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Employee of the Year 2017

March 28, 2017

John Ruskin College, the first College in the country to have originally achieved the Leaders in Diversity accreditation in 2013, walked away with two prestigious awards from the National Centre for Diversity Grand Awards 2017 (Thursday 16th March) which took place in Leeds. Tracy Andrews, our Director of Learner Experience & Achievement, won the award […]

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Aspirations of an apprentice

March 10, 2017

John Ruskin College celebrated Apprenticeship Week through having a focus on one of its own Apprentices, Daniel Connaughton, who works as part of the Estates and Facilities Team at the College. Daniel makes the following comments about his experience: “As soon as I saw the opportunity to do an Apprenticeship in ‘Cleaning and Support Services’ […]

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Honours List for John Ruskin College Long Serving Staff Member

March 6, 2017

Sally Obertell was awarded an MBE for her services to education in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Sally was presented with this accolade recently at Buckingham Palace by The Prince of Wales. She has worked for John Ruskin College for 26 years and in Croydon for a total of 38 years with 12 years at […]

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John Ruskin College hosted Semi-Finals of National Hairdressing competition

February 28, 2017

The winning students and their models. The photograph was taken by Jakub Bachleda-Wala, a BTEC  Level 3 Photography student from John Ruskin College. The Hair and Beauty Department at John Ruskin College were very proud to host the Semi Finals of the Southern heats of the National AHT Awards (Association of Hairdressers and Therapists) which […]

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Students at JRC prepare for the National AHT 2017 Awards

February 7, 2017

The Hair and Beauty Department  at John Ruskin College held an in- house competition on January 24th. This was in readiness for the Semi- Finals of the Southern heats of the National AHT Awards (Association of Hairdressers and Therapists) which are being hosted by the College  towards the end of February. Shelly Agneau Wilson, Hairdressing […]

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John Ruskin College December newsletter 2016

January 12, 2017

Click here to download the latest John Ruskin College newsletter (pdf) Message from the Principal and Chief Executive Mohammed Ramzan Our first term back has been hugely successful with high demand for college courses. Our Apprenticeship offer is growing and our Vocational and A level Pathways are proving to be very popular. The achievement of our […]

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Shortlisted for prestigious Award

December 13, 2016

Alec Stow, Chair of Corporation for John Ruskin College was shortlisted for Corporation Board Member of the year at the National Centre for Diversity Awards event held in Birmingham on November 15th. Alec commented,“I was delighted to be nominated for this national award. It is a recognition of the hard work and commitment of the […]

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Mayor of Croydon visits John Ruskin College to celebrate International participation of John Ruskin College students

November 7, 2016

The Mayor of Croydon, Councillor Wayne Trakas- Lawlor kindly gave up his time on 19th October to share experiences with our students on their recent participation in Arnhem. Five students and two members of staff spent five days in Arnhem, (14th-18th September), representing Croydon at the annual ‘Youcee’ International Youth conference, in commemoration of the second […]

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Matrix AC LSIS Leaders in Diversity Ofsted Outstanding Investors In People - Gold Investors In People - Gold 2015 Croydon Business Excellence Awards EU

As part of its funding agreement with the Skills Funding Agency, John Ruskin College vocational courses are part or fully funded by the European Social Fund.