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A Level English

Wednesday 30 September 2015
a level english politics maths and psychology student has great preparation to get into a top university from Richmond upon Thames College in London

Great preparation for university

“I’m really enjoying studying English Language as I like writing essays and the theorists we’ve studied have been fascinating. My research and referencing skills have improved a lot which is great preparation for university. The teachers on all my A level subjects are really supportive and are always on hand to offer help and advice on things like coursework and career choices.”

A Level English Language

Wednesday 30 September 2015
a level drama film studies fine art and english student talks about how class discussions give her confidence at Richmond upon Thames College

Enjoyable class discussions

“We have some really enjoyable class discussions in English Language which helps increase your confidence as well as your understanding of the subject. It’s nice to be able to share your opinions with classmates and not feel as though you’re being ignored. Drama is also great fun as my teachers make the lessons different and exciting.”

A Level English Language

Wednesday 30 September 2015
a level graphic design computing english and photography student loves being creative at Richmond upon Thames College in London

Allowed to be creative

“The graphic design A level allows you to be really creative and use different types of media to achieve some great results. In my first year we worked on a project where we designed posters and CD covers for a music company which was brilliant as I could use lots of materials and experience what it’s like to work on an open brief.”

A Level English Literature

Wednesday 30 September 2015
a level art drama philosophy and literature student who wants to be a designer and thinks the Richmond Xtra activities are fun at College in london

Film Club fun

“I chose Richmond College as it has an excellent reputation for art and design plus a few of my friends came here and really enjoyed it. I like that as well as studying you can also get involved in clubs and societies and I especially enjoyed watching and discussing movies at Film Club. It’s a great way to relax and meet new friends.”

A Level English Literature

Wednesday 30 September 2015
a level history literature and french student shares thoughts about supportive teachers at Richmond upon Thames College in Twickenham

Helping you improve

“I enjoy all my A levels but especially like English Literature as I love reading books and giving my opinion and interpretation of them through essays and class discussions. The teachers are really good and I like that they offer constructive criticism to constantly help you improve. I’m also a Student Ambassador for the college which I recommend as a great way to meet new friends.”

A Level English Literature

Wednesday 30 September 2015
a level history literature and psychology student who wants to go to university loves the strong support network at Richmond upon Thames College near Kingston

Strong support network

“The college has a really strong support network and there is always someone to talk to. My personal tutor helps me with any problems or queries and my teachers are constantly on hand to offer help with things like coursework and extra study. You never feel like you’re on your own.”

A Level English Literature

Wednesday 30 September 2015
aspiring lawyer studying history literature and classics at Richmond upon Thames College London found the open event interesting and helpful

More confident and independent

“One of the great things about the college is that you’re treated as an adult which helps you become a more confident and independent person. You’re encouraged to take more interest in your learning and because of this I use the library a lot for research and extra study. It’s a great way to prepare you for university.”

A Level English Literature

Wednesday 30 September 2015
Richmond upon Thames College Student Union president talks about her role in changing things for the better at the Twickenham campus

Proudest achievement

“Being the President of the Student Union is one of my proudest achievements. It’s a vital role that gives you the chance to listen to the needs of the students and help make changes for the better.”

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