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Myerscough students off overseas thanks to travel scholarships

Posted on Thursday 28 April 2016

Myerscough College students will undertake overseas trips later this year as part of their studies after being awarded travel scholarships.

Now in its eighth year, the annual fund, from the Lancaster and Morecambe Agriculture & Horticulture Society Scholarship programme, in conjunction with Norbreck Genetics Ltd, is once again paying out thousands of pounds to encourage young farmers, horticulturalists and equine students to study or explore business ideas ab .. read more

Grant boosts Myerscough digital learning

Posted on Tuesday 26 April 2016

A project aimed at revolutionising digital learning at Myerscough College is well on the way to completion.

Myerscough was selected last year as just one of a handful of projects to receive a share of £750,000 to support a new project thanks to the University for Industry (Ufi) Trust, as part of the launch of their ‘VocLearnTech’ projects.

Myerscough’s project involves the production of interactive instructional videos for the .. read more

Myerscough golfers sweep the board in ICT season

Posted on Wednesday 20 April 2016

It’s been a great year for Myerscough College’s F.E golf students, with both individual and team success on the course to add to the programme’s growing reputation.

Myerscough has qualified for next week’s national finals of this season’s Intercollegiate Tour (ICT). The College field sides in both the ‘gross’ (scores from scratch) and ‘nett’ (scores with handicap added) leagues, with Myerscough A winning both .. read more

Myerscough Corporation seeks new board members

Posted on Wednesday 20 April 2016

Myerscough College’s Corporation is seeking new members to join the board.

Myerscough College is an innovative, dynamic, land-based & sports College, providing Further Education, Higher Education, & work-based learning on a local, regional, national and international level including online delivery.

The current board includes people drawn from a range of backgrounds and experience who make a vital contribution to the work of the college .. read more

Cash boost for Myerscough Old Trafford cricketers

Posted on Tuesday 19 April 2016

Cricket students at Myerscough College’s Old Trafford centre will enjoy greater playing opportunities this season thanks to a donation from the Lancashire County Cricket Club Foundation.

The award from the LCCC Foundation, which is the charitable and community arm of the club, will support Myerscough in their 2016 fixture programme. The College’s T20 playing shirts have the LCCC Foundation logo across the front of them and the students will be playing .. read more

Successful Maltese trip for Myerscough netballers

Posted on Monday 18 April 2016

Sixteen members of the Myerscough Netball squad travelled to Malta recently to compete in six games in three days as part of a tour.

The matches consisted of two friendlies against local teams, two games within the tournament against local teams and two games against the Malta national squad. 

The group first played at the Kirkop Sports Centre in two friendly games against local Maltese teams before Myerscough Netball took part in tournament com .. read more

American adventure for another Myerscough basketball student

Posted on Monday 18 April 2016

Another Myerscough College basketball student is ready to make a name for himself in the States after signing a scholarship.

George Darling has committed to NCAA Division 1 School Weber State on a full athletic scholarship for the 2016/17 season.

George will become the second Myerscough graduate to join the Wildcats following Kiko Stavrev, who will enter his second year in September. After receiving interest from a number of schools George& .. read more

Myerscough Golden Roses – winners announced

Posted on Friday 15 April 2016

The winners of the 2016 Myerscough Golden Roses Teaching Awards have been unveiled.

This was the third year Myerscough in conjunction with UCLan Students’ Union held an awards celebration to pay tribute to teaching and professional services staff across the institution.

The winners received a trophy & a bouquet of flowers during a ceremony in Myerscough College’s Bowland Suite, attended by staff, students and representatives from .. read more

Exhibition time for Myerscough floristry students

Posted on Thursday 14 April 2016

Myerscough College floristy students are preparing to host their major exhibitions of the year.

The Level 6 Professional Floristry & Floral Design, BA (Hons) students hold their exhibitions as below:

'Memories Fade' - currently held at South Ribble Museum and Exhibition Centre. Commenced on Friday 8th April and features the work of Sophie O'Regan.

'The Psyche Exhibition' - held at Preston Pavili .. read more

Anti-bullying campaigner addresses Myerscough students

Posted on Wednesday 13 April 2016

Hate crime and anti-bullying campaigner Adrian Derbyshire visited Myerscough College this week to share his amazing story to students.

In 2008, at the age of 34, Adrian suffered a serious brain haemorrhage due to a large, inoperable, tumour in the core of his brain. The haemorrhage also caused chemical meningitis which left him confined to a wheelchair. After originally only being given days to live he gradually rebuilt his life and went on to become a champion i .. read more

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