Regional Skills High on Agenda with Nationally Leading Partnership
A regional skills partnership for the Sheffield City Region is aiming to tackle current and future skills shortages in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Regional Skills High on Agenda with Nationally Leading Partnership
A regional skills partnership for the Sheffield City Region is aiming to tackle current and future skills shortages in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
New Year, New Skills, New Daytime and Evening Free Adult Courses
Rotherham College, alongside Dearne Valley College, has added Health and Nutrition and Creative Writing to their wide range of free adult Community Courses.
New Year, New Virtual Open Event: Join Us and Choose Your Future
Find out everything you need to know at Rotherham College’s Virtual Open Event on Saturday 16th January between 10.00am – 12.00pm.
Celebrating Rotherham College’s Festive Community Spirit
As we look to close our doors for the winter break we’ve taken some time to celebrate the fantastic community work carried out over the last few weeks.
Championing Women in Construction: Former Student Joins Rotherham College Brickwork Team
The Brickwork department recently strengthened its staff with the addition of former Rotherham College Level 3 Brickwork Student Ellie Rose Tizard.
Staff and Students Have Boccia Fun in New Activity Zone
Staff and students celebrated International Day of People with Disabilities by running a range of activities celebrating the diversity within the College.
University Centre Rotherham’s Virtual Open Event on 6th January 2021
On Wednesday 6th January 2021 University Centre Rotherham will be hosting a Virtual Open Event to give you information on their higher-level study options.
Food for Thought: Catering and Hospitality Students Cook Essential Meals for Locals in Need
Rotherham College Catering and Hospitality students have been cooking up hot meals and preparing food packages to provide support to those less fortunate.
New FLEX-ible Skills Projects for Adults with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities
Rotherham College has recently launched a new communication and practical sensory programme for adults, aged 25 and over, with SEND.
FLEX Students Serve Up a Treat at Local Luncheon Club
Rotherham College FLEX Students have prepared and delivered meals for the residents of Dinnington as part of a partnership with Dinnington Methodist Church.
Virtual Open Event: Same Help, Advice and Expertise – Just Online!
Those looking to explore their future career options can now sign up to attend our Virtual Open Event which takes place 18th November 3.30 – 6.30pm.
University Centre Rotherham’s Virtual Open Event – 11th November
On Wednesday 11th November University Centre Rotherham (UCR) will be hosting a Virtual Open Event to provide information on its higher-level study options.
Future-Proofing Your Career: Join Us in September 2021
At Rotherham College, we can help you to choose your future and support you to achieve all of your dreams and ambitions – whatever they may be.
Rotherham College Joins New WorldSkills UK Centre of Excellence
Rotherham College (alongside Dearne Valley College and North Notts College, all part of RNN Group) has joined the WorldSkills UK Centre of Excellence.
Capturing Lockdown Life: Art Students Bring Daily Essentials into Focus
A project inspired by artist and photographer Gregg Segal has seen our Art students capturing their lockdown experience in a single expressive photograph.
Considering a Change of Course? It’s Not Too Late – Apply Today
If you’ve not yet applied for college or you’re having second thoughts about going to sixth form, it’s not too late to apply to study at Rotherham College.
Deserved Recognition for Dedicated Staff in Online Awards Ceremony
Brilliant individuals and teams have had their work efforts and ethics celebrated during the RNN Group’s first online awards ceremony.
Calling all students!
You will be contacted by your tutor this week to let you know what day and time you will start College next week. If you have still not heard anything by Friday (11th September), please call us on 01709 722897 or 01709 722701.
University Centre Rotherham’s Virtual Open Event on Wednesday 9th September
University Centre Rotherham (UCR) will be hosting a Virtual Open Event to give you information on local higher-level study options available.
Local College’s Engineering Employer Academy Seals Sponsorship from Global Manufacturing Business
Aspiring engineers attending Rotherham College will continue to benefit from the expertise of the team at global manufacturing giants, AESSEAL.
Rotherham College Constructs Key Partnership With New Employer Academy Sponsor ENGIE
Construction learners at Rotherham College are set to benefit from a new partnership with ENGIE, an energy and services specialist.
