Every individual matters
Above all, we want you to be happy here and to achieve your full personal and academic potential. OFSTED graded our support for students as ‘outstanding’. We hope that the experience you have here, both academically and socially, will stay with you as happy memories for the rest of your life. Here is more information about some of the services available at college to support our students:
Student Services – how can we help?
Our students are our first priority. Student Services aim to support students in their studies and assist them in overcoming obstacles to success, achievement and progression. Our friendly and professional team can help you find the information you need and the support you require. Our information desk is a great starting point if you need some help or support but aren’t sure who to ask.
Please see our Student Services – Statement of Service 2019
- Impartial careers information, advice and guidance
- UCAS support
- Funding for university
- Apprenticeship application support including higher and degree level
- Help with job search, CV writing, interviews and finding part-time work to fit in with your studies
- Planning a gap year
- Finances – including the 16-19 bursary, Learner Support Fund and Advanced Learner Loan Bursary
- Transport information
- Welfare and housing
- Joining the Student Council
- Religious and cultural considerations
- Work placement
As holders of the prestigious Matrix accreditation, we are recognised nationally as providers of quality information, advice and guidance – so you can be sure you’re in safe hands!
Further Careers Resources:
Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults
Runshaw College holds as one of its highest priorities the health, safety and wellbeing of everyone involved in activities that come under the responsibility of the College and has a duty to ensure that their staff fulfil their responsibility to prevent and report any abuse discovered or suspected.
Promoting health & well-being
Protecting from abuse and neglect
Preventing bullying and harassment
Offering the best life chances
There is a designated Safeguarding Team at the College with a senior manager who is responsible for any safeguarding matters affecting students. We also have a Child and Vulnerable Adults Protection Policy, which explains how the College deals with any safeguarding concerns. A copy of the policy is available for you to download on the College Policies Page.