadaver’- an introduction to Forensic Entomology and the use of maggots in post mortem examinations, ‘CSI Cretaceous’– a detective based dinosaur adventure in which students used… Read More

From Runshaw with Love

Catering students Kieran Walmsley, Gemma Arrowsmith and Adrian Swift organised a fantastic Casino Royale themed evening in Foxoles restaurant on Tuesday 23rd January in aid of Breast Cancer Awareness. Customers enjoyed a Martini cocktail reception, seven course dinner and a trip to the Casino. Customers commented “Amazing evening, can’t believe it is a training establishment”. The… Read More

Media Make-up visit Mac Pro

MAC Pro cosmetics store in Liverpool invited the level 3 media makeup students to attend a professional masterclass. Mac Makeup Artist and Product Specialist Sophie Chung educated the students on the current ‘on trend’ looks and shared some fantastic tips on makeup application techniques, product knowledge and how to become a successful, professional makeup artist… Read More

Roaring success for our new theatre season!

The dance show, Tonight We Dance, sold out 3 performances whilst the play, Fury, sold out 2 shows and just last week, the pantomime, Snow White, sold out 4 nights. This adds up to just over 1000 people attending the first 3 productions of the 2017-18 season with 7 more still to come between now… Read More

The hustings and mock election at Penwortham Priory

The hustings and mock election at Penwortham Priory proved exciting and controversial in equal measure. Was it a defeat for serious politics or a victory for the great British tradition of satire? Either way there can be no disputing the facts: Lord Buckethead Junior (Ethan Yates – 33 votes) romped home by five votes from… Read More

Peddling for Pudsey

Pudsey peddled into Runshaw on Tuesday 14 November to start our fundraising for this years BBC Children in Need campaign. Alongside Pudsey were stars of radio and TV from BBC Lancashire. Graham Liver and John Gillmore were cycling and cheered on by Ted Robbins, Richard Askham and the comedian, Steve Royle.         Suitably… Read More

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

Medical Showcase

Students from the School of Science were invited to the new state of the art SEIC at our Euxton Lane campus to participate in our first Medical Showcase. Students who enrolled as potential applicants for Runshaw Medical Society in August were selected for the day plus our HE biology students as part of their enrichment… Read More

SEIC Taster Day

Current Year 1 Extended Diploma in Applied Science students had their first experience of our state-of-the-art facilities at the new, £6.5m, Science and Engineering Innovation Centre (SEIC) this week. The fun-packed day involved synthesising aspirin, extracting DNA, which was taken home in a vial attached to a lanyard, and determining the focal length of various… Read More

Visual Arts End of Year Show 2016

The School of Visual Arts holds its annual ‘End of year show’ on Thursday 16 This exhibition celebrates the fantastic work of our students from the following courses A Level 3D Design A Level Fine Art A Level Graphics A Level Photography A Level Textiles ED Art & Design ED Graphics Level 2 Art &… Read More

Runshaw Careers Fair 2016

Over 300 Runshaw students visited the Careers Fair which was recently held at the Runshaw Euxton Lane Campus. The event was held in conjunction with North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce and was attended by representatives from over 60 businesses across the county and beyond. The students gained an insight into the world of… Read More

Minister visits the Science & Engineering Innovation Centre

The Work and Pensions Secretary, Iain Duncan Smith MP, recently visited our new Science & Engineering Innovation Centre (SEIC) at the Euxton Lane Campus. The visit was facilitated by one of our governors, Andy Pratt, who is also Lancashire’s Conservative Crime Commissioner Candidate. Iain Duncan Smith saw first-hand how as a leading College we are helping to equip the future workforce,… Read More