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Corporation seeks new board members

Posted on Friday 27 March 2015

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

The current board includes people drawn from a range of backgrounds and experience who make a vital contribution to the work of the college. Duties include attendance at Corporation meetings, committee meetings and training events. This will involve approximately .. read more

Campus roundup

Posted on Friday 27 March 2015

Myerscough host High Sheriff’s luncheon

Myerscough College were delighted to be the venue for a luncheon attended by a host of past, present and future High Sheriffs of Lancashire.

The afternoon was hosted by former Myerscough College lecturer and outgoing Sheriff, Barry Johns .. read more

Cup final heartbreak for Myerscough footballers

Posted on Friday 27 March 2015

Myerscough College came within seconds of winning the English Schools FA Cup Final after a thrilling game against Hartpury at Doncaster Rovers’ Keepmoat Stadium.

Myerscough lead the game three times and were 3-2 up with the game deep in stoppage time, before a last gasp equaliser took the match into extra time, where Hartpury scored what proved to be the winning goal.

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Floristry students prepare for major exhibition

Posted on Wednesday 25 March 2015

Myerscough College floristry degree students are preparing to host a floral art showcase of their individual floral design pieces.

Next month, members of the public are invited to view the exhibition, entitled “Flowers in the Park’'.  The free exhibition, at Ashton Memorial based within the grounds of Williamson Park, Lancaster is the definitive exhibition of these students’ floral design installations, which concludes their BA (Ho .. read more

Myerscough students off overseas thanks to travel scholarships

Posted on Tuesday 24 March 2015

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

Now in its seventh 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 y .. read more

Another success story for Myerscough’s Rural Business Centre

Posted on Monday 23 March 2015

A Lancashire firm, who joined Myerscough College’s Rural Business Centre as a start-up business, are celebrating their continued growth with a move to new premises.

Inteb are a specialist energy services company to the property sector, advising on ways to improve efficiency, reduce carbon emissions and stay compliant. They decided to develop their company with Myerscough College .. read more

Equine tutor gallops her way to research funding

Posted on Friday 20 March 2015

A Myerscough College equine tutor is off to America in the summer as part of a study into the progression and involvement of women in racing and dairy farming.

H.E lecturer, Eleanor Boden, has been awarded a grant to undertake a project in Kentucky after successfully bidding for funding from the Agriculture Educator Awards 2015, a scheme offered by The Farmers Club to offer bursaries f .. read more

More success for Myerscough golfers

Posted on Friday 20 March 2015

Myerscough College F.E golf students look like having a strong end to the season as they’re on the verge of qualifying for the national finals of this season’s Intercollegiate Tour.

The latest regional event – in which Myerscough field two sides in both the ‘gross’ (scores from scratch) and ‘nett’ (scores with handicap added) – saw the co .. read more

Footballers bid for national cup glory

Posted on Thursday 19 March 2015

Students from the Myerscough College Football Academy are preparing their bid for silverware after the team made it to a prestigious national cup final.

The side will travel to the Keepmoat Stadium, the home of Doncaster Rovers, to play in the final of the English Schools Football Association (ESFA) Under-18 National Cup after progressing through six rounds against teams from across t .. read more

Exciting season end in prospect for Myerscough basketballers

Posted on Thursday 19 March 2015

It’s shaping up to be another highly successful end of season for Myerscough College’s Basketball Academy.

The academy has grown significantly in just under two years since it was introduced and this season is riding high in six different competitions.

The Myerscough Under 19s side have had a very good first season com .. read more

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