On-site Safety Measures – Welcoming you Back Safely
As the start of the new academic year approaches, we are getting ready to safely welcome back our students, both returning and new, this September.
New FLEX-ible provision for students with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND)
Students with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND) will benefit from a flexible, dedicated provision with the launch of the new FLEX department.
Hear Here: Rotherham College Launches Education Podcast
We’ve launched a new podcast series discussing what it’s like to study with us, the many courses on offer and how college can open a world of opportunities.
Rotherham College Extends Partnership with Google Education Provider C-Learning
Students at Rotherham College are to continue seeing the benefits of the world-leading online learning platform, Google for Education
Rotherham College Confirm C-Learning as Digital Employer Academy Sponsor
Computing and Digital students will be the first at the college to benefit from a new partnership with an international cloud learning company, C-Learning.
Rotherham College to be part of the FA Women’s Football Apprenticeship programme
We’re proud to announce we’ve been selected to be part of the FA Women’s Football Apprenticeship programme and are now taking applications for the new role.
Message for New and Returning Higher Education Students for September 2020
Higher Education provision for all our new and returning students at Rotherham College will commence in September 2020.
Essential Student Food Support Extended Throughout Summer
To help students struggling financially, Rotherham College has extended its Free College Meals and discretionary food support throughout July and August.
Hairdressing Student Helps Raise Care Home Residents’ Smiles One Snip at a Time
For residents of a Care Home, a weekly visit from Hairdressing student Georgia has come to mean far more than simply a chance to freshen up their tresses.
Top Talent Goes Toe-to-Toe in Inter College Championship
Rotherham College students put their skills to the test against rivals at the Grimsby Institute in this year’s thrilling annual Inter College Competition.
Rotherham College to Train New Premier Foods Engineering Apprentices
Rotherham College is celebrating a recent tender success that will see the College deliver Engineering Apprenticeships for Premier Foods’ apprentices.
Support for SEND and High Needs Learners and their Parents and Carers
We understand this can be a particularly unsettling time for our learners who are most vulnerable or who have the most complex needs.
SEND and High Needs Learners Touching Tribute to NHS and Care Workers
Staff and learners of the Foundation Learning department have created a touching tribute for frontline NHS and care workers tackling the COVID-19 outbreak.
Ready, set, bake! Learners rise to the challenge in a remote baking competition
Rotherham College’s Catering learners and staff undertake a ‘learner versus tutor’ remote baking competition to get the creative juices flowing.
The RNN Group confirms its decision to close Rotherham College’s Dinnington Campus in July 2020
The RNN Group’s Dinnington Campus (part of Rotherham College) will close this summer as part of wider plans to develop curriculum at other campuses and put the organisation on a strong financial footing.
Available Now: University Centre Rotherham’s New Higher Education Prospectus
We are excited to share that University Centre Rotherham’s (UCR) new Prospectus for the academic year 2021/22 is now available.
Learning During Lockdown: Free Distance Learning Courses from Rotherham College
Rotherham College is offering free distance learning courses for adults in the local community to learn new skills from the comfort of their own home.
Dedicated Staff Continue to Support Learners and Applicants During Coronavirus Disruption
Staff at Rotherham College have been working hard to minimise disruption to learners’ education and are continuing to support new applicants.
Rotherham College Attends Careers and Supported Internship Event
As part of National Careers Week, Rotherham College recently attended the Rotherham Careers and Supported Internship Fair at Magna Science Adventure Centre.
‘Free School Meals’ Coronavirus Hoax Email
We are aware that there is a hoax email being circulated that appears to have been sent by HM Government to families who receive free school/college meals.
Employability and Careers Event Shows Learners Life Beyond College
During National Careers Week, learners attended an employability and careers event to find out what opportunities life after college could hold for them.
New Holiday Inn Partnership Aims to Boost Local Hospitality Interest
In a bid to put hospitality in the local area back on the map, Rotherham College has partnered with the Holiday Inn Rotherham.
Rotherham College Inspires Local Pupils at School’s Careers Event
Rotherham College recently attended a careers event organised by St Bernard’s Catholic High School aiming to inspire the next generation of learners.
Captivating creativity: Beauty learners inspired by body art masterclass
White Walkers, dragons and a galaxy were just a few of the transformations demonstrated for Hair and Media Make-up learners in a recent make-up masterclass.
