Ruskin College is an independent college based in Oxford that specialises in providing educational opportunities for adults with few or no qualifications. They aim to change the lives of those who need a second chance in education. Ruskin welcomes students who not only want to develop themselves but also want to put something back into society.
Its founder, John Ruskin, was a social critic and essayist and his ideas inspired the college.
The core subject areas at the college, are Law and Trade Union Studies, Humanities and Social Science and Social Work, Youth Work and Community Work. There are also a number of short courses on offer, ranging from Creative Writing to Budgeting.