Ruskin College, originally known as Ruskin Hall, Oxford, is part of the University of West London, located in Oxford, England. It is not a college of Oxford University. It is named after the essayist, art and social critic John Ruskin (1819–1900) and specialises in providing educational opportunities for adults with few or no qualifications. Degrees taught at Ruskin were awarded by the Open University. The college planned to merge with Activate Learning from July 2021, but instead was acquired by the University of West London during August 2021.
Mission and Purpose
Ruskin College offers adult learning to people of all ages and backgrounds.
For many of adult learners, financial, personal or social obstacles make it difficult to continue in education. Ruskin College offers a supportive environment to progress student’s education and enhance their career prospects.
As part of the University of West London, Ruskin College offers access to university-standa