Your benefits

Merits Restaurant

Our training restaurant is dedicated to shaping the top chefs and front of house staff of the future. Merits combines fine dining with quality service to create a memorable dining experience. Pay Merits a visit for lunch or dinner and help us prepare our talented students for the real world.
Alumni Association members are entitled to a 20% discount* on meals. Visit the website to view the Merits menu and email us here to make an Alumni booking.
*Excludes drinks; not valid for the Christmas menu or theme evenings; booking must be made through the Alumni Association.

Apprenticeships and Work Experience

Financial incentives, increased productivity and the chance to train up a skilled, committed member of staff… the benefits of hiring an apprentice are clear to see. If you or your employer are looking to hire an apprentice, get in touch to find out more about hiring one of our talented students. But it’s not just apprentices that can give your business a boost; we regularly arrange work experience placements for our students, giving you access to a pool of hardworking individuals looking to add experience to their education. Find out more about apprentices and work experience here.

Leisure Courses

We’re offering an exclusive 20% off our Adult Leisure courses to all of our Alumni, including the following:
• Art & Design
• Childcare
• Computing
• Creative Digital Photography
• Creative Writing
• Fabrication & Welding
• Health & Social Care
• Languages
• Professional Cookery
• Sports & Exercise
Find out more and contact us here.

And there's more…

As a friend or former student of Richmond upon Thames College, you have a whole host of other benefits to enjoy:
• Be part of our active and rapidly growing Alumni community
• Access to networking opportunities with likeminded individuals
• Find out the latest college news, future events and alumni updates
• Invitations to events at the College
• An online profile on the Alumni website so that you can update your contact details with us
• Access to the Alumni professional online networks
• 20% off Music Hall and Theatre Hire