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Why choose Richmond upon Thames College?

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  • need help deciding if to go to school or college here are the reasons why you should choose college and why it is better than school for some students

Choose college for excellent teaching, ample support and encouragement and a vibrant student life

Richmond upon Thames College is one of London's most successful academic and vocational colleges for 16-18 year olds, according to the DofE 2016 statistics, and has a strong reputation for achieving excellent results. It is more than just a college, it is a place to mature, challenge yourself, enhance your skillset, discover your passion and experiment while all along getting the support, guidance and encouragement you need to be the best you can be. 

Here are some of the reasons you should choose Richmond upon Thames College:

  • Range of courses: the curriculum offer includes AS/A2 levels, BTEC Diplomas at different levels and a number of technical courses and apprenticeships. 
  • Top Performing in London: we are the highest-ranked college in London for academic results, the second highest for A Level results and the third highest for vocational results according to the January 2016 Department of Education performance tables.
  • Great student life and support: you won't just study here but you will get involved in a range of creative, sports, cultural and special interest clubs and student union as well as have all the tutoring, counselling and additional learning support you need at your fingertips..
  • Excellent facilities: we offer one of the best library and resources centres to be found in further education and specialist facilities in the performing arts, media, art, construction crafts, engineering, languages and sports departments including an on-site sports field, gym and large sports hall.
  • It's better than school: students don't only get more independence but much more that they can't get at school. Take our School vs College Quiz to find out what is best for you.

RuTC is located in Twickenham with easy transport links to Central London and Surrey. We have students from all over London. Our campus is large and the environment is friendly and encouraging. Apply now to study at Richmond upon Thames College and look forward to an exciting future of many possibilities.

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