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Category Archives: College Visits

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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John Ruskin College students participate in International Conference in Holland

September 30, 2016

Left to right: Joana Hondo Fernandez, Becky Croucher, Roisin King, Laurean Richards, Jahmal McPherson 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 world war, in particular the battle of Arnhem in 1944. The link […]

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John Ruskin College forges links with Chinese Colleges

December 2, 2014

Left to right: Mr Zhou Hongbin,Tim Eyton-Jones, Gavin Barwell MP and Mr Ni Guoxing John Ruskin College has gone global, making links with two Chinese Principals, Mr Ni Guoxing and  Mr Zhou Hongbin  from different Chinese Colleges. The visit is hopefully the start of a lengthy  collaboration between the three colleges, providing fantastic opportunities for […]

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Launch of World Class Facility at John Ruskin College

June 18, 2014

Staff and Students at John Ruskin College were delighted to receive a visit from Matthew Hancock, MP, Minister of State for Skills and Enterprise in order to officially open the College’s newly refurbished Learning Resource Centre on Friday 13th June. Gavin Barwell MP and two local Councillors, Councillor Jason Cummings and Councillor Andy Stranack were also […]

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Swedish Visit

February 13, 2014

A group of teachers from Bollinas in Sweden visited  the College this week. They, along with some teachers from JRC as well as other Croydon schools and visitors from the local authority are taking part in a two year British Council project looking at how new arrivals from abroad are integrated into schools. The Swedish […]

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Staff and students jet off to take part in the International Youth Conference in Arnhem

September 16, 2013

Front row: L-R Denise Bray, Aida Mugabo, Riianna McKenzie, Charles Anyiam & Becky Gibson Back row: L-R Utsav Patel, Abdul Mansaray Five students and two members of staff  are preparing to spend a thought provoking 4 days in Arnhem, Holland representing Croydon at the annual International Youth Conference during the World War 2 Commemorations of […]

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Celebrating in Style

June 19, 2013

Derek Galloway, Managing Director of Martek Contracts Ltd, (Winners of Best Overall Business 2013) was the special Guest of Honour at the John Ruskin College Awards Evening held at the College on Wednesday 19th June. Links with local employers are an important part of the College developing relationships with the local community. The Awards event […]

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Sinclair Thomas, International Wheelchair Basketball Coach talks ‘strategy’ to John Ruskin College Students

March 21, 2013

Students and staff were very excited to welcome Sinclair Thomas, GB’s Men’s assistant coach for Wheelchair Basketball, to the college on 21st March. He has made several paralympic appearances, 2000 & 2004 as a player and 2008 and 2012 as the assistant coach for Great Britain, winning several medals along the way. The audience comprising […]

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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.