• ​87% achievement rate for classroom based learning in 2016-17 up 5% on the previous year and 5% above the national rate
  • Achievement rates for 16-18s have increased to 82% an increase of 3% from 2015-16 and 4% above the national rate of 78%
  • For 19+ students the achievement is now at 91%, an increase of 4% from 2015-16 and 5% above the national rate
  • Students go to top universities such as Bournemouth University, Brunel University and St. Mary’s University, Twickenham
  • Students have gone on to jobs at Heathrow, Sky, Rolls Royce, the Metropolitan Police and with the London Borough of Hounslow
  • Ofsted Report (November 2017) states "Students on the 16-19 programmes of study and adults have good practical skills and produced work above the expected level."
  • Each year we celebrate the achievements of our outstanding students at our Student Awards Ceremony
  • The Higher Education Graduation Ceremony celebrates the achievement of over 100 students who have completed a Higher National Certificate or Higher National Diploma Course

Meet new people of different ages, cultures and backgrounds and make new friends.

Explore your interests and discover new ones.

  • Join clubs and The Student Union
  • Support charitable causes
  • Play football, badminton, netball, volleyball and more
  • Use the fully equipped gym

There is always something going on.

  • Tournaments, talent shows, trips, charity fundraising events
  • Freshers’ Fair - meet new friends and find out about student activities and discounts for travel, films and shops. This is not to be missed!
  • Creative Arts Festival. A dazzling annual showcase of students’ work.

Get involved and have your say.

Welcome to West Thames College

West Thames will be a vibrant college, inspiring all our learners to fulfil their dreams and ambitions. Our outstanding education and training will contribute to a prosperous and cohesive community.

The college has an ongoing commitment to widening participation. We see education as a transformative tool entitling and enabling people to achieve their full potential from whatever background.

Our shared values are: Integrity, Excellence, Equality and Respect

Meet the Team

  • I was appointed Principal in 2016. It’s my job to oversee the management of the college and ensure all our students are successful.

    Tracy Aust

    Tracy Aust

    Principal
  • I am the Vice Principal Curriculum & Quality and I work closely with the curriculum teams to ensure that the courses we offer meet the needs of local community and employers planning.

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    David Evans

    Vice Principal Curriculum & Quality
  • I am in charge of the money at the college. I make sure all the students loans are in place and manage the expenditure and development within the college.

    Mark Cooper

    Mark Cooper

    Executive Director of Finance, HR and Development
  • My job is to ensure that students have access to excellent resources and equipment as well as great student experience opportunities.

    Michael Michaelides

    Michael Michaelides

    Executive Director of Resources and Student Experience
  • I help to get students job ready for life after college. I work with over 500 businesses to get work experience and other opportunities for our students.

    Martina Greeves

    Martina Greeves

    Head of Careers and Work Placement
  • My team are the first people our new students meet at the college. We are always here to help from an initial enquiry right the way through to you joining the college.

    Meegan Murray

    Meegan Murray

    Head of Student Recruitment, Exams and Customer Service
  • My role at the college is to make sure our students enjoy their time here. My team put on events throughout the year from fresher’s fair to sporting activities. I also make sure our students are kept safe and have all the support that they need.

    Sam Louisy

    Samantha Louisy

    Head of Student Experience
 

Student
Focus
Sabina Enu-Kwesi
Engineering Apprentice

Sabina was recently Highly Commended at the National Apprenticeship Awards. She currently works as a service lift engineer at Otis Elevators.

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West Thames College

One of the top 3 Colleges in London *

* Based on overall performance for students aged 16-18 across all levels in 2018-19


The College is open and it’s not too late to enrol!

Don’t miss out on Enrolment 2020

Take a look at our range of Courses and Apply Now. Haven’t visited us yet? Explore our campus using our Virtual Tour

Apply Now

If you have already applied for a September 2020 course, you would have already been invited to enrolment.

If you haven’t applied to West Thames College, please come into the college from Friday 21st August (16-18 year olds) or from Monday 24th August (for Adults aged 19+).

If you prefer to enrol with us remotely, please phone us on 0208 326 2000