Monthly Archives: November 2013

John and Vi Hughes

The former Principal of Ruskin College, John Hughes died aged 86 on the 1st November 2013.  This was only two weeks after his wife of 66 years, Vi, died aged 91.  They met when they both travelled to Yugoslavia in 1948 to help rebuild the Sarajevo railway line as Young Communists. Both became tutors at […]

Press Release: Launch of newruskinarchives

PRESS RELEASE EMBARGOED UNTIL 0800 THURSDAY 28 NOVEMBER   Launch of newruskinarchives   Academics, historians and former staff and students of Ruskin College in Oxford have launched a new online archive to record and crowd-source historical information about past students, following the controversial destruction of the college student records last year. The site already […]