Our Vision

Welcome to Ruskin College.


A society where everyone has access to quality education regardless of their background, and the opportunity to fulfil their potential


To provide the best level of education and inclusion opportunities to adults - particularly those who may be excluded or disadvantaged - and to transform the individuals concerned along with the communities, groups and societies from which they came


Students First - providing inspirational teaching and learning opportunities

Respect - valuing everyone, all the time

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion - creating a supportive environment

Excellence - setting high expectations

Pride, Celebration and Loyalty - positive attitudes towards studying and working

About us

Our programmes develop students in areas that help enhance and empower the community. 

We offer life changing, second chances to adults with few or no qualifications. 

Support and advice comes as standard, whatever the personal or emotional barrier we can help you achieve success in your studies. 

We’re independent, residential and based in Oxford.