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It’s GCSE results day. We hope you got the results you wanted. For many it could be a daunting time, thinking about what to do next. Here’s a list of six options you have after GCSEs that gives you a lot of opportunity to continue pursuing success no matter what your grades are:

For the first time ever Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) gathered their newly launched Alumni Association, known as ‘Made in Richmond’, on 25th July for a networking event at Pitcher & Piano in Richmond. Guests came from a variety of career backgrounds and shared their experiences on the sunny riverside of the borough in which they were once students.

On Thursday 18 August, Richmond upon Thames College was pleased to report its A Level results for 2016. With 882 entries across 34 subjects these results represent achievement on a grand scale. We expect that around 550 students will be going on to university, one of the biggest cohorts from any single institution in the country, including Oxford, Cambridge and other Russell group universities and various medical schools.

The digital skills gap is on the rise and with the need for technologically savvy workers not set to diminish, there has never been a better time to use untapped creative minds. Specifically those individuals classified as NEETs (Not in Employment, Education or Training).

 On Wednesday 6th July Richmond upon Thames College staff celebrated their annual awards ceremony in recognition of those who have offered an outstanding contribution to the college. All staff departments were invited to enjoy an impressive barbeque prepared by the college’s training restaurant, Merits, against the backdrop of live music on a beautiful summer’s day.

On Friday 1st July Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) celebrated the winning nomination of Chloe Catling at the prestigious Best Learner Awards hosted by the Association of Colleges at the House of Lords.

On Thursday 23rd June Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) gathered employers, senior members of staff and apprentices to celebrate the achievements of apprentices on the ECITB Level 3 Apprenticeship Engineering Construction Project Control and Design courses. The ceremony was sponsored by engineering companies including Wood Group Mustang, Jacobs, Amec Foster Wheeler, KBR and the ECITB. 

On Saturday 25th May Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) participated in the Pride in London parade to celebrate the successful advancement of civil rights within the LGBT+ community. A walking group of over 20 college staff and students took part for a second year running.

On Wednesday 22nd June Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) invited the public to enjoy an evening exhibition displaying student artwork from the past academic year. Attended by students, staff, partner companies and the Mayor of Richmond, the event presented academic and vocational students’ work across 14 different rooms from an array of subject areas including art, graphics, product design, architecture, design technology, creative media, textiles and more.

On Monday 13th June Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) awarded the winner of their college requiring entrants to design a new brand for enterprise products produced by RuTC students. The competition was rolled out across all college departments and students were offered the opportunity for entries to form part of their coursework.

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