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.
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.