Students Enjoy Liverpool Photography Trip

Level 2 Art & Design students enjoyed a day trip to Liverpool to take photographs of architecture for an assessed brief. Students had great fun and came back to college with lots of great photos – these will be used for a digital art project to create an installation for the Museum of Liverpool.

Social Science Students Visit Buddhist Temple

Social Science students spent a day at Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre at Coniston Priory in Ulverston, Cumbria. Manjushri KMC is home to the first Kadampa Temple for World Peace, which houses the largest bronze statue of Buddha cast in the West. Twenty seven students spent the day at the internationally renowned centre for meditation, learning… 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

Runshaw College wins BTEC Award for Outstanding College of the Year

Results Day 2016 - BTEC College of the Year

The event, which celebrates achievement in the country’s most widely taken vocational qualification, was held at the Royal Horticultural Halls in London on Thursday 7th July 2016. The awards recognise the nearly one million students around the country who are studying BTEC qualifications this year. Pearson, who own BTECs, received nearly 1,000 nominations across the… Read More

2016 Results Confirm Runshaw as England’s Number 1!

Results Day 2016 - BTEC College of the Year

After another set of spectacular results in A Levels and in other advanced level qualifications this August, more than 500 of our students will now be progressing to the elite (Russell Group) universities and to a range of highly prestigious dance, music and performing arts academies. And dozens of students (a record proportion of those… Read More

Exam Results and Certificates Information


It’s a very exciting and nervous time of year for students as results are released over the next few weeks. BTEC Level 3 results will be posted out today and students should receive them early next week. Certificates are available for collection from Tuesday 6 September. BTEC Level 2 results will be posted out today… Read More

SEIC Taster Day

Current Year 1 Extended Diploma in Applied Science students had their first experience of our state-of-the-art facilities at the new, £6.5m, Science and Engineering Innovation Centre this week. The fun-packed day involved synthesising aspirin, extracting DNA, which was taken home in a vial attached to a lanyard, and determining the focal length of various lenses… Read More

Medical and Science Society Awards Evening

Runshaw College is celebrating a record breaking year for their Medical and Science Societies, after seventy students achieved British Science Association CREST awards, sixty of whom were awarded the highest gold standard award. During a recent awards evening to celebrate this fantastic success, parents, students and staff were able to see for themselves the amazing opportunities… Read More

Travel & Tourism students flying high!

Runshaw College’s Travel and Tourism department is flying high as they prepare to launch their new mock aircraft teaching facilities in September. They are also celebrating the amazing success of their former students who have recently landed dream jobs working as cabin crew for some of the biggest names in aviation. Former Runshaw students are… Read More

Runshaw Apprenticeship Awards 2016

Apprenticeship Awards 2016

More than 140 guests celebrated the achievements of Apprentices from across Lancashire during the annual Apprenticeship Awards Evening. The event, hosted by Runshaw Business Centre, was held at St Catherine’s Hospice in Lostock Hall on 7 June. With over 500 Apprentices recruited this year and more Apprentices nominated than ever before, judging was extremely tough… Read More

Visual Arts End of Year Show 2016

The School of Visual Arts holds its annual ‘End of year show’ on Thursday 16 This exhibition celebrates the fantastic work of our students from the following courses A Level 3D Design A Level Fine Art A Level Graphics A Level Photography A Level Textiles ED Art & Design ED Graphics Level 2 Art &… Read More

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