RCSA work with Imperial College FoNS School Outreach Team to trial new programme

Mike Munroe RCSA president (centre) with year 12 and 13 students from St Joseph’s College, Ipswich after his talk. David Kemsley (far right) St Josephs Student Futures Advisor and Simon Stevenson Chemistry Teacher and Head of Year 12 (far left)

The RCSA are keen to support the outreach initiatives of our alumni and have teamed up with the Imperial College FoNS Schools’ Outreach team to pilot a new approach. RCSA President Mike Munroe worked with Simon Foster, Faculty Outreach Manager at FoNS to prepare a presentation to the 6th Form at St Joseph’s College Ipswich.  Dave Kemsley, the Student Futures Adviser at St Joseph’s College helped set up the event as part of the schools’ regular career’s guidance programme. Mike Munroe gave a presentation to about eighty year 12 and 13 students on STEMB (science, technology, engineering, maths and business) […] Read More

Glittering and Steamy Night in West London!

What an evening!? The dust is only just settling after the fantastic joint RCSA and RCS Motor Club (RCSMC) dinner at the London Museum of Water and Steam (LMWS) last Saturday evening 23rd March. A lively group of students, alumni, faculty and guests gathered for the RCSA 116th and the RCSMC 69th anniversary dinners for what was in all likelihood their first ever joint dinner! The venue itself was spectacular with the largest collection of steam engines in the world as well as associated historical displays forming the backdrop for an evening of fine food, fine wines and scintillating conversation followed by two very entertaining guest speakers! […] Read More

Annual Dinner : Last few hours of ticket sales

DON’T MISS OUT! Today, Sunday 17th March is the final day of ticket sales. Do not delay a moment longer. Jump to the ordering page and reserve your tickets right away…… rcsa.org.uk/membership/2024-rcsa-rcsmc-dinner The joint RCSA and RCS Motor Club Student and Alumni Dinner on Saturday 23rd March is getting very close. And the deadline for reservations is even closer ….. the end of Sunday 17th March. We have now released the final tranche of tickets for this once in a lifetime event! And until this last tranche have been sold, we are lifting all restrictions on the number of guests you may bring […] Read More

Annual Dinner : Final Tranche of Tickets Released

The joint RCSA and RCS Motor Club Student and Alumni Dinner on Saturday 23rd March is getting very close. And the deadline for reservations is even closer ….. the end of Sunday 17th March. We have now released the final tranche of tickets for this once in a lifetime event! And until this last tranche have been sold, we are lifting all restrictions on the number of guests you may bring along. You’ll recall the dinner takes place at Kew Bridge in the prestigious London Museum of Water and Steam and your ticket gains you access to the world’s largest collection of pumping engines […] Read More

Joint RCSA/RCSMC Student and Alumni Dinner

The RCSA and the RCS Motor Club are delighted to announce a once in a lifetime event! We have secured the prestigious London Museum of Water and Steam for a joint RCSA/RCSMC Student and Alumni Dinner event for the evening of Saturday 23rd March. Tickets can be reserved and further details are available online at rcsa.org.uk/membership/2024-rcsa-rcsmc-dinner The museum holds the world’s largest collection of pumping engines dating back to 1820 and is a must for petrol heads, steam heads and anyone interested in London’s amazing history! It will make a spectacular backdrop for a wonderful evening spent with fellow students and alumni […] Read More

New Executive Officers

We are pleased to announce our tweaked executive line-ups following the AGM on 6th February. You’ll see there is only one ‘new’ face, . The team at the helm of the RCSA now consists of: And the team at the helm of the RCSA Trust now consists of: Steph, our Deputy President may be better known to some of you by her maiden name of Steph Snell. We put the word ‘new’ in quotes because she was, of course RCSU Entertainments Committee Chairman for 1987/8, RCSU President for 1988/9, RCSA Membership Secretary 1993/4, and RCSA Honorary Secretary and RCSA Trust […] Read More

AGM – TUESDAY 6TH FEBRUARY

The RCSA would like to invite you to its annual general meeting, which will be held on Tuesday 6th of February in Meeting Room 1, First Floor, Imperial College Union, South Kensington, with business commencing at 19:00. Come along to learn how the Association plans to develop over the coming years, have a chat with some of the current members and – depending on how long the meeting lasts – have a few social drinks and possibly dinner afterwards. Before we get stuck into business we shall, of course, spend a few moments remembering the much missed Dr MC Black […] Read More

Supporting Students (quite literally!)

Did you know that for about a decade those lovely Jez mechanics of the RCS Motor Club have been repairing bar stools from the Union Bar that have become broken in the line of duty ? It’s true! Those stools might look a bit run-of-the-mill and utilitarian, but far from it! Sourcing stools that can withstand the rigours of the Union Bar is not a trivial matter. They need to be exceedingly hard-wearing and are hugely more expensive than you might expect. So when they break, do you suppose they get thrown away? Not on your Nellie! They get whisked […] Read More

Wednesday’s Barnight and Presidential Greeting

Wednesday 13th December (tomorrow at the time of writing) see’s our Christmas student/alumni mixer event in the form of our joint RCSU-RCSA bar night. Pop along to the Union Bar any time from 7:00pm, though for the early-birds, you can take advantage of the drink tokens which are available for the first 50 people to turn up! Our president, Mike Munroe, repeats this invitation in his Presidential Season’s Greeting. We repeat it here, though it has already been emailed directly to all members. If you haven’t received your own personal copy then to update your contact details, please click here…. or […] Read More

RCSA / RCSU Bar Night

Wednesday 13th December at the Union Bar. Come and celebrate the end of the year with students and alumni at the Joint RCSU-RCSA bar night. Mix with old colleagues, meet a few students, reminisce in your favourite bar. Whatever the attraction, we have one more to tempt you with …. drink tokens available for the first 50 people to turn up! Look forward to seeing you there from 7:00pm!