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Double gold for Myerscough gardens at Southport Flower Show

Posted on Thursday 18 August 2016

Show Gardens built by staff and learners of Myerscough College have both been given Gold awards at the annual Southport Flower Show.


The prestigious annual event, which runs until Sunday, has once again seen Myerscough given the task of bringing to life the winning entries in the annual Schools Design-a-Garden Competition, with both finished show gardens, built by Myerscough work-based staff and learners, given the top award by the show’s judges.


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Myerscough student's latest Rio diary

Posted on Thursday 18 August 2016

Myerscough College mature student, John Davies, is in Rio volunteering in the medical team at the Olympics.


John is a retired consultant anaesthetist and completed a Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Motorsport with Myerscough this year.


He is part of the ‘field of play recovery’ medical team (FoPRT), set up by the local Olympic organisers, to go to the aid of anyone in the Olympic family, coaches, administrators and members of the Olympic .. read more

Myerscough greenkeepers named among best in country

Posted on Wednesday 17 August 2016

Myerscough College learners dominate the shortlist for the 2016 Toro BIGGA Student Greenkeeper of the Year.


The College has four nominations of the six national learners named as finalists for the annual event that celebrates the best student greenkeepers in the country.


The four work-based learners nominated are:


Tom Smith, Deputy Head Greenkeeper at Cams Hall Estate Golf Club, Fareham.


Matthew Brighton, Deputy .. read more

Residential bursaries available for new agriculture, countryside & floristry students

Posted on Wednesday 17 August 2016

Myerscough College is pleased to announce a Residential Support Fund has been made available for new applicants to agriculture, countryside and floristry courses.

Applicants in these subject areas in both further and higher education can apply now for assistance with the cost of living in halls.


Prospective students who can demonstrate skills and experience in their subject and can show an ongoing commitment to their course may be eligible for free acc .. read more

Student satisfaction remains high at Myerscough College

Posted on Monday 15 August 2016

Student satisfaction remains very high at Myerscough College, after the latest results of the National Student Survey.


100% of Myerscough students in arboriculture, equine and sport, said they were satisfied overall with their course, with the figure standing at 97% for veterinary nursing and farriery students, and 95% for golf students.


84% of students said they were satisfied overall with their course, according to the independent figures released .. read more

Formal partnership for Myerscough Basketball & Lancashire Spinners

Posted on Thursday 11 August 2016

Myerscough College’s Basketball Academy has agreed a formal educational partnership with the Lancashire Spinners.


The idea of the partnership with the Spinners – who play in the top flight of the English Basketball League - is to further develop a pathway for students to play the sport at an elite level.


The agreement will run from the start of the forthcoming season, starting next month, and will run through the 2018-19 season and priori .. read more

Myerscough student’s Rio Olympic diary

Posted on Wednesday 10 August 2016

Myerscough College mature student, John Davies, is in Rio volunteering in the medical team at the Olympics.


John is a retired consultant anaesthetist and completed a Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Motorsport with Myerscough this year.


He is part of the ‘field of play recovery’ medical team (FoPRT), set up by the local Olympic organisers, to go to the aid of anyone in the Olympic family, coaches, administrators and members of the Olympic .. read more

Further Merseyside expansion plans for Myerscough College

Posted on Friday 05 August 2016

Myerscough College is set to further expand its learning provision in Merseyside as part of a multi-million pound scheme to revamp a local park.


Bowring Park in Huyton has received a major funding boost following a successful bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Big Lottery Fund (BLF), which will bring almost £2 million to a major project to restore the historic park. The project will see Myerscough offering courses in offering horticulture, sportstur .. read more

Strong Myerscough presence at Deaf Euros

Posted on Wednesday 03 August 2016

Two Myerscough College students are off to Poland this week as part of the Great Britain Deaf Under-21 squad for the inaugural European Championships.


Utility player Joe Blockley and goalkeeper Adam Thomas will play in the tournament, which takes place this month in Wroclaw. 20-year-old Joe, from Leyland, is currently studying a Foundation Degree in Football Coaching, while 19-year-old Adam, from Blackpool, graduated from Myerscough last year with a Level 3 BTEC .. read more

More award nominations for Myerscough floristry

Posted on Thursday 28 July 2016

Myerscough College’s floristry department has been shortlisted for yet more national awards.


The British Florist Association (BFA) Awards recognise the best in the industry with a prestigious annual ceremony. Myerscough College has four nods this year, having been shortlisted in the category of Training Provider of the Year, while staff members Sam Cook and Alison Ogden are nominated for Floristry Tutor of the Year. Myerscough student, Fiona West, who has j .. read more

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