Busy term for Pathways students

Our Pathways department continues to establish thriving links with a variety of organisations enabling our students to take up extremely useful work placements and to gain invaluable experience. For example, four students, Elkhansaa Elkramti, Kouzen Abdulrahman, Reece Henderson and Alison

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Loreto Musicians entertain at Christmas

As the long autumn term draws to a close the college is a hive of activity in every area and Head of Music David Lloyd-Mostyn is a very busy man indeed. Our various musical ensembles and choirs are in great

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Advent Celebration

On a busy last day of term, many staff and students filled the Ellis and Kennedy theatre for the annual Advent Celebration. Lots of students assisted in the preparation for this, helped deliver readings, music and giving out booklets. The

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Engineering Speed Meet 2016

Loreto’s second annual Engineering Speed Meet was recently held in college. The event saw twelve professional engineers from a wide range of disciplines come into college for the evening; from chemical engineering students to water treatment engineers, satellite technologists to

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St Cecilia Concerto Competition and Loreto Composition Prize

Two prestigious music competitions have recently been held at Loreto: the St Cecilia Concerto Competition for virtuosic instrumentalists, and the Loreto Composition Prize for aspiring composers. The final of the Concerto Competition, dedicated to the Patroness Saint of Music, whose

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Little Sisters of the Poor

Student Alexandra Plummer reports: Last year The Social Justice group invited in some of the residents of The Little Sisters of the Poor care home. We arranged this event to help tackle the problem of loneliness within the elderly generation

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Mary and Joseph House Residents’ Party

Once again Loreto students captured the true spirit of the season by hosting the annual Christmas Party for the residents of Mary & Joseph House. This continues a long tradition, going back decades, of Loreto’s association with this great charity.

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Textile students work with London designers

Loreto Textile students were thrilled to have the opportunity to meet and work with top fashion designers David Longshaw and Kirsty Ward when they recently visited college. Both guests trained at Central St Martins and the Royal College of Art

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Cornerstone Appeal

Over three  weeks, Loreto students managed to fill an entire college minibus with donated food items, toiletries and clothes for Cornerstone Day Centre for the Homeless located nearby in Hulme. In addition, Ms Grant’s tutor group raised an amazing £122

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Loreto Law students in Bar Mock Trial triumph

Fifteen talented Loreto students did the College proud on Saturday by winning the prestigious Bar National Mock Trial Regional Heat in Sheffield. It was third tie lucky for Team Loreto after achieving runners-up status on the previous two occasions. The

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Elf the Musical

After last year’s successful foray into the classical canon of musical theatre with the production of Guys and Dolls, this year saw the college Performing Arts department exploring new ground with the choice of Elf the Musical. Based on the

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Business Studies department works with Barclays

Loreto’s Business Studies department has teamed up with Barclay’s LifeSkills program to help Business students develop their employability skills. The program is aimed to help students develop their CV; identify and develop personal skills; gain work experience and inspiration generally.

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Business Studies department works with Barclays

Loreto’s Business Studies department has teamed up with Barclay’s LifeSkills program to help Business students develop their employability skills. The program is aimed to help students develop their CV; identify and develop personal skills; gain work experience and inspiration generally.

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Annual Debating Matters competition

This is our eighth year in the competition, known as ‘the toughest debating competition in the country’. It is unique in its format; not only do speakers argue against each other, but must also face cross examination from a panel

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Annual Debating Matters competition

This is our eighth year in the competition, known as ‘the toughest debating competition in the country’. It is unique in its format; not only do speakers argue against each other, but must also face cross examination from a panel

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William Trevor

The death has been announced of William Trevor, the highly esteemed Irish writer of short stories and novels. Lauded by fellow authors, from John Banville to President of the Republic Michael D Higgins, William Trevor has been cited as an

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