Rotherham College Art Taster Sessions Paint a Picture of Potential Future for Wickersley Pupils
Pupils from Wickersley School recently took part in several art lessons at Rotherham College in a bid to gain first-hand experience of college life.
Rotherham College Cleans Up Community Woodland with Conservation Efforts
Rotherham College Horticulture learners have been getting stuck in and cleaning up an attenuation basin to reduce the risk of flooding in the Dinnington area.
Visitors explore apprenticeship opportunities at Rotherham College
Rotherham College has been celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2020 by helping local people explore the opportunities an apprenticeship can provide.
Performance learners wow in Winter showcase extravaganza
Rotherham College Performance learners delighted audiences with their incredible acting, musical, and dance abilities in a dazzling winter showcase.
Staff consultation launches on the future of Rotherham College’s Dinnington Campus
A consultation with staff at Dinnington Campus has started as part of wider plans to develop new curriculum and facilities at other sites.
New Programme Enriches Learner Experience at Rotherham College
A new enrichment programme has been launched at Rotherham College that puts a real emphasis on enhancing our learners time at College.
Upskill Your New Year: Free Community Courses Available Now
An exciting range of short community courses, delivered by Rotherham College, will be hosted at several learning centres throughout Rotherham.
Rotherham College Takes Local Action to Mark Colleges Week 2019
Following on from the success of last year’s ‘Love Our Colleges’ campaign, Rotherham College is dedicating 14 – 18 October to Colleges Week 2019.
The Proof is in the Pudding: Student Star Bakers Bake Cakes for Macmillan
Health and Social Care students Charlotte, Minah and Lauren-Jade designed and baked their own cakes to be used as part of a Macmillan coffee morning.
Employers join forces with Rotherham College at Academies launch
Employers today joined forces with Rotherham College to launch a new set of Academies designed to help train the workforce of the future.
Jeans for Genes Raises Money for Genetic Disorder
Both staff and students have taken part in Jeans for Genes day, raising a total of £53.00 to support individuals and families affected by genetic disorders.
Dinnington Campus Open Event Wednesday 23 October. Visit and Feed your Passion for Progress!
On Wednesday 23rd October, from 3.30pm until 6.30pm, our Dinnington Campus will be hosting an exciting Open Event for potential students.
Study at Rotherham College – It’s not too late to apply!
If you fancy a career change or have decided sixth form isn’t for you, it’s not too late to apply for one of the many courses we have available.
Rotherham College student creates community garden for those in need
Previous Rotherham College English student, Mohamed Riaz and his brother have worked on a community garden space in a large area at Broom Valley Allotment.
Google Education and C-Learning Partners with Rotherham College
The sky’s the limit for students at Rotherham College after the announcement of a new partnership with Google Education and C-Learning.
Previous Travel and Tourism student’s career takes off
Former student Chris Harcombe studied Level 3 in Travel and Tourism. Chris is now the Aviation Development Director for Doncaster Sheffield Airport.
Engineering alumni shares his experience of working in advanced manufacturing
Former Engineering student Patrick O’Connor is now working at Nikken Kosakusho Europe, based at the Advanced Manufacturing Park in Rotherham.
Rotherham College Catering and Hospitality Students Serve Up a Treat at Official Opening
Catering and Hospitality students prepared and served lunch for HRH The Duke of York KG during his visit to University Centre Rotherham (UCR)
Former Games Animation students share their journey on becoming directors of their own business
Helen Andrzejowska and Ellie Brown are former Games Animation students who have grown their own video game development studio.
Rotherham College Named One of Highest Performing Higher Education Providers in Region
Rotherham College is one of the only Higher Education providers in South Yorkshire to receive TEF Gold award
Hairdressing Students Give Local Man the Chop for Charity Event
Level 2 Hairdressing students have recently taken part in a charity fundraiser for Carlton Resource Centre and Little Princess Trust
Rotherham and Dearne Valley Colleges Make a Big Bang at Annual Careers Fair
Rotherham College attended the Big Bang Careers Fair at Doncaster Racecourse to bring science, technology, engineering and maths to life
Student Scoops Award for Winning Website
Computing and Digital held a competition for the winning website. The aim was to build a website for Laughton-en-le Morthen Parish Council and win £150.
