CRES Steering Group- April 2010

How does CRES run? Every six months we hold a Steering Group meeting somewhere in the UK (currently Warmington, nr. Banbury or Haddenham, Bucks). This time five of us met at John Neal’s farm at Warmington (we had two apologies) on April 19th 2010. The meeting takes a good four hours to cover what is always a fairly packed agenda. On the agenda we have fairly standard items like student progress, student admissions, publicity, a …

CRES Day at Cuddesdon, February, 2010

20th February 2010- CRES day conference at Ripon College Cuddesdon Every few months the CRES course meets at Ripon College Cuddesdon. Although we are a distance learning course we do like to get together. It means students and tutors can meet each other and we can update on things that have been happening. We always try to get at least one visiting speaker, with talks ranging across the range of rural and environmental issues and …

New CRES web site

For some time now the CRES web site has been looking a little tired. Fortunately for us John McKeown, the JRI webmaster has designed us a nice new site. We are still getting used to the site and it is not yet perfect, but it is a lot better. Thanks very much John!

2009 Graduates

On Saturday 12th September 2009, another four students on Christian Rural and Environmental Studies (CRES) graduated at Ripon College Cuddesdon, nr. Oxford. Simon Brown, Hazel Byford and Alison Hudson all gained Certificates, and Jean Lorimer had a Diploma. Congratulations to all four! This brings the total CRES graduates to 17 since the course started.