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Tue 27

Open Event

June 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Best Learner Accolade for John Ruskin College Vocational Sports Student

June 9, 2017

From left to right- Mohammed Ramzan, Becky Croucher, Xavier Tinto. Becky Croucher, BTEC level 3 Sports student received a highly acclaimed Best Learner Award, which was presented at the ‘Best Learner ceremony’ by Lord Tope at The House of Lords on 25th May. This is an annual event which celebrates the achievements of students from […]

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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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Poetry Competition

December 15, 2016

Two very different writers develop their creativity in poetry writing The College held an internal poetry competition at the beginning of the Academic year. It was designed by Lisa Claxton, a member of staff who works in the Learning Resource Centre at the College. The Winners of the competition were announced on 12th December 2016. […]

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Matrix Matrix AC LSIS Leaders in Diversity Ofsted Outstanding Investors In People - Gold Investors In People - Gold 2015 Croydon Business Excellence Awards Sixth Form Colleges Association 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.