In May 2016, Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) A Level English Literature and Language student Rosie McKeown won the first ever prize in the College’s first ever Creative Writing Competition for her poem On a Fallen Soldier.
On Saturday 11th June the Performing Arts department at Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) showcased their annual end of year graduation performance titled ‘Into the Spotlight’, which this year was an incredible success. Teachers and students were delighted with the sell-out of over 200 tickets and for the first time ever the show took place at John McIntosh Arts Centre at London Oratory School in Hammersmith.
Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) took great pleasure in celebrating the Queen’s Garden Party both inside and outside college. Anne Timothy, Supported Learning Programme Manager at RuTC, was nominated to attend to the Queen’s Garden Party at Buckingham Palace by Robin Ghurbhurun and Janna Perryman, Principal and Curriculum Director at RuTC.
Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) was proud to celebrate the catering department’s success at Wessex Salon Culinaire 2016, one of the UK’s largest live culinary competitions held in association with The Craft Guild of Chefs. The day was a massive success, with every RuTC entrant gaining an award. The students walked away with a total of 5 silver medals, 3 Bronze medals and a certificate of Merit.
Richmond upon Thames College recently participated in the Royal Academy of Dance Spring Sharing event at Greycoat Hospital School in Westminster, a school attended by the Prime Minister’s daughter, Nancy Cameron. The Spring Sharing was an event supported by Jack Petchey, a young achievers charity which has worked closely with RuTC for many years, and organised by Step into Dance, a youth dance company.
Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) BTEC Dance students recently showcased their annual summer term performance, which this year was based on the story of Cinderella. The performance allowed students to embrace a whole range of characteristics, delving into theatre scenes with the entertaining parodies of Cinderella’s step-sisters.
Pawan Saunya, A Level student at Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC), has developed an interactive website off his own accord to help fellow students with revision in the lead up to exams. Pawan, who is from Isleworth, is in his second year at RuTC and is studying Economics, Applied Business and World Development.
This year’s RAG week at Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) was no less than spectacular. The college organized an array of events which attracted large groups of students and generous donations. In total, RuTC raised £312.40 which has been donated to the college’s nominated charity: Shooting Star Chase.
The Association of Colleges’ (AoC) National Sport Championship was hosted this year by the University of Northumbria from 15th – 17th April and for the second year running, Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) qualified to represent the London Region with their netball team and cross country athletes.