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Chinese New Year

Friday 22 February 2013

In February, Level 2 childcare & education students celebrated Chinese New Year by producing an eye-catching wall display as part of their enrichment activities.

Raising Dough for Delhi Charity

Monday 4 February 2013

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.

Show stoppers!

Thursday 31 January 2013

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.

Ignite unites!

Thursday 31 January 2013

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.

An 'I' for design

Thursday 31 January 2013

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.

Cross country success

Thursday 31 January 2013

In January, students Rory Atkins, Luke Penney, Jocelyn Major and Christina Hall (not pictured) all qualified for the English Schools' Cross Country Championships.
The quartet finished in the top five of their qualifying heats and went on to represent Middlesex at the national competition in March.

On Wednesday 16 January, Hix Restaurants chefs Kevin Gratton and Ronnie Murray hosted a mouth-watering dinner at Richmond upon Thames College's Merits Restaurant. Assisted by the college's Level 2 VRQ catering students, Kevin - Group Head Chef at Hix and Ronnie - Group Head Pastry Chef, prepared a three course feast of fillet of tub gurnard with Isle of Barra cockles and sea radish, rump of red deer with beetroot sauce and chocolate cake with sea buck-thorn sorbet.

A week of music, art and dance shows saw Richmond upon Thames College explode in to life in late December, as students finished the winter term with a series of scorching performances.

New Product Design Studios Opened

Friday 21 December 2012

In December, a new product design suite at Richmond upon Thames College was officially opened by Cathy Bird, Chair of the Corporation. The new facility includes a purpose built design studio, CAD suite and workshop and contains the latest laser cutting and 3D printing technology.

Former Richmond upon Thames College student Livvy Bridge scored the third highest mark in the country for her Biology exam this summer. Livvy, who is now studying experimental psychology at the University of Oxford, was presented with an award last month at the Salters' Institute Annual Awards Ceremony to commemorate her achievement.

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