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Richard Brooks

Member – Local College Board

Richard is proud to have grown up in Dover, before becoming the first person in his family to go to University.

He was elected President of Hull University Students’ Union, before going on to be Vice-President Union Development of the National Union of Students.

After serving as Education Manager for Step Up To Serve (a collective impact organisation getting more young people involved in social action), he co-founded For our Future’s Sake – a youth and student-led organisation on Brexit and currently works as a Consultant for a major Press Relations organisation. 

We’re part of six community-based colleges

Our mission is to play a leading role for East Kent in developing the economic and social prosperity of the diverse communities we serve.