As a student at Runshaw College, you are at the heart of everything we do. We will endeavor to ensure that you are happy and fulfilled during your time at the college and that you fulfill your potential and acquire the skills that will equip you to achieve your future goals and ambitions.

Visitors to the college frequently comment on its happy and purposeful atmosphere. We believe this comes from the friendly and respectful relationships which exist between staff and students, creating a college community where each person is valued and can flourish.


During your time at Runshaw you will have the opportunity to take part in a number of different enrichment activities. These will increase your enjoyment of your studies and equip you for further success.

There are a wide range of exciting enrichment activities available that are designed to enhance your experience and studies. They can provide you with excellent opportunities to develop your interests, extend your skills, try new pursuits and enjoy an extensive range of leisure, recreational and intellectual activities. Activities may vary depending on your chosen course of study, but can include:

• day trips to industry and course related exhibitions, museums and events

• guest speakers and presentations

• fund raising for a wide range of local and national charities


The Runshaw Volunteering Programme offers a wide range of worthwhile volunteering opportunities. We aim to help you find a project that suits your individual requirements, so whatever your interests you can enjoy the experience of helping others whilst gaining work experience, building self-confidence, making new friends and having fun.