The Corporation is responsible for the overall functioning of the College. In general terms, it is responsible for the quality of service that the College offers to learners and the local community, as well as the College's financial health and strategic direction. The Corporation comprises of members drawn from a range of backgrounds and experience. The membership reflects the varied communities which the College serves. The Corporation is a large team with a broad blend of skills. The Corporation meets termly to consider strategic developments, systematic monitoring of College and Management performance and prescribed compliance reports. The thrust of the Corporation's work is outward looking and primarily future orientated in forming strategies as well as providing accountability for past activities of the College. The Corporation maintains contact with College life through staff-governor links; formal presentations, and attendance at Annual Awards events and exhibitions. Board members have a strong commitment to continuous improvement in their own practice and annually conduct a rigorous self-assessment.
Please note as of 1 August 2017, the corporations of Carshalton College and South Thames College merged with Kingston College – the corporations of Carshalton and South Thames Colleges were dissolved and all students, employees, assets and liabilities were transferred to Kingston College. Kingston College’s name will change to South Thames Colleges Group to reflect its new regional position. Following the merger changes are being proposed to the Instrument and Articles of Government of the merged College Group to reflect changes to the composition of the Corporation and governance arrangements. The draft revised Instrument and Articles are attached below for consultation until 21 September 2017. Any comments, questions or enquiries on the proposed amendments should be made before 21 September and should be directed to:
Kingston Hall Road,
Kingston upon Thames