Hair and Beauty Students are Awarded for Being a Cut Above at End of Year Student Awards
Hair and Beauty students from all levels were invited to The Wharncliffe for the Student End of Year Awards
Media Students Invite you to Rock the Radio at Rockingham Radio Event
There will be a Rockingham Radio Event in July to support the new local internet radio station, Rockingham Radio, featuring local bands
Rotherham College Students Set to Appear on BBC Gardeners’ World
Rotherham College Foundation students are set to appear on BBC Gardeners’ World after volunteering at the Oasis Community Gardens based in Worksop
Graphic Design Students Drive their Skills Forward at South Yorkshire Transport Museum
Level 3 Graphic Design students visited the South Yorkshire Transport Museum as unique inspiration to develop their photography techniques and skills
Rotherham College and UCR Attended Rotherham Healthcare Career Event at Rotherham Hospital
Representatives from Rotherham College and University Centre Rotherham (UCR) attended the Rotherham Healthcare Career events held at Rotherham General Hospital.
Arts Degree Students Showcase Talent in UCR Exhibition
Degree-level students have displayed their final pieces for the Arts Degree Showcase, open to the public from Tuesday 28th May until Friday 7th June
Media and Photography Students Explore the City of Berlin
In April students have had the opportunity to visit and see the sights of Berlin, taking walking tours of the city’s historic landmarks.
Cookery Students Host the Lord Lieutenancy Dinner and Seminar at The Wharncliffe Restaurant
Students at Rotherham College’s Wharncliffe Restaurant had the opportunity to cook for and host the South Yorkshire Lord Lieutenancy Dinner and Seminar
All Campus Open Event – Saturday 29 June. Come and See for Yourself!
On Saturday 29 June from 10.00am until 12.00pm we are hosting an Open Event across all campuses at Rotherham College with interactive demos
Musical Theatre Graduate Luke Harriott Wows in CATS Musical
Performing and Production Arts (Musical Theatre) Level 3 graduate Luke Harriott has thrilled a packed audience with his role in a CATS musical.
Rotherham College to Drive Launch and Host Show with Rockingham Radio
Higher Education students from Media, Fashion, and Graphic Design are working in partnership with Rockingham Media to launch Rockingham Radio
Come along to the next University Centre Rotherham (UCR) Open Event!
UCR will be hosting another Open Event on Wednesday 22nd May. Learn more about the degrees on offer and what it will be like to study there.
New Higher Education Prospectus Available Now
Our new Higher Education Prospectus is now available to pick up from all campus receptions, you can order a copy by calling 01709 722806 or download it
Accounting Student Climbs Career Ladder
David chose to study a Level 2 and Level 3 course in Accountancy and has now secured his first accountancy role as Assistant Accountant for Outwood Grange Academies Trust.
Rotherham College Support Local Community at the Get Up to Speed (GUTS) Event
Rotherham College attended the annual Get Up To Speed (GUTS) event at Magna to provide advice and guidance to local schools, parents and educators
Fashion Students Collaborate with Drag Queen Performer on Tour Project
Drag queen performer Jamie Campbell has been working with Rotherham College Fashion students to create a variety of outfits for his new UK drag tour
Students Go Head-to-Head with Grimsby in Inter-College Championship
Students from the Rotherham College competed against students from the Grimsby Institute in an annual inter-college championship
Rotherham College Gets Behind National Apprenticeship Week 2019
Rotherham College is proudly supporting the 12th annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW 2019). Showcasing our success stories and giving information.
Game Republic give Digital Students a Masterclass in the Games Design Industry
Game Republic visited University Centre Rotherham (UCR) to give a talk to 70 students on digital courses across Rotherham College, North Notts College and Dearne Valley College.
Rotherham College Successfully Secures Funding for Development Programme
Rotherham College has received essential funding for its involvement with the Teach Too project, an Education and Training Foundation development programme aiming to address quality improvement in technical and vocational teaching and learning.
Rotherham College support community at Local Employment and Advisory Forum (LEAF) event
Rotherham College attended the annual LEAF event in Rotherham to provide local schools, college leavers and jobseekers with advice and guidance.
