Richmond upon Thames College teamed up with Hampton Hill Junior School between 5-14 March, as students Helen Gale and Luis Mulraine assisted with an innovative restaurant project involving over 90 pupils.
The entire Year 4 group at the junior school were challenged with the task of setting up and running their own restaurant for two weeks – catering to parents, staff and the local community. They were involved in all parts of the initiative, from buying the food, publicising the event, cooking, serving and budgeting.
Phil Rudd is currently exhibiting a photography collection at the world famous Barbican Centre in London. Phil, who has spent ten years photographing western America's incredible landscape, has selected 22 images for display at the Barbican's Library gallery.
"To have the opportunity to showcase my work at such a renowned venue is fantastic and I'm hopeful that visitors will gain as much enjoyment from the photos as I did capturing and creating them," said Phil.
Richmond upon Thames College held its annual Work and Training Fair on Wednesday 6 March as part of National Careers Week - a celebration of careers guidance and opportunities across the UK. Organised by the College's careers staff and attended by over 500 students, the Work and Training fair gave students a flavour of the employment and training opportunities available to them during and after their time at college.
A new magazine featuring news stories and interviews with Richmond upon Thames College students has become the must-have item across campus. The free publication, titled Celebrate, showcases the fantastic achievements of the College's students each term, allowing them to gain richly deserved recognition for their hard work and dedication both inside and outside of the College.
College students Amelia Jones, Hannah Simpson and Julia Skinner sold doughnuts for donations on Tuesday 29 January, raising funds for New Delhi based charity Asha ahead of a planned trip to the Indian capital.
The trio will be visiting New Delhi between 14-24 February as part of a youth group trip organised by St Stephen's Church, Twickenham. Once in India, they'll help to redecorate Asha's medical clinics as well as visit some of the city's poorest slums.
BTEC performing arts students lit up the stage in January with three spectacular shows
On 15-16 January, second year students performed full scale productions of famous Jacobean plays. Christopher Marlowe's morality play 'Dr Faustus' and Ben Jonson's satirical comedy 'Volpone' were expertly performed to a delighted audience of friends and family.
In January, second year dance students took part in 'Ignite' - a collaborative event with Hampton Academy, Tiffin Boys School, CoDa Youth Dance Company and Age of Grace. Organised by RuTC dance teacher Charlotte Porter, the event blended a mix of youth and experience to deliver a sensational show.
In January, Colin Wilson, Art Director of 'I' and The Independent newspapers visited HND and FdA graphic design students. During his visit, Colin chatted with students about winning the Newspaper Design of the Year 2012 award and also held an illuminating graphics workshop.