Media Careers Event

Media and Film students were invited this week to a careers conference. We invited speakers who work in various areas of the media to come in and share the story of their journey from college student to industry professional. We

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History students visit Manchester University

The early development of the USA was the topic as thirty five lower sixth AS History students, accompanied by Mrs Murray and Miss Jackson, made the short trip to Manchester University to attend a lecture given by Dr Natalie Zacek,

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Law Department maintaining links with leading law firm

Six lucky Loreto students who are keen to pursue a legal career attended the launch of the Hempsons Aspire Mentoring scheme at the city centre offices of the leading healthcare law firm. The six students were introduced to their individual

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A Life in Physical Oceanography

The Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory (POL) in Liverpool, part of the National Oceanography Centre, has a long history of observation and scientific research, from the calibration of ship’s chronometers in the 1840s, through tidal prediction for the D-Day landings, right up

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Black History Month

To celebrate Black History Month, AS Sociology students visited the People’s History Museum to take part in a living history workshop. The workshop, entitled No Bed of Roses, followed Gabrielle as she made the life-changing decision to move from the

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Theology at Oxford University

Theology student Annie Rogers describes her Oxford University summer school experience In August, I took part in a Theology Summer School at Oxford University. The five day programme comprised lectures, tutorial sessions, library visits and tours around the city of

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Loreto’s Competitive Coders

14 talented young coders from Loreto College are taking part in Manchester’s first ever Hack Manchester Junior. The two day event has been organised by Manchester CoderDojo  and hosted at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester. Industry sponsors

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Hope Formation Theology Conference

The Loreto Theology department was privileged to host the annual Liverpool Hope Formation Conference this year. Liverpool Hope specialises in the study of Theology and Religious Studies and the Loreto Theology department has worked in partnership with them for the

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Debate Club off to a flyer

Final/first debate  Debate Club began the year in the traditional way with the final of last term’s debating competition.  James Sweeney and Jonah Rodgus had battled their way to the top by winning debates on ‘voluntourism’, tax avoidance and three-parent

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The Whitworth Art Gallery

The Whitworth re-opened its doors in February and has recently won the Stirling prize as “Museum of the Year”. We are lucky enough to have this wonderful resource just a walk away. The A2 Art, Craft and Design students were

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Student Leadership Award

74 Loreto Students successfully completed the externally accredited Student Leadership Award in 2014/15, displaying an incredible range of experiences and skills in doing so. To succeed each needed to demonstrate how their current set of responsibilities, either inside or outside

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Youth Parliament

On 10th September, Upper Sixth Student Laura Edwards went to the Houses of Parliament for #GenDevo – an event ran by Parliament Outreach in partnership with British Youth Council. Laura is the Member of Youth Parliament for Salford and she

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The Crucible at the Royal Exchange

AS Drama and Theatre Studies students witnessed the first production of the Autumn Season performed on the main stage of the Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester. In a small, deeply religious town, Salem, Massachusetts 1692, Abigail Williams and other girls are

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Medics return

The college is justifiably proud of the guidance we offer to aspiring medics as they negotiate the demanding path of application to medical school at university. Mrs Winn and her team operate a bespoke programme designed to give Loreto students

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Loreto’s Trip to Taize

Student Sarah Derbyshire reports: As the coach we had spent the previous day traveling on arrived in Taizé – a small Christian community in the south of France – we were soon to notice a small, yet accepting, group of

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Freshers’ Fair draws the crowds

Loreto might not be a university but there are elements of university life to which we try to introduce students during their time with us: one such is the annual Freshers’ Fair at the beginning of term in September. This

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