Netball team in play-off clincher

The college netball team has had an excellent season.  They have been crowned the North West Colleges South League winners, having been undefeated throughout their fixtures this year.  The team also progressed to the Quarter Final of the National Plate

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Law students visit London

Twenty enthusiastic AS and A2 Law students descended on London in March to observe cases in the Royal Courts of Justice. Here they listened to a case about contempt of court. During their visit the students were given a guided

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College Drama Production – 1984

After last year’s hilarious and triumphant farce, Gogol’s ‘Government Inspector’, Loreto’s Drama department opted for a complete change of mood this time round, with their presentation of George Orwell’s dystopian classic ‘1984.’ This adaptation of the play cleverly uses the

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Psychology Department Book Club

Forty Psychology students experienced a lecture by PhD student Tamsyn Hawken. She discussed her research: ‘Understanding of Stress and the Development of Psychophysiological Resilience’. The focus was on the experience of young carers, and the psychological and physical implications of

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Reykjavík, Iceland 2016

Forty Loreto geographers recently returned from an amazing five day trip to Iceland, where they had the opportunity to see some of the most unique geographical features in the world, including new land being created by tectonic plate movements, dramatic

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Careers Fair 2016

“The fair was greatly planned out and the information given by the visiting universities was very helpful…” “I really enjoyed it and found it a valuable activity…” These are just a couple of quotes from our students who attended this

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Robyn Skeete and…Glenda Jackson!

BTEC ICT student Robyn Skeete is celebrating after being chosen for a leading role in a prestigious BBC radio drama. ‘The Dream’ by Emile Zola , will be broadcast on Radio 4 in May, with recording taking place earlier at

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Hackathon

Thirteen Loreto students took part in a two-day half term hackathon organised by Hack Manchester and Hive Manchester. The aim was to solve one of the three challenges set by the industry sponsors and work as a team of up

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English Department Reading Group

The group’s latest choice was Meg Rosoff’s novel How I Live Now. This first person narrative describes events in the imagined aftermath of an armed conflict that leaves the population of the UK struggling for survival in a society bereft

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Manchester Digital Skills Festival

Two Loreto students, Katie Mitchell and Jonathan Tang, attended this prestigious event at Manchester Town Hall, sitting on a panel before an audience of over a hundred industry experts and educators. Katie Mitchell takes up the story: “Manchester Digital Skills

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Holocaust Memorial Day

 The college has a tradition of commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day in a variety of ways. This year, working with the Chaplaincy, a group of our students visited HOME, in Manchester. Student Megan Auld takes up the story: “On Holocaust Memorial

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History Society welcomes Dr Celia Donert from the University of Liverpool

Student Hamss Dawood reports: In November Loreto’s History Society had the pleasure of hosting Dr Celia Donert, of the University of Liverpool, for an invigorating talk on the history and politics of human rights and the role of non-governmental organisations

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European Translation Competition

For the third consecutive year, Loreto College was selected to take part in a prestigious European Translation competition organised by the European Commission in Brussels. Trials took place on the 11th November when 17 students entered the competition, translating in

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Christie Hospital Proton Beam Therapy Centre

A group of eleven Loreto physics students attended an Institute of Physics lecture held at Manchester Metropolitan University in January to hear Dr Ronald McKay give a description of the proton beam therapy centre being built at the Christie hospital.

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Loreto students go litter picking in the local community

Article and photos – Beth Ennis: This week has seen a fantastic turn out of Loreto students take to the streets in an effort to keep our local area clean. The litter pick on Monday involved over thirty students in

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Textile Design students work with renowned fashion designer

Textile Design students recently had the rare and exciting opportunity to meet and work with successful fashion designer Jasper Garvida, leader of the London based fashion label Éthologie. Having worked with names such as John Galliano, Alexander McQueen and Vivienne

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