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

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

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

The Runshaw Golden Roses Awards 2017

The Runshaw Golden Roses are annual student-led teaching awards held at Runshaw College in partnership with the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) Students’ Union. They allow students to recognise staff across the College for the vital role they play in both teaching and supporting students. Nominations were made by Runshaw university students, in recognition of… Read More

Runshaw student creates a new brand for Local Estate Agent

Graphic Design

Foundation Degree Graphic Design student Alex Carnall is the winner of the competition to design a completely new brand for local Estate Agent, Home Truths. We will get to see Alex’s designs rolled out across For-Sale and Lettings boards throughout the region. In October, Runshaw Graphic Design degree students, were invited to take part in… 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

Gravitas clocks the fastest time

Runshaw Engineering students designed and built two karts called Gravitas and Nemo to enter into a Soapbox Derby in Essex organised by the Rotary Club of Billericay. Gravitas won the trophy for the fastest time which was presented to the students by Perry McCarthy who portrayed ‘The Stig’ in the first two series of the… Read More

The Runshaw Golden Roses Awards 2016

The Runshaw Golden Roses are annual student-led teaching awards held at Runshaw College in partnership with the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) Students’ Union. They allow students to recognise staff across the College for the vital role they play in both teaching and supporting students. More than 80 nominations were made by Runshaw Degree students,… Read More

Prize for winning beer mat design

Students Stephanie Smith and Jared Clark studying the Foundation Degree in Graphic Design were recently presented with a prize by the Police & Crime Commissioner and a Chorley & South Ribble Community Safety Partnership representative, after having their winning designs chosen to be printed on beer mats as part of a drink awareness campaign. The students… 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

UK Quality Mark for Runshaw University Courses

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) has confirmed the quality and standards of provision of University courses at Runshaw College following its review in December 2015. A team of three QAA reviewers visited the College and judged that its academic standards, the quality of its student learning opportunities, and the quality of information… 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