Launch of the first Mini Guide for Rotherham College
Our brand new mini guide for Rotherham College is now available to grab at all our Open Events as well as any Careers Fairs and other events our Schools Partnership team attends.
The sky’s the limit: Specialist Make-up student smashes record at World Skills UK event
HND Performing Arts Specialist Make-up student Emily Smith has made quite the impression at the World Skills UK event 2018.
Higher Education success celebrated at Graduation Ceremony
On Friday 9th November Rotherham College celebrated the achievements of their higher education students at their first joint Graduation.
Media Make-up Department Showcase Skills to The Duke of Kent
Students and staff from the Media Make-up department were honoured to meet His Royal Highness, The Duke of Kent, as part of an event in London.
New career pathway programme to be delivered at Rotherham College
Rotherham College has opened applications for a new career pathway programme offered to students aged 16-18 currently not in any education or training.
Music Students give Dazzling Performance at Barnsley and Rotherham Business Awards
Music students at Level 3 and degree-level were invited to entertain the guests in the VIP Area at last weekend’s BR Business Awards.
Rotherham College supports national ‘Love Our Colleges’ campaign
Rotherham College is proud to support the national ‘Love Our Colleges’ campaign running as part of Colleges Week from Monday 15 October to Friday 19 October.
New University Centre Rotherham welcomes students for first day of term
The BRAND NEW University Centre Rotherham (UCR) has opened its doors to students and adult learners, including former Rotherham College students, for the first time.
England Blind star Brandon Coleman delighted by Rotherham College’s funding success
England Blind footballer Brandon Coleman has praised Grow the Game and Rotherham College following the award of a £3000 grant from The Football Association (FA).
RNN Training apprentice an inspiration at Rotherham Apprentice of the Year Award 2018
Engineering apprentice Nathan Wall recently celebrated becoming a finalist in the Rotherham Apprentice of the Year award, which is held annually to recognise the talents and contribution of apprentices to local businesses.
Graduate Enjoying Dream Job at Nursery
Rotherham College student, Kay Hall, will be graduating this year and has a full-time job as a Nursery Officer at Bright Skies Day Nursery in Dinnington that she loves.
Higher Education Freshers’ 2018
This is it – the ultimate welcome to student life, Freshers’ 2018! Enjoy a day of retro games, a social nightlife tour and live music. This is your opportunity to meet fellow students with similar interests, get your hands on lots of freebies and sign up to your Student Union.
Develop a good head for numbers
With regular work experience in a range of accountancy environments, you will have the opportunity to provide an independent accountancy support service to local businesses.
Get the best start in your teaching career
Under the guidance of education specialists who have a huge breadth of experience, learners with a teaching qualification from Rotherham College have a competitive edge when applying for jobs.
Graphic Design students collaborate with Sheffield design agency for typography exhibition
Graphic Design degree students from Rotherham College have collaborated with Sheffield design agency Eleven Design to create exhibition Type Town.
Gain first-hand experience of working in the childcare sector
Rotherham College is proud to deliver a diverse range of full-time and part-time Childcare courses taught by industry-experienced professionals that provide a solid platform for career progression.
Local MP talks politics with Performing Arts students
Local MP Sarah Champion, an advocate for human rights and the arts visited Rotherham College to speak with students from Performing Arts about current politics, employment and her passion for the creative arts.
Student crowdfunds to volunteer in the Gambia
Rotherham College student Nichola Tongue is now one step closer to her ambition of becoming a qualified midwife after fundraising to gain the opportunity to volunteer in health clinics in the Gambia.
Sheffield Hallam PGCE student takes on new role in placement with Performing Arts
Jenny Blackett is a PGCE student from Sheffield Hallam University, who is currently working this year on placement in Rotherham College’s Performing Arts department.
Students create for a very important date at Rotherham Town Hall
Rotherham College students from a variety of subject areas are preparing to showcase their talents at the Madd Hatters Tea Party event on Friday 27th April.
Students and Apprentices Help Launch Hate Crime Campaign
Media students and digital apprentices from Rotherham College, as well as learners from Rotherham United Community Sports Trust, gave a collaborative effort on creating, recording and acting in five videos targeting hate crime.
