Ready for September 2015!

The new academic year is nearly upon us and we’re all ready to start again! We have two new members of staff joining us this year, Joe Becci – ex RIC student and Illustration graduate and Peter Quirke – Graphic Design. Welcome to our fabulous Art Department. I am also back from maternity leave and raring to go! Welcome back all staff and students and … Continue reading Ready for September 2015!

UCAS Design Your Future Fair

This November A level students will get the opportunity to visit the UCAS Design Your Future university fair which is held annually at Olympia, London. Historically, our students have found this an incredibly useful and informative event giving them unique opportunity to talk to representatives from universities and colleges and other organisations about the study prospects available to them within the creative arts and associated … Continue reading UCAS Design Your Future Fair


Radical plan to put the creative industries at the heart of growth Business Secretary Vince Cable, Culture Secretary Sajid Javid and Facebook chief Nicola Mendelsohn joined forces to launch Create UK, which aims to maintain and boost Britain’s position as a world leader. The aim is to double the value of exports in areas from gaming to advertising, design and publishing from £15.5 billion inn … Continue reading GET CREATIVE!


As the academic year comes to a close, RIC keeps its doors open and welcomes visitors to see the 2014 Art & Design exhibition during the Medway Open Studios. Accessible from our Gainsborough building at 254 St Margaret’s Banks, High Street, Rochester (opposite the train station) the exhibition will be open to the public from 14-18 July, 10am – 2pm each day. For more info … Continue reading MEDWAY OPEN STUDIOS JULY 2014