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Principal's Charity Golf Day a huge success

Posted on Tuesday 19 May 2015

Myerscough College held its annual Principal’s Charity Golf Day recently with several local corporate teams competing in a full day’s competition in the name of charity.


This year’s event was again a huge success with over £600 raised for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.


As usual, the day was overseen by Foundation Degree Golf Management students at the College. They ran the whole event and made sure the requirement .. read more

Football student offered contract with top flight Portuguese club

Posted on Monday 18 May 2015

A Myerscough College football student is one step closer to his dream of becoming a professional goalkeeper after being offered a contract with Portuguese top flight side Academica OAF.


17-year-old Josh Powell caught the eye of the Primeira Liga club while taking part in the College’s warm weather training camp earlier this year and was invited by the club to train with them as a result.


The camp is an annual event and is part .. read more

Charity football match in memory of Chris

Posted on Wednesday 13 May 2015

Friends of a tragic young student ensured his legacy will live on after staging a football competition in his honour.


Chris Curwen died from lymphoma in September 2010 at the age of the just 23.


Chris, from Preesall, was a former sports student at Myerscough College and the University of Central Lancashire and played for the College teams, the university’s football club and Wyre Villa.


His university teammates set up the Chris Curw .. read more

Myerscough Basketball crowned 2015 EABL Champions

Posted on Monday 11 May 2015

Myerscough College were crowned the 2015 Elite Academy Basketball League National Champions with a 70-56 victory over SGS College on Saturday evening at UEL SportsDock.


They had earlier beaten Charnwood College 66-59 on the Friday evening to progress to the final where they came up against a strong SGS side who had previously eliminated them from the Elite 8 competition a year earlier.


Despite a close first half the Myerscough team really turned it u .. read more

Grand showing for young Horticulturist John in National Final

Posted on Monday 11 May 2015

A Myerscough College Horticulture student finished fourth overall in the Young Horticulturist of the Year competition at Barrington Court, Somerset, this weekend.


20-year-old Foundation Degree student, John Grundy represented the North West and North Wales in the eight person final organised by the Chartered Institute of Horticulture.


John performed superbly in the final taking the highest number of points in the plant identification round and finish .. read more

Myerscough College celebrates apprenticeship success

Posted on Monday 11 May 2015

The success of Landbased Apprentices from across the UK is being celebrated at a graduation ceremony on Wednesday 8th July at Myerscough College.


Hundreds of Apprentices from across the country will come together at the event along with parents, employers and other organisations involved in Apprenticeship delivery.


Speaking at the event will be Lee Jackson, Head Groundsman at Manchester City Football Club who will also be receiving a College Fellowsh .. read more

Campus roundup

Posted on Thursday 07 May 2015

Football students coached by ex-England goalkeeper


Myerscough College football students have been given a coaching session by former England goalkeeper, Chris Woods.


Chris, who is currently the goalkeeping coach for the USA, laid on a special session, involving Myerscough students, .. read more

‘Flowers In The Park’ a huge success

Posted on Tuesday 05 May 2015

Hundreds of people have flocked to see an exhibition by Myerscough College floristry degree students.


‘Flowers In The Park’, created by Ba (Hons) Floral Design students - Nicola Harrison, Victoria Clemson, Jan Dixon, and Rachel Emeny - was a signature display of living art and floral design pieces inside the Ashton Memorial in Williamson Park, in Lancaster. It housed four large scale 3D floral design pieces, focussing on the designer’s personal .. read more

Myerscough student bids for Young Horticulturist of the Year crown

Posted on Tuesday 05 May 2015

A Myerscough College Horticulture student is in line to be named as one of the best in the country after qualifying for the finals of the Young Horticulturist of the Year.


20-year-old Foundation Degree student, John Grundy, was the clear winner at the regional finals beat and now goes forward to the Grand Final at the National Trust's Barrington Court, in Somerset, this weekend, where .. read more

Basketballers take national cup as another student signs USA scholarship

Posted on Tuesday 28 April 2015

Myerscough secured a cup double after winning the AOC (Association of College's) National Elite Cup.


After winning the National Championship title last month in Bath, Myerscough overcame Priestley College, Preston’s College and Tyne Met on their way to the finals which were held at the University of East London with both the semi-final and final taking place o .. read more

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