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.
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.
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.
Art and Design student Amelia Jones was celebrating this week after winning the College Christmas card competition. Her design, themed around the college's student identification badge, was chosen by a panel of judges as the stand-out submission ahead of 40 other fantastic entries.
On Friday 7 December, students from Richmond upon Thames College enjoyed a question and answer session with Zac Goldsmith, MP for Richmond Park and North Kingston. The Conservative MP spent over 90 minutes with the College's history and politics students, discussing a wide range of subjects including the political process, voter apathy, youth unemployment and class.
Residents, staff and students at Richmond upon Thames College will be asked to have their say on proposals to establish a new centre of educational excellence on the Egerton Road site, including a new secondary school.