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M25 Closure 12 to 15 July at OSC

12 July 2024

There may be some distruption to the usual commute on Monday with National Highways  planning to close a section of the M25 between junction 10 at Wisley to junction 11 at Chertsey, starting overnight on Friday 12 July  and c...

OSC Nominations for Pearson National Teaching Awards

03 June 2024

At Orbital South Colleges, we are pleased to share that 4 of our tutors and our Public Service team were nominated for The Pearson National Teaching Awards. The awards are run by The Teaching Awards Trust to support the Pearson Awards missio...

Mental Health Week at OSC

20 May 2024

This past week here at East Surrey College and John Ruskin College, we have supported our staff and students with a range of activities and talks in different areas with a focus on movement and supporting wellbeing.Across both colleges the Life S...

Successful AHT Finals in Blackpool

16 May 2024

On Sunday 12 and Monday 13 May, our student finalists from Orbital South Colleges, competed in the AHT (Association of Hairdressers and Therapists) final at the Norbreck Castle Hotel and Spa in Blackpool.Our students were from both our Colleges a...

Success of JRC students at Crystal Palace

16 May 2024

Jesse, a John Ruskin College student, stood tall at the forefront of the Crystal Palace investors meeting on Wednesday, 14 February. Although nervous, Jesse spoke and presented exceptionally well, earning words from the CEO saying, “he...

Supporting Mental Health Week at JRC

13 May 2024

It is Mental Health Awareness Week; this year's theme is all about movement and moving more for mental health.When life’s busy, it can be tricky finding time for wellbeing-boosting activities.  But finding moments for movement migh...

Industrial Action 7 to 9 May at JRC

07 May 2024

This week at John Ruskin College there may be some disruption to travel due to Industrial Action due to take place from Tuesday 7 May to Thursday 9 May.Despite the disruption the campus will be open as usual on these 3 days; however, we ask that ...

Building student career pathways at JRC

02 May 2024

On 1 May, at John Ruskin College, the Careers team hosted another successful Careers Fair. A wide range employers and University representatives joined us at the event, to take students through career and progression opportunities including ...

AHT Southern Regional Competition finals at JRC

03 April 2024

At John Ruskin College today we hosted the AHT (Association of Hairdressers and Therapists) Southern Regional Competition finals.Students from Orbital South Colleges, College of Northwest London, West Suffolk and SB Hair and Beauty competed acros...

Safeguarding guidance on domestic abuse protection

03 April 2024

The holiday period often brings with it a reported increase in police callouts for incidents of domestic abuse.The Government are consulting on whether the draft statutory guidance is clear and comprehensive. In the Domestic Abuse Act 2021 the go...

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