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Catering students help Hampton Hill's little chefs

Monday 18 March 2013

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.

College hosts local employers event and outlines vision for the future

Tuesday 9 June 2015

Richmond upon Thames College hosted their first employers event last month, providing 24 businesses with the opportunity to network with other local companies as well as find out more about the college's new campus development plans.

College Students make the headlines

Monday 4 March 2013

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.

Fair Train audit praises work experience standards

Monday 30 June 2014

A recent quality assurance audit on the standard of work experience provided by Richmond upon Thames College has confirmed that it met all the criteria to achieve a Bronze standard.

Hix Head Chef cooks up a storm at Merits

Thursday 17 January 2013

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.

MacMillan coffee morning raises over £300

Monday 30 September 2013

On Friday 27 September, the College's Training Solutions team raised a fantastic £342.32 for MacMillan cancer support with a delicious cake and coffee morning.

MacMillan coffee morning raises over £400

Monday 29 September 2014

On Friday 26 September, the college's Training Solutions team raised a fantastic £428 for Macmillan cancer support with a delicious cake and coffee morning. Staff members across the college supported the worthy cause with generous donations for the tasty treats which included chocolate brownies, shortbread and muffins.

New Principal joins Richmond upon Thames College

Monday 11 August 2014

On August 4, Robin Ghurbhurun joined Richmond upon Thames College as CEO and Principal. Robin gained a degree in Applied Science (Chemistry) at Kingston University and a Masters in Information Systems and Technology at City University. He started his career in the further education sector in 1994 as a lecturer in computing at Weald College (now Harrow College).

Rugby World Cup 2015 Volunteer Try Outs conclude at College

Friday 19 December 2014

The final leg of the Rugby World Cup 2015 volunteer selection events, the Try Outs, concluded at Richmond upon Thames College on December 16th, following six months on the road.

School leavers given chance to be part of Rugby World Cup

Wednesday 11 February 2015

Four students have been given the opportunity to be part of Rugby World Cup 2015. Working with the Dallaglio Foundation, England Rugby 2015 have created a school leaver programme which has given young people their first experience of a working environment as part of the organising committee.

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