Get help with your UCAS application at the next UCR Open Event
University Centre Rotherham (UCR) will be hosting its last Open Event before the UCAS application deadline hits, on Wednesday 9th January.
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.