On Thursday 8th September, Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) invited students, parents, staff and local dignitaries to celebrate outstanding student achievements. The ceremony took place in the beautiful setting of York House, Twickenham, where guests enjoyed cocktails and canapés prepared by the college’s catering students. The ceremony’s 150 attendees included the Deputy Mayor of Richmond, Kate Howard, RuTC’s Chair of Governors, Cathy Bird, Twickenham’s MP, Tania Mathias and Richmond Chamber of Commerce’s CEO, Anne Newton.
Today, Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) continued with the success of it's enrolment programme for new and returning students. To welcome those who have already enrolled, RuTC has been busy arranging activities for students to get to know one another and learn a little more about their course.
Results day was a fantastic day for many of our students and particularly for the four students who gained places at Oxbridge and to study Dentistry. We thought we'd share a little more about these students with you...
On 21st July Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC), Cisco, Living Networks and Job Centre Plus invited attendees to an event marking the completion of their partnership programme titled ‘Pathway to Your Future’. The 12 week pilot programme focused on building confidence, driving talent and creating sustainable skills for 12 18-24 year old NEETs (Not in Employment, Education or Training). The programme was designed to increase employment opportunities for participants and the event was the perfect opportunity for those involved to showcase its success.
It’s GCSE results day. We hope you got the results you wanted. For many it could be a daunting time, thinking about what to do next. Here’s a list of six options you have after GCSEs that gives you a lot of opportunity to continue pursuing success no matter what your grades are:
For the first time ever Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) gathered their newly launched Alumni Association, known as ‘Made in Richmond’, on 25th July for a networking event at Pitcher & Piano in Richmond. Guests came from a variety of career backgrounds and shared their experiences on the sunny riverside of the borough in which they were once students.
On Thursday 18 August, Richmond upon Thames College was pleased to report its A Level results for 2016. With 882 entries across 34 subjects these results represent achievement on a grand scale. We expect that around 550 students will be going on to university, one of the biggest cohorts from any single institution in the country, including Oxford, Cambridge and other Russell group universities and various medical schools.
The digital skills gap is on the rise and with the need for technologically savvy workers not set to diminish, there has never been a better time to use untapped creative minds. Specifically those individuals classified as NEETs (Not in Employment, Education or Training).
On Wednesday 6th July Richmond upon Thames College staff celebrated their annual awards ceremony in recognition of those who have offered an outstanding contribution to the college. All staff departments were invited to enjoy an impressive barbeque prepared by the college’s training restaurant, Merits, against the backdrop of live music on a beautiful summer’s day.