Fashion Students Get Involved with Children in Care Campaign
Fashion students at Rotherham College supported Looked After Children’s Council (LAC) “Bin Liners are NOT suitcases” campaign, by creating statement fashion pieces out of bin liners for an event involving local foster children.
Music Performance and Fashion Students Raise Money for Kidney Care UK
Music Performance and Fashion Higher Education students at Rotherham College collaborated to develop and manage an event to raise money for Kidney Care UK.
New Website Launches for Inspire Hair and Beauty Salon
Rotherham College’s training salon, Inspire Hair and Beauty, has unveiled it’s new website. It’s fair to say that the website has undergone a bit of a make-over.
Musical Theatre and Dance Students Showcase Talent at National Dance Platform
Performing and Production Arts Students on the dance pathway took part in ‘Nexus’, a national youth dance platform in partnership with U.Dance 2018.
Brickwork Students Visit Site for Bricklaying Demonstration
Brickwork students were invited to the University Centre Rotherham for a site tour and demonstration of the bricklaying process for a large project.
Rotherham College Student’s Visit to Japan
Hair and Media Make-up student, Emily Smith, was chosen to take part in a trip to a Japanese beauty college after her success at World Skills UK last year.
Japanese Students Showcase Traditional Geisha Look for Rotherham College Students
Students from Toyo Hair Designer College in Japan visited Rotherham College to exchange skills, information and to experience different cultures.
Student Secures First Accounting Role Through Rotherham College
Laura Pickard-Hill is a current Level 3 Accounting student who has recently started a new part-time role as Accounts Administrator for a local business.
Construction Students Gain First-Hand Experience of Health and Safety On-Site
Rotherham College students were invited by Willmott Dixon this week to visit University Centre Rotherham (UCR) to see the latest development of the build.
Music students prepare for a week of exciting performances
Music students of all levels will be rehearsing this week for a number of performances taking place at Rotherham College’s Higher Education Hub and Town Centre Studio Theatre.
New website launches for University Centre Rotherham
The recent development of University Centre Rotherham (UCR) has seen fast-moving progress, with the build’s steel framework now complete and a webcam installed to showcase the latest updates of UCR on-site.
Rotherham College takes part in student exchange with Japanese Beauty College
Rotherham College has been working in partnership with Yamano Beauty College in Japan to give Hair and Beauty students the opportunity to experience the techniques and traditions of different cultures.
Rotherham College Students Support Operation Christmas Child
Rotherham College Level 3 Childcare student, Abbie Fitzpatrick, has always had an interest in raising money for children ever since she took part in the Christmas shoebox appeal at her school and church as a child.
Join the ‘Rother-Howl Returns’ walk this Halloween… if you dare
After the success of last year’s Howl Walk, first and second year Degree Performing Arts students come together again to guide the public through ‘Rother-Howl Returns’; a ghoulish performance that takes an audience of up to 50 people around various sites in the town centre.
Rotherham College Fashion students volunteer their skills for charity
Rotherham College Fashion students are volunteering their sewing skills in order to support local charity, Dresses for Angels.
Rotherham Music now offering Rock and Pop workshops in partnership with Rotherham College
Rotherham Music, an organisation that aims to improve and extend music education in Rotherham, will deliver a Rock and Pop club aimed at younger children every Thursday from 5pm at Rotherham College.
RNN Group Colleges Secure National Lottery Funding with Sport England
Rotherham College, North Notts College and Dearne Valley College have received funding from Sport England to raise the activity levels of students.
Higher Education Success Celebrated at Graduation Ceremony
On Saturday 23rd September the RNN Group Colleges celebrated the achievements of their higher education students at their first joint Graduation, with students graduating from Rotherham College, North Notts College and Dearne Valley College.
RNN Training Apprentices Celebrated at Rotherham Apprentice of the Year Awards
Several RNN Training Apprentices were recognised for their talent and achievements at the Rotherham Apprentice of the Year Awards 2017.
Blog: Should You Walk or Run in the Rain to Stay Dry?
When rain hits we tend to dart towards the nearest sign of cover. But is it possible that you could stay drier by walking instead of running?
