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College Weather Update

18 February 2022

Update: Saturday 19 February 2022 We hope that everyone stayed safe throughout Friday's storm and look forward to welcoming staff and students back into College as usual from Monday 21 February.Update: Friday 18 February ...

National Apprenticeship Week

04 February 2022

National Apprenticeship Week is an exciting opportunity to celebrate our Apprenticeships, engage with a range of local and national employers, and learn a little more about the Apprenticeship offer at Orbital South Colleges.See what our students ...

Salon Systems come to JRC

14 January 2022

Our Beauty Therapy Level 2 and Body & Spa Therapy Level 3 students were very excited to welcome Salon Systems to John Ruskin College. Janet Palmer, a Nail Technology tutor from Salon Systems spent the day assisting and training the students to he...

Sports Trip to Chelsea Stadium

10 January 2022

Our Sport Level 3 students were fortunate to take an amazing trip to Stamford Bridge Football Stadium, the home of Chelsea Football Club!Our students were given a guided tour starting with the Chelsea FC Museum informing them of the rich 115-year...

Returning to College

02 January 2022

IMPORTANT UPDATE - 02 JANUARY 2022The Government has today announced that all students should again wear face coverings in class.  In Further Education Colleges, this applies to all learning settings including workshops, salons and studios i...

College closure for festive break

17 December 2021

The College is now closed until the 4 January. We would like to wish all our students and staff a happy and safe festive break.Continue to test over the holidaysAll students and staff should continue to test over the holidays in line wit...

JRC partner with Jobcentre Plus for new Youth Hub

15 December 2021

John Ruskin College in South Croydon is proud to partner with Jobcentre Plus to deliver a brand-new Youth Hub. This project is part of a wider initiative across Great Britain to help jobseekers access training and job opportunities.The hub is par...

Interview and Employability Skills Workshop

14 December 2021

John Ruskin College welcomed the chance to hold an Interview and Employability Skills Workshop for our Art and Design Level 3 students.Melinda Ashford, Partnerships and Program Manager at Croydon Commitment, coordinated the event and invited alon...

Hair & Media Make-Up Alumni Talk

10 December 2021

Our past Hair & Media Make-Up Level 3 student Ashleigh, joined us at John Ruskin College to talk to our current students.She gave an overview of her start at JRC and how the course helped her progress to professional work on the production of...

Face Coverings Update | December 2021

08 December 2021

Face coverings are now mandatory on public transport and in shops, unless exempt.From Tuesday 30 November, we require that face coverings should be worn in all communal areas (excluding classrooms) this applies to st...

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