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  • 28th January 2020

    Religion and Revolution in 20th Century Russia

    Ruskin Tutor Dr Gayle Lonergan was invited to the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna on 23 January to speak on the theme of Religion and Revolution with fellow academic Clemena Antonova. They discussed the tradition of religious philosophy alongside the political history of the early years of the Bolshevik Party, as both religion and politics responded to the crisis of modernisation i...

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  • 15th January 2020

    Award-winning software set to transform FE learning

    FE teaching at Ruskin College is set to be revolutionised with the introduction of new cutting-edge software that will greatly enhance the learning experience for Ruskin students.    The new software, developed by award-winning company Century, will significantly improve the way Ruskin tutors will be able to deliver the curriculum to students on English, Maths and IT courses. The...

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  • 12th September 2019

    Access student lands nursing degree at Brookes

    Lateefah, a recent graduate of Ruskin’s hugely successful Access to HE Nursing programme, is celebrating being offered a sought-after place at Oxford Brookes University to study Adult Nursing. She joins her fellow graduates of this flagship Access programme who have taken up key university and apprenticeship places across the UK. She visited her tutor, Sally Mercer, in college on Tuesday to...

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  • 4th June 2019

    Scholarship award for star student

    An outstanding Ruskin student has been awarded a coveted Oxford Brookes University Community Scholarship. Malachi, an Access to HE Social Science student, will go on to join a journalism degree programme at Brookes in September. The Oxford Brookes University Community Scholarship rewards students who have taken part in community engagement, either within their school or college or ...

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  • 2nd May 2019

    Ruskin shines in Matrix inspection

    Ruskin received a glowing assessment for its provision of support services to students, following a Matrix Standard inspection. The Matrix Standard assesses and measures information, advice and guidance services, which support students in their choice of career, learning, work and life goals. The inspection looked at all aspects of college activity and spoke to a wide range of peop...

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  • 5th March 2019

    Ruskin students rally to help the homeless in Oxford

    Ruskin Health and Social Care students, together with the Ruskin Students' Union, held an open meeting to attempt to tackle the issue of homelessness in Oxford in the Ruskin Room at Exeter College. The aim of the meeting was to enable people to come together and voice their opinions on the issue, to discuss strategies to address the worsening homelessness situation, and to work towards finding...

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  • 1st March 2019

    Sisters fight for the living wage

    To mark International Women’s Day, Ruskin Tutor Monica Mottin joined four other inspirational women speaking about their activism and experiences surrounding their fight to secure the living wage for all workers in Oxford. Monica, Tutor on our flagship MA in Global Labour and Social Change, joined Shaista Aziz, Michelle Codrington-Rogers, Dana Mills and Amantha Edmead, on the stage at t...

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  • 27th February 2019

    Oxford Pride comes to Ruskin

    To celebrate LGBT History Month, Ruskin was delighted to welcome the Chair of Oxford Pride, Debbie Brixey, to talk to students and staff. She gave a stimulating talk about the history of Oxford Pride and its plans for the future. She entertained with anecdotes about parades she has experienced across the world and answered a wide range of questions from the audience. This year’...

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  • 25th February 2019

    Ruskin ushers in 120 milestone

    We were delighted to kick off our 120th birthday year with a memorable evening of talks, culminating in a stirring keynote speech from the General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress, Frances O’Grady. On the same day that witnessed the college’s historic inaugural meeting in the town hall 120 years ago, we were delighted to welcome friends and colleagues from today’s Trade Union ...

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  • 30th April 2018

    Ruskin celebrates 70 years of the NHS

    Ruskin held a successful three day health symposium to celebrate 70 years of the National Health Service, timed to coincide with World Health Day. The book, Global Health Watch 5 was also launched at the event. The well-attended symposium was held in the Ruskin Annex at Exeter College, Walton Street, and drew in over 70 people during the course of the three days. Those attending included stude...

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