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Study, experiment, create, practise, perform and perfect with great facilities for every course at RuTC

Richmond upon Thames College offers brilliant facilities for all of our courses including art, design and technology workshops, multimedia and dance studios, a concert hall, sport centre, mock aircraft cabin and more. Students have the equipment or space they need to practise what they learn, to create and to experiment. Browse our facilities by scrolling through the images below.

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    NEW! Music Centre

    The brand new centre is in the heart of the College, where students and staff pass by on their breaks to hear the music students diligently practising. It can seat hundreds and is equipped with the lighting, instruments, sound systems and effects machines to give every concert and performance a professional and vibrant feel.
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    NEW! Science Labs

    The science area is brand new with great facilities including five biology, four chemistry and three physics laboratories all equipped with practical resources for teaching and learning. In addition, most labs have computing facilities linked to them for access to online resources and for students' project work.
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    Construction Crafts Workshop

    All construction crafts courses are delivered in well-equipped, purpose built workshops. These provide realistic work environments which meet industry standards. RuTC provides all the materials needed for use in bricklaying, welding, plumbing, construction and woodwork and technicians are always on hand to give help, advice and training to students.
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    Computer Rooms and Equipment 

    A variety of computing facilities are available to the College's students. Most classrooms have computer and printing facilities available. The library has over 100 computers available to students for private study. In addition, wi-fi is available to allow for laptop use in workshops and laboratories. Certain curriculum areas also have specialist software eg design technology and art and design.
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    Dance Studios and Theatre

    Performing arts are supported by a well-equipped 200 seat theatre with intelligent light fixtures and digital sound and lighting control. There is a wardrobe and props store to support the 50 plus productions on stage each year. There are two purpose built, mirrored, sprung floored dance studios and a smaller rehearsal space as well as classrooms.
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    Learning Resource Centre

    The LRC contains one of the largest and best equipped libraries to be found in further education with over 25,000 books, a selection of magazines and newspapers, study places for 200 students and 100 available computers. There will always be members of staff available to give advice and assistance. There are also ample photocopying facilities and stationery available. 
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    Sports Hall and Gym

    RuTC has an on-site sports hall, playing fields and gym. All students are encouraged to participate in sporting activities, and with 12 competing college teams in a wide variety of sports, enrichment sessions for casual participants and support for college-wide groups, we can offer something for every student. Our professional coaching staff is always there to assist students.
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    High-tech Workshops

    The College is equipped with a CAD room, electrical/electronic/mechanical and instrumentation control laboratories and welding and fabrication/heat treatment areas. In addition, there is a purpose-built design and technology area which includes a CAD suite and fully-fitted workshop.
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    Merits Training Restaurant

    Merits, the College's on-site training restaurant, is a fully working restaurant providing lunches and evening meals to the public during term-time. Offering a range of mouthwatering and imaginative menus, diners can sample food cooked by the chefs of tomorrow at incredibly low prices. To find out more or to book a table, visit Merits.
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    Language Labs

    All language classes have access to one of our two languages laboraties, allowing students to improve their listening skills by working on audio recordings, video clips, film extracts and examination materials. All language students are also timetabled an extra session with a conversation class teacher to practice speaking in smaller groups.
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    Darkroom and TV Studios

    Extensive facilities are available to support the delivery of the media and performing arts curriculum and enrichment activities. Media is supported by a fully operational TV studio, photographic darkrooms, digital darkrooms, an i-media suite for animation and graphics and a shared film screening room.
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    Recording Studios

    The music and music technology courses are supported by well-equipped rehearsal rooms, a classroom for listening and composition, two digital recording studios and a computer suite with state of the art, industry-related software.
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