Student Wins Lions Award
In June 2017, Rotherham College’s students celebrated their success at the Student Award Ceremonies. Naomi Hall, studying Access to Nursing and GCSE Maths, was especially pleased to discover she had won the Maltby Lions Club Award for Student of the Year.
Public Services Students Benefit from Bulletproof Vest Donation
Rotherham College’s Public Services students are benefitting from new equipment thanks to a generous donation by Yorkshire-based body armour manufacturers, SafeGuard Clothing.
Colleges Receive Silver Award in New National Higher Education Ratings
Rotherham College, North Notts College and Dearne Valley College, which sit under parent organisation the RNN Group, have been granted a prestigious Silver award under the new Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
Rotherham College Celebrate World Book Day with a ‘Shelfie’ Competition
Library staff held a Shelfie competition for World Book Day, asking students to create a short story/poem using the book titles from the library shelves.
Rotherham Food and Drink Show 2017
Over the weekend, commencing Saturday 20th May, Rotherham College and Dearne Valley College shared a stall to promote the catering and hospitality provision of courses and apprenticeships across the colleges as well as at North Notts College.
Blog: Designer Genes
In a world where the media commenting on the latest celebrity to undergo cosmetic surgery is trending across social media platforms every other day and selling a t-Shirt with a hidden designer label for £50 is not considered as unreasonable (preach Macklemore), I think it’s fair to say that as a race we’re pretty obsessed with our appearances.
Rotherham Food & Drink Festival 2017
Over the course of the weekend, from 10am until 6pm on Saturday 20th May and 10am until 4pm on Sunday 21st, Rotherham Town Centre will be lined with stands offering a variety of tempting goodies.
Rotherham College student wins NHS volunteer award
A Rotherham College student has received recognition for her hard work in supporting the recovery of mental health sufferers in the local community.
Alumni Complete Destinations Survey
Students that had left either Rotherham College or North Notts College in the last academic year were asked to complete a Destinations Survey, to find out which pathways their courses had allowed them to unlock.
New Activities Announced for Community Open Day
Pop down to Rotherham College’s Dinnington Campus on Saturday 13th May for a day filled with fun at our Community Open Day. We’re welcoming the local community from 10am until 2pm with an abundance of different activities. Best of all, entry is completely free.
Animal Care Project Competition
Level 1 Animal Care students at Rotherham College rose to the challenge when they were asked to produce an educational zoo display, appropriate for children aged 8 to 12.
Rotherham College Animal Care Students Place First
At the recent Inter-college Championship between Rotherham College and the Grimsby Institute, the Level 1 Animal Care students placed first in their category.
Blog: Unwrapping Easter
For many of us, Easter concludes with a queasy feeling after trying to tackle an insurmountable quantity of chocolate. But fear not, this article will act as a distraction from the lingering temptation to have another bite of your MaltEaster bunny as I unwrap what you don’t know about Easter.
Rotherham College to Host Community Open Day
On Saturday 13th May 2017 Rotherham College is opening the doors between 10.00am and 2.00pm to the local community for our free annual day of fun at our Dinnington Campus Community Open Day.
Rotherham College Wear Slippers for Rush House
The week commencing Monday 27th February was ‘Slipper Week’ for Rotherham College’s Dinnington Campus. Both staff and students took part, wearing their slippers around the college, all in aid of charity.
Brick Success at Inter-college Challenge
Joshua Lindley from Rotherham College won first prize in the Brick category at a recent inter-college challenge between Grimsby and Rotherham College held at Grimsby College.
Students Hard Earned Recognition at Special Olympics
Rotherham College student, Jamie-Lee Jordan, recently earned a Certificate of Recognition at the Special Olympics GB 2016 National Basketball competition in Manchester.
Rotherham College Students Status Update
This year, the talented students from Rotherham College’s Performing Arts department are collaborating with the National Theatre Connections Festival performing a production of Status Update, written by Tim Etchells.
Rotherham College Apprentice Succeeds in Care Home
Annmarie is passionate about care and proved her skills to her employer and is now in a permanent full-time position and due to complete her Apprenticeship in a few months’ time.
