Nalisha Gets Lancashire Cricket Call Up

A Level student Nalisha Patel has been selected for the Lancashire Thunder cricket team. Nalisha, who is in her second year of studying Psychology, PE and English Language at Runshaw, will be joining England internationals Kate Cross, captain Sarah Taylor and off-spinner Danni Wyatt in the squad for the new 20-over event. Lancashire Thunder is the new… Read More

Accounting Students Secure Fantastic Progression

Accounting students have secured sponsored degrees or apprenticeships

Congratulations and very well done to 10 of our hardworking A Level Accounting students who have secured a place on either a prestigious sponsored degree course offered by KPMG, PWC, and Close Brothers, or an apprenticeship with BAE, BDO and RSM. Many will receive a fantastic starting salary of £20,000, and will have their tuition fees… Read More

Fantastic Successes for Classics at Runshaw!

Classics student Ross Kinnaird has not only won the Classical Association “Ancient Worlds” Speaking Competition 2016, but also received a commendation in the Fitzwilliam College Cambridge’s competition. After winning heats in college, Ross competed against three other schools at AKS in Lytham St Annes, and was victorious with his speech on “The Fall of the… Read More

Sponsored degree success for Izzy and Hannah

A Level students Izzy Gent and Hannah Tydd have secured places on sponsored degree schemes with organisations. They will receive a salary whilst training and will also have their degree courses paid for. Izzy has a place with the BAE Systems Project Control Foundation Scheme, and will progress to achieve a Degree in Project Management.… 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

Business Academy at Citizenship Residential

Twenty two students from the Level 3 BTEC Business programme havre taken part in a residential visit to the Lockerbie Adventure Centre in Scotland, as part of a joint initiative with Preston North End in order to complete National Citizenship Service Stage 1 – Adventure. After securing the best rooms the students then took part for the… Read More

Sporting Success at AoC National Final 2016

As the end of the winter sports season approaches, Runshaw has been at the pinnacle of sporting success. The Association of Sport in Colleges (AOC) hold the largest annual sporting event run in this country. Over 3500 students complete from all over the country in a myriad of sport to become national champions. 2016 AoC… Read More

Things are Going Swimmingly for Anna

Former Runshaw student Anna Hopkin is aiming to make the GB University swimming squad in 2017 and the Commonwealth games in 2018. Anna explains: “Having not taken part in competitive swimming for 4 years, competing for Runshaw and becoming British Colleges swimming champion helped me to realise my potential to swim at a higher level.… Read More

3D Design students visit the KAWS exhibition at YSP

A2 3D Design students have visited the KAWS exhibition at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. This is the first UK museum exhibition of work by the renowned American artist KAWS, whose wide ranging practice includes painting, sculpture, graphic design, toys and prints. Brooklyn-based KAWS is considered one of the most relevant artists of his generation. Within the Pop… 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

Volunteer Recognition Event

Student receiving their V Award certificates

Our Annual Volunteer Recognition Event took place on Friday 18th March and over 40 students were presented with their Awards by Simon Partington. Three students (Matthew Snape, Jessica Weeks and Alex Banks) spoke about their volunteering experiences and students enjoyed a celebratory lunch following the presentations. Students receive V Awards depending on the number of… Read More

Runshaw Business Centre receives prestigious acclaim from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)

In a letter of commendation, the CIM “commended Runshaw College for the excellent standard of results achieved for assessments submitted in the December 2015 assessments session for the Marketing Principles module of the Foundation Certificate in Marketing.” A total of nineteen delegates from a variety of industries and institutions, including both the public and private… Read More

Students Meet their Catalan Pen Pals

Runshaw students meet their pen pals from Spain

Thirty students and their teachers from Institut Argentona in the Catalonia region of Spain were finally able to meet their Runshaw pen pals face to face after a year of writing to each other. The Catalan students delivered presentations to students of Spanish on different aspects of their life, including their studies and their career aspirations… 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