CEO and Principal’s Welcome
Hello and a very warm welcome to Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) – as one of London’s top further education colleges* we are delighted that you are considering studying or training with us and we want to make sure that you have all the information you need to be able to make the right decision about your future. We are a college for careers and business providing access to school leavers, adults and employers.
We are committed to treating each student as an individual and our purpose is to drive aspiration, ambition and achievement. You may choose a highly sought after technical course with professional standards training to enable you to progress into employment as a chef, plumber, engineer, designer, IT specialist, care assistant or personal trainer to name just a few, alternatively, you may decide that an academic path suits you and that you would like to progress onto university to gain a degree.
You may be an employer seeking to upskill your workforce, hire an apprentice or simply to improve your business performance - whichever path you choose there are endless study and training opportunities for you and we will help you to be the best you can be!
We offer a wide range of programmes – so it is likely that we will have something to suit you and along with our excellent student support services and dedicated staff we are confident that we can offer you one of the best student experiences in London.
Students and employers choose to come to RuTC because we offer a friendly, supportive and professional environment plus we get some of the best results in London*. However if you choose to study on campus, we also want you to enjoy your time with us and have fun – we will encourage you to get involved in extra curriculum activities and social events so that you can switch off from the serious stuff for a couple of hours each week and also make new friends.
Chief Executive and Principal