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Ruskin College Trade Union Defence Committee

Ruskin students 1984 -6 at Ruskin Hall

I hope the attached photo is of interest. It shows some of the Ruskin College 1984 intake (studying 1984-86), and some of the kind Ruskin Hall kitchen and housekeeping staff. John Hughes, the then Principal, can be glimpsed in the back row (centre right). The photo was taken at Headington in front of Bowen House […]

Photo of student farewell 1981

This is an image of Julie Taylor and Ken Oldfield who obtained the Certificate Qualification in Social Work CQSW and the Diploma in Applied Social Studies. John Hughes was principal at this time. Julie writes ,’The photograph was taken at the Walton Street site and looking from left to right, focus on the front row, […]

From the minutes of a TGWU branch meeting

In the course of his research Jack Saunders came across this on the presentation by his union branch of three books to assist Len Rankin in his studies at Ruskin. The details for that minute about Len Rankin… Archive: Modern Record Centre, Coventry. Collection: Alan Thornett Collection. File reference: MSS391/1/7/6 File content: Minutes of fortnightly […]

Ephemera from 1986 – 88

Introduction The images below on a personal level, are souvenir odds and ends accrued either purposefully or accidentally when I was a History Diploma student at Ruskin College (1986-88). They have been buried away in lofts, albums and cupboards in the intervening years and only intermittently looked at. I had forgotten about some of them […]