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Find out more about our brand new college campus that Opens in Spring 2020

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The Richmond upon Thames College New Build is Now Open

Our New College Campus is Now Open!

We are excited to say that our brand new college campus is now open and you can take a look through photos from inside our new facility in the gallery above.

Change of Address
Our new college campus has a new address and access to the college is changing - click here to find out more.

About us

Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) is one of London’s longest established further education colleges. Providing education and training to school leavers and adults from across Richmond, London and Surrey, for over 80 years.

We offer a wide range of A Levels, technical and vocational qualifications, higher education and apprenticeships, from entry level through to level 5. Our passionate teachers and excellent student support services equals, for students, one of the best training experiences in London. This will be enhanced by our brand new state-of-the-art Richmond Building, which opened in Spring 2020.

About our college re-development

In 2018, we commenced Phase 1 of the new college campus, The Richmond Building, which is now complete. This exciting and innovative new learning environment is located within the grounds of the old college site - adjacent to the A316 in Twickenham and a short walk from Twickenham Station.

Phase 1 of the New Build


Key features of our new campus

  • State of the art classrooms with specialist rooms for digital and graphics courses
  • 'The View’ Restaurant seating 100 customers which can be booked for external events
  • Theatre with seating for 160 people with live performance stage
  • TV, Drama, Dance and Music Studios
  • 3D prototyping FabLab, ceramics, darkroom and printmaking areas
  • Art studios
  • Exhibition art gallery, providing opportunity for local artists and photographers to exhibit their work
  • Business incubation spaces and business lounge for employers
  • STEM Centre
  • Sports centre and pitches

Our Vision

The new campus will help establish RuTC as a college for careers with an outstanding reputation for services to students and employers. It will bring together education, enterprise and the local community to deliver innovative curricular that utilises the latest technologies.

The Richmond Building Fly-through


The redevelopment of the whole site is a partnership between Richmond upon Thames College Harlequins, Clarendon School, Richmond Council and Achieving for Children.

RuTC Local Enterprise Partnership for London
HM Government






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