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About Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC)

Our location

We are a further education college located in the leafy-green London suburb of Twickenham, in South West London. We are in the heart of English rugby, a stone’s throw from Twickenham Rugby Stadium and next to Harlequins Stadium. We are within walking distance of the picturesque Twickenham Riverside and the legendary Eel Pie Island, famed for its music history.

We are easy to reach via public transport with plenty of bus and train options available. For more details, please see our Contact page.

What we offer

We offer a broad and innovative curriculum for people aged 16+, with a small section for courses for young people aged 14-16 with our School Link programmes. Our courses for 16-18 year olds include A Levels and an extensive range of vocational and technical qualifications (diplomas/certificates) and apprenticeships from entry level to level 5.

We also offer a range of courses for adults that include Access to Higher Education, Higher Education, professional qualifications such as AAT Accounting and progression courses such as ESOL.

Our new college campus

We are the home to a major £80m flagship development, with Phase One now complete. Phase Two for the STEM will follow in 2023. You can find out more about our brand new college campus here.


Richmond upon Thames College is a great place to study with established links to top universities and employers. Our professional staff will support you to achieve your full potential and progress into your chosen career.

Some of our most recent accolades include:

  • Ofsted GOOD in all areas (November 2017)
  • 99% A Level pass rate (2021)
  • 70.4% A Level students gained A*-C grades (2021)
  • Prestigious Matrix quality standard accreditation for Information, Advice and Guidance

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