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What Our Students Say About Us  (2016/2017)

Kelsey

Department: Work Based Learning (Apprenticeships).

Currently studying: Level 2 Diploma in Legal Administration.

I applied to John Ruskin College because… it has good connections with local firms, such as Forman Law, that helped me establish myself and pursue my career. The College is also local to my place of work and offered the course I wish to study.

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Kieron

Department: Hair and Beauty.

Currently studying: City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Hair & Media Make-up.

I applied to John Ruskin College because… I felt that I could get to where I need to in life by studying at JRC.

The things I have enjoyed most about the College… are going to the gym, meeting new friends and doing hairdressing.

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Millie

Department: Hair and Beauty.

Currently studying: City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing.

I applied to John Ruskin College because… they welcomed me when I came to visit, also their course for Hairdressing was great.

The thing I have enjoyed most about the College… is meeting new people.

On completion of the course I hope to… go on to Level 3 in Hairdressing.

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Megan

Department: Hair and Beauty.

Currently studying: City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Body & Spa Therapies.

I applied to John Ruskin College because… it looked like a great college and I live local.

The things I have enjoyed most about the College… are making new friends and learning new skills.

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Alanah

Department: Health, Care and Early Years.

Currently studying: BTEC Level 2 First Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development.

I applied to John Ruskin College because… I came to an open day and was impressed by the simulated nursery and the staff.

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Kieran

Department: Creative Industries.

Currently studying: BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Art & Design.

I applied to John Ruskin College because… it’s a local college near me and it had the course I wanted to do.

The things I have enjoyed most about the College… are meeting new friends and achieving new things.

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Sophie

Department: Health, Care and Early Years.

Currently studying: BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care.

I applied to John Ruskin College because… my sister studied childcare here previously and loved it. I also chose to study here as it is convenient to where I live and has Outstanding Ofsted rating.

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Louise

Department: Health, Care and Early Years.

Currently studying: BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care.

I applied to John Ruskin College because… it was close to home and the course highly appealed to me when I visited open evening.

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Mian

Department: Science.

Currently studying: BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Applied Science.

I applied to John Ruskin College because… I found out that it was rated outstanding in 2013 by Ofsted.

The things I have enjoyed most about the College… are having a supportive tutor, the enrichment activities the college offers and being a learner rep.

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Nathaniel

Department: Science.

Currently studying: BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Applied Science.

I applied to John Ruskin College because… one of my close friends recommended the College to me.

The thing I have enjoyed most about the College… is the range of activities.

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Rokeya

Department: Sports.

Currently studying: BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport.

I applied to John Ruskin College because… I believed that this college was the only one that felt right for me. This course fitted perfectly with my career path.

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Jaden

Department: Sport.

Currently studying: BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Sport.

I applied to John Ruskin College because… I have been following the sports instagram for over 2 years, and I was really interested in the facilities and sportsmanship.

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Kiether

Department: Creative Industries.

Currently studying: BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Art & Design.

I applied to John Ruskin College because… it is a friendly place to study and they also have learning support to help me on my course and with my English and Maths.

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Katie

Department: Creative Industries.

Currently studying: BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production (TV & Film).

I applied to John Ruskin College because… I heard amazing reviews about this college and it was recommended to me so many times I had to go!

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Lauren

Department: Hair and Beauty.

Currently studying: City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing.

I applied to John Ruskin College because… it had childcare on site, it is local to my house and the Ofsted report was outstanding.

The things I have enjoyed most about the College… are meeting new people and learning extra hairdressing skills from our tutors.

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Sophia

Department: Hair and Beauty.

Currently studying: City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Body & Spa Therapies.

I applied to John Ruskin College because… it looked like a good and friendly college, and it was local to me.

The things I have enjoyed most about the College… are making new friends and learning about beauty.

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Trinity

Department: Creative Industries.

Currently studying: BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Creative Digital Media Production.

I applied to John Ruskin College because… I wanted to expand my horizons as I live in Crawley. The things I have enjoyed most about the College… are my course, making new friends and building relationships with teachers.

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Laura

Department: Work Based Learning (Apprenticeships).

Currently studying: Level 3 Legal Administration.

I applied to John Ruskin College because… I wanted to get an apprenticeship after travelling.

The thing I have enjoyed most about the Apprenticeship… is getting to work in a legal environment with Solicitors.

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Onielia

Department: Business.

Currently studying: Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Business.

I applied to John Ruskin College because… it is an outstanding College which offers real courses that lead to real careers and because it appealed to me that at this college only your best is good enough.

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Abiodun

Department: Business.

Currently studying: BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business Management.

I applied to John Ruskin College because… I wanted to study business management at an outstanding College and John Ruskin College had all the facilities and opportunities to help me achieve that.

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Chelsea-Ann

Department: Business.

Currently studying: Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Business.

I applied to John Ruskin College because… it is an outstanding college and I thought that it would be a good stepping stone for my career.

The things I have enjoyed most about the College… are the enrichment activities such as volleyball.

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Kordian

Department: Business.

Currently studying: Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Business.

The things I have enjoyed most about the College… are friendly students and friendly staff.

On completion of the course I hope to… progress to Level 3 Business.

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Georgia

Department: Creative Industries.

Currently studying: BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design (Photography).

I applied to John Ruskin College because… it seemed like a great college when I came for the opening evening and when I looked around the college it looked amazing, especially the sugar cube studio.

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Holly

Department: Foundation Learning.

Currently studying: BTEC Business Level 1.

I applied to John Ruskin College because… I heard it was an outstanding College by my brother and because they had the course I wanted to study.

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Trevor

Department: Creative Industries.

Currently studying: BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Creative Digital Media Production.

I applied to John Ruskin College because… I had people recommend it to me.

The things I have enjoyed most about the College… are the teachers and the College environment.

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Jovani

Department: Creative Industries.

Currently studying: BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design (Photography).

I applied to John Ruskin College because… it was an outstanding college and the teachers were accommodating when I came for the open day.

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Leah

Department: Creative Industries.

Currently studying: BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art and Design (Graphic Design).

I applied to John Ruskin College because… I wanted to try something different for myself and heard that the college has good facilities.

The things I have enjoyed most about the College… meeting new people that have given me more confidence.

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Katie

Department: Creative Industries.

Currently studying: BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production (TV & Film).

I applied to John Ruskin College because… I heard amazing reviews about this college and it was recommended to me so many times I had to go!

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Shannon

Department: Creative Industries.

Currently studying: BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Art & Design.

I applied to John Ruskin College because… they offered the course I would like to pursue a career in, in the future and it was most convenient to me as it is close to home.

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Romell

Department: Foundation Learning.

Currently studying: BTEC Sports Level 1.

I applied to John Ruskin College because… it was the only college I heard about when I came in 2015 and the fact that it was outstanding I decided to stay.

The things I have enjoyed most about the College… are the support from the teachers and the friendly environment.

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Lauren

Department: Health, Care and Early Years.

Currently studying: BTEC Level 2 First Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development.

I applied to John Ruskin College because… I live close to the college and I came to an open day and liked the course and staff.

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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.