3D Design Students’ Unveil New SEIC Sculpture

SEIC 3D Design students unveiling

A group of 3D Design students have worked together with local company CSM to design and manufacture a sculpture for the college’s new engineering centre (SEIC). Local company CSM, who work with Runshaw with the education of their engineering apprentices had been awarded a grant from Chorley Council, decided to give something back to the… Read More

Pet Therapy Returns to Runshaw

Pet Therapy relaxing students

During the often stressful exam season, college provided resources to students to encourage wellbeing, including lavender to calm the mind and rosemary to improve the memory and concentration, as well tangle teasers and free herbal teas. One of the most popular events was pet therapy. There are many proven benefits that contact with animals reduces stress… Read More


Following a number of queries from students and parents/guardians, we can confirm that ALL public examinations will take place as scheduled at Runshaw College this week. Students who have been affected by the bombing in Manchester on Monday evening can apply for special consideration; please contact your pastoral mentor, or the exams office at Runshaw… Read More

Manchester Attack

It is with enormous sadness that it appears that one of the people who lost their lives in Monday’s Manchester attack was one of our students here at Runshaw College. Georgina Callander was a former Bishop Rawstorne pupil studying with us on the second year of her Health and Social Care course. Our deepest sympathies,… Read More

Accounting Students’ Fantastic Success

Congratulations and very well done to the hard working and highly motivated A2 Accounting students who have managed to secure places on prestigious university sponsored degrees and school leaver programmes for global accounting firms. Name Programme Olivia Hollins PWC Assurance School Leaver Programme Junaid Hussain KPMG 360 School Leaver Programme Arjun Singh RSM Accounting and… Read More

Vocational Students’ Outstanding Success Celebration

In order to celebrate our Vocational students’ outstanding success this year, we held a Prestigious Destination Lunch in our Foxholes restaurant. Over 60 students were invited to attend the event to mark our great pride in their achievements. The lunch was principally to recognise particularly prestigious university offers, highly competitive degree apprenticeships and outstanding offers… Read More

Record Offers for Runshaw Medics!

Runshaw Record 34 Medical Dentistry Vet offers

Runshaw’s already outstanding record has again been broken this year, securing Runshaw as the North West’s Number One for Medical, Dentistry and Veterinary Science Students. 34 students received over 60 offers between them, with students choosing between prestigious universities such as Oxford, Newcastle, UCL, Edinburgh and Lancaster. Students have worked extremely hard to gain these offers, with… Read More

Medical Marvels

Medical Marvels school group

Thirty students from local schools attended college to take part in the School of Science’s new Horizons event, Medical Marvels, with activities designed to deepen their interest in Medicine, Veterinary Science and Dentistry. The afternoon consisted of three sessions; Simulated Casualty; Problem Based Learning and Anatomical Drawing. In these sessions, students learned how to do simple interrupted… Read More

Operating Theatre Live

operating theatre live students preparing

The School of Science welcomed Operating Theatre Live to college as part of the medical curriculum. The day included learning how to measure the amount of anaesthetic a patient would need and how it would be administered. Students also learned how to intubate a patient using real lungs! Throughout the day, students were able to… Read More

Medical Society Members ‘Experience Medicine’ at RPH

Fifty members of Runshaw Medical Society went to ‘Experience Medicine’ at the Royal Preston Hospital. The event was hosted by Lancashire Hospitals Teaching Trust and provides prospective Medics with the opportunity to carry out simulated medical procedures such as taking blood and what takes place during an initial assessment on arrival at hospital. Our medics… 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

The Big Debate 2017

Well done to Tauheedul Islam Boys’ High School who have won our Big Debate event last night. Academy@Worden came a close second, with Tarleton Academy and Fulwood Academy also making some great arguments. Runshaw Government and Politics students  Rebecca Morrison, Ryan Hoey, Ellit Pledger, Georgina Boyle and George Turner chaired the debates and judged the arguments.… 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

Liberal Democrats Leader Tim Farron visits Runshaw

Runshaw Alumni Tim Farron visited the College on Monday, 27th March 2017 and spent time with Government and Politics students who welcomed the Leader of Liberal Democratic party, curious to learn about his own experiences of the college where he studied A Levels some thirty years previously. The students were also treated to an exclusive… Read More

UK Linguistics Olympiad Success!

Runshaw students have entered the UKLO

The UK Linguistics Olympiad (UKLO) is a competition in which students have to solve linguistic data problems. Each year hundreds of students compete in two or three hours of ‘code-breaking’ – analysing the patterns in a small amount of linguistic data, and working out how the underlying system works. The UK Olympiad also enters at least… Read More