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Myerscough College student scores on England Counties rugby debut

Posted on Wednesday 04 March 2015

A Myerscough College student had a dream international rugby debut after scoring a try for England Counties against Scotland.


Jordan Dorrington came off the bench as a replacement during the game and capped his debut by scoring in a 37-3 victory over Scotland Clubs XV. The 21-year-old studies a Foundation Degree in Health & Personal Training at Myerscough, while playing for Fylde .. read more

England cricket star gives coaching lesson to Myerscough students

Posted on Wednesday 04 March 2015

Myerscough College cricket students have been treated to a coaching lesson by an England international off spinner, Stephen Parry.


The Lancashire star popped into see students on the Level 3 BTEC programme at the college’s Preston campus, overseeing a training session as well as coaching some of the students on a one-to-one level, followed by a question & answer session on t .. read more

Myerscough continues workforce training initiative

Posted on Wednesday 04 March 2015

Myerscough College continues to play a major role in an initiative to provide free, high quality training to businesses across Lancashire.


The college is a major partner in a £5.6m programme to provide support for almost 4,000 staff working in small-medium size businesses across the county. The Lancashire Skills Support for the Workforce (LSS) scheme is run by the County Council .. read more

Campus roundup

Posted on Wednesday 25 February 2015

A host of international call-ups for Myerscough rugby students


A number of Myerscough College rugby students are celebrating international recognition.


Level 3 BTEC Rugby Studies student, 17-year-old Jake Pope, came on as a replacement for England U18s in their 21-5 victory over Fra .. read more

Lancashire County Cricket captain coaches prospective Myerscough students

Posted on Tuesday 24 February 2015

Prospective Myerscough College cricket students have been treated to a coaching lesson from the new captain of Lancashire County Cricket Club, Tom Smith, at our Emirates Old Trafford centre.


The new skipper popped in for a net as part of a College Open Day for the BTEC Level 3 course in Cricket Studies starting in September at the centre. Myerscough also operate a BTEC course, as well .. read more

Myerscough College chosen as England Counties XV training base

Posted on Monday 23 February 2015

Myerscough College is delighted to be hosting the England Counties XV rugby union squad ahead of their latest international.


The squad will use Myerscough as a training base ahead of the game with Scotland Club XV at Fylde Rugby Club on Friday (February 27th). With the college in close proximity to the game and with Myerscough’s strong Rugby Studies section, .. read more

Apprenticeship success for Liverpool trainee Josh

Posted on Friday 20 February 2015

A Myerscough College learner is on the road to a full career in horticulture after a successful traineeship lead to him being offered a full apprenticeship.


Josh Foster started his traineeship with Myerscough College last September by being placed with the organisation, CaritaSE by the Brothers of Charity, based at Thingwell Hall in Liverpool. After completing this he’s now progr .. read more

Myerscough retains Matrix standard

Posted on Thursday 19 February 2015

Myerscough College has officially been reaccredited following the Matrix assessment process.


The Matrix standard is the unique quality standard for organisations to assess and measure their advice and support services, which ultimately supports individuals in their choice of career, learning, work and life goals.


This successful .. read more

Aussie cricket adventure for Myerscough student

Posted on Tuesday 17 February 2015

A Myerscough College student will fly out to Australia next month after being named in the England Learning Disabilities cricket squad for their tour Down Under.


Thomas Wilson plays club cricket for Kirkby Lonsdale in Cumbria and also represents Lancashire CCC. The batsman has been part of the England LD squad for the past year and has already toured with his country to Holland. .. read more

Get ready for Myerscough College’s Lambing Weekend

Posted on Friday 13 February 2015

Myerscough College’s Lee Farm will again be open to the public this spring for its ever popular Lambing Weekend, on Saturday & Sunday, March 14th & 15th.

Following on from the success of previous events, Myerscough College is holding a public open weekend next month for the spring lambing season.


.. read more

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