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From Japan to Preston – Taro’s journey to study Sportsturf

Posted on Thursday 24 July 2014

Myerscough College have always had a strong track record of attracting students from overseas, but for one student from the Far East, the college’s reputation lead him to leave his native Japan to move to Preston to further his career.

Taro Fujiwara hails from the city of Mishima, in the county of Shizuoka. The 24-year-old has just graduated from Myerscough College with a Founda .. read more

News In Brief

Posted on Wednesday 16 July 2014

Myerscough College get to ‘have a go’ at The Skills Show

Myerscough College has been selected by The Edge Foundation/VQ Day to replicate the "Mini Digger Challenge" have a go activity at this years Skills Show at Birmingham NEC November 13th - 15th 2014.

The Skills Show .. read more

Myerscough College award new Honorary Fellowships

Posted on Wednesday 16 July 2014

Myerscough College is delighted to announce four more people have been awarded Honorary Fellowships.

Professional zoologist and conservationist, Andrew Gray; Education technology guru, Sal Cooke; equality and diversity champion, Kieron Brady; and award winning BBC Radio Lancashire presenter, Stephen Lowe, have all accepted the highest honour that the college can bestow. They have now b .. read more

Leading female race engineer visits Myerscough motorsport

Posted on Tuesday 15 July 2014

The first female engineer to win the Le Mans endurance race has paid tribute to the motorsport courses on offer at Myerscough College during a recent visit.

Audi Sport’s Leena Gade was in Bilsborrow to be given a tour of the college’s motorsport facilities and to be a guest at one of the college’s end of year Presentation of Awards ceremonies. Leena flew in from her .. read more

Deaf Myerscough student lands dream Veterinary Nursing role

Posted on Friday 11 July 2014

A Myerscough College student has overcome being deaf to land a dream job as a registered Veterinary Nurse.

Bethany Acton has just graduated with a Foundation Degree in Veterinary Nursing and begins her new role at the Vets4Pets practice in Morecambe next month.

As Beth is deaf, the course has been particularly challenging for her .. read more

Myerscough College prepares to host European Farriery Championships

Posted on Wednesday 09 July 2014

Myerscough College will host the European Farriery Championships later this month.

The 2014 Championships & Convention take place between July 25th- 27th at the college’s main Preston campus. Held every two years, the event attracts elite ntries from leading farriers based all over Europe. They were last held in Austria in 2012.

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Palmer Cup success for Myerscough golf student

Posted on Wednesday 02 July 2014

A Myerscough College golf student is celebrating after being part of the winning European team in the college version of the Ryder Cup against the U.S.A.

Louis Tomlinson was part of Team Europe, who took part in the Palmer Cup, an annual international collegiate event between Europe and the United States. Europe dominated the final day of the event at Walton Heath Golf Club in Surrey, .. read more

Myerscough Motorsport score a double podium success

Posted on Tuesday 01 July 2014

There was a double success for Myerscough College Motorsport over the weekend at the latest round of the 2014 BRSCC Northern Formula Ford championship at Oulton Park.

Myerscough College Motorsport supports two cars in this year’s championship, with both cars seeing a podium finish.

The Van Diemen based JL013K car of Ian Wol .. read more

News in brief

Posted on Friday 27 June 2014

Myerscough students replace Indian tree in Croxteth Park

Thus week, as part of a ‘Tree Planting Aftercare and Protection’ module, the Arboriculture Department at Myerscough College’s Merseyside campus at Croxteth planted a specimen Indian Bean tree.

The tree, an unusual specimen, .. read more

Spotlight – Myerscough Rugby Academy

Posted on Friday 27 June 2014

Recently, we welcomed the team from Talking Rugby Union (www.talkingrugbyunion.co.uk) to our main Preston campus for a look around our Rugby Academy:


A small village in Lancashi .. read more

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