Rotherham College Student Nominated as Volunteer of the Year
Thomas Harrop from Rotherham College was recently nominated for the ‘Volunteer of the Year’ award by the sensory impairment charity, Sense.
Rotherham College Media Make-up students take home Gold, Silver and Bronze medals at World Skills UK
Rotherham College Media Make-up students displayed their talent by winning three medals at World Skills UK, a competition which judges students by the highest standards in their chosen industry.
Rotherham College alumni wins ‘Most Determined to Succeed’ award
After struggling with bullying and dyslexia, Amy put all her efforts into her passion of jam and built up her own business that now ships worldwide.
Aim High at Rotherham College
Preparing to leave school next year but not sure about your options? Studying A-Levels but feel it’s not quite the right path for you? Want to give your career a boost by gaining a new qualification?
Silver for Rotherham teen at National Satellite Club Awards
Rahmo relocated to Rotherham from Somalia and studied ESOL at Rotherham College. She claimed second place at Sport England’s National Satellite Club Participant Awards.
Higher Education Success Celebrated at Graduation Ceremony
Rotherham College celebrated the achievements of its higher education students at the fifth annual Higher Education Graduation Ceremony on Saturday 24th September.
Student’s Pride of Lions Award
In June 2016 Rotherham College’s students celebrated their success at the Student Award Ceremonies. Maleka Dexter, age 20, was especially pleased to discover she had won the Maltby Lions Club Award for Student of the Year.
Follow your dreams
Rotherham College offers a wide range of courses for adults across all levels from introductory part-time and short course through to professional qualification and Higher Education including Degrees.
Local Colleges Join Together To Expand Education Opportunities
Formed from the merge of Rotherham College and North Notts College, RNN Group now present a greater range of higher education courses – with six campuses across the Rotherham and North Nottinghamshire areas.
Student Run Café Serves Up 5 Star Hygiene Rating
The Futures department Café at the Heart at Rotherham College’s Dinnington Campus received a 5 star food hygiene rating from the Food Standards Agency.
Students urged to vote by MP and Rotherham Council Leader
Rotherham Council leader Cllr Chris Read and Gloria De Piero MP visited Rotherham College to talk to students about the importance of their votes and how they had the power to shape their future.
Rotherham Make-up Students Help Simulate Disaster
Europe’s largest catastrophe simulation not only helped develop the knowledge of vital services but also for 46 students from Rotherham College’s media make-up department.
Rotherham College Moulage Wins Beacon Award
Last week on Wednesday 24th February the staff of Rotherham College’s Hair and Media Makeup Department celebrated their success at winning the Beacon Award last November.
Warm Welcome Received in Rotherham’s Twinned Town
Both staff and students from Rotherham College received a warm welcome from their counterparts in the twinned town in the form of a red carpet welcome.
Students Search for Fallen Yorkshire Soldier
Rotherham College’s Business and Public Services students are on the search for the grave of a fallen Yorkshire Regiment soldier who fought in World War I.
College launches elite football development programme
A brand-new elite football development programme is giving youngsters the unique opportunity to ultimately progress to a professional playing contract.
Higher education success celebrated at Graduation Ceremony
Rotherham College celebrated the achievements of its higher education students at the fourth annual Higher Education Graduation Ceremony,
College receives top marks from its students in national survey
93% of students at Rotherham College said they were satisfied with the overall quality of their course, compared with the national average of 86%.
Rotherham College helped former student to prepare for work experience abroad
Nick Challinor, a former hospitality student at Rotherham College, jumped at the chance and used the skills he gained at College to make the most it.
Graphic Design student wins Superfast South Yorkshire Brand Identity Competition
SFSY invited graphic design students from local colleges around the region to design a logo, with the brief that it must represent each area of south Yorkshire.
Rotherham College Apprentice learning his craft at an iconic Sheffield Music Venue
“Without doing my course at Rotherham College, I think I might have struggled and I would have been thrown in at the deep end.”
Former Rotherham College student now working for the BBC filming football
Luke has aspirations to progress to doing more creative camera operating and he hopes the skills he has learnt at College will support him in achieving his goals.
Former Rotherham College students act as an inspiration
Former Rotherham College students are inspiring the next cohort of prospective students by presenting their career success stories as case studies.