Student News

College Deli food outlet closure - Thursday 21st December

Student News Feed - 14 December, 2017 - 12:57
by Darren Della Maestra.  

If you require food on the last day of term please note that the Deli will closed on the last day of term.

The Shop and Starbuck’s will be open till 1.00pm

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** REMINDER ** Certificate Collection for Qualifications taken last summer (at Alton College only)** REMINDER **

Student News Feed - 14 December, 2017 - 12:55
by Darren Della Maestra.  

If you took exams or completed a vocational qualification at Alton College last summer, you can collect your certificates from the Student Hub.  This is the last opportunity this term to collect your certificates:

Monday 18th December 9.30am - 2.15pm

You must bring your student ID in order to be able to collect your certificates - we cannot accept day passes.  We are sorry, but only the person named on the certificate can collect them.  We will not issue them to friends/family members/etc.

If you are unable to attend on any of the three days listed above please contact the Exams Officer. 

These are important documents and the College is only allowed to store them for up to one year.  After this time we have to securely destroy them and you will be charged by the exam boards for any replacements required.  Please take the time to come and collect them.

Qualifications for which certificates will be available are: AS/A Levels, GCSE Maths & English, Functional Skills, FSMQ, BTEC all levels, CTech all levels.

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To ALL UCAS 2018 Applicants - Message from UCAS

Student News Feed - 13 December, 2017 - 08:14
by Kim Small.  

Due to planned maintenance, the services below will be unavailable from 20:00 on Friday 15 December until 23:59 (UK time) on Sunday 17 December:

  • UCAS Undergraduate Apply and Track
  • UCAS Conservatoires Apply and Track
  • UCAS Teacher Training Apply, Track, and the search tool

During this time, you won’t be able to work on your application, sign in to Track, or use the UCAS Teacher Training search tool.

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Sexual Health and Wellbeing Drop in TODAY

Student News Feed - 11 December, 2017 - 13:15
by Vanessa Edworthy.  

Today after Forum there is a drop-in for sexual health advice and support 2-3pm in The REFECTORY with Health Professionals.

Just turn up!

*Condoms*     *Testing*    *Advice*

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College OPEN as usual

Student News Feed - 11 December, 2017 - 09:59
by Victoria Small.  

To confirm, the College is open as usual today with lessons finishing at 4pm. If the weather worsens and this changes you will be updated.

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Final Reminder - Enterprise Day

Student News Feed - 8 December, 2017 - 15:57
by Peter Cox.  

Dear all

This is a reminder about the Level 3 Enterprise Day taking part on Monday 11th from 1000 - 1600 (meet in the Martin Read Hall @1000).

This is a really exciting opportunity for you to develop creative and lateral thinking, presentation, group work and employability skills.

It is free and open to any level 3 student.

There are still a few places left and you are welcome to come to the Martin Read Hall on Monday at 1000 to sign in and take part.

Many thanks

Peter Cox
Director of Learning

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lost coat

Student News Feed - 8 December, 2017 - 15:55
by Ryan Warner.  

I lost a black designer coat with grey fur in the hood and in the coat itself on Wednesday 6th Dec. If you find it can you please bring it to room 46 (by reception). Thanks!

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New Games Club

Student News Feed - 8 December, 2017 - 11:41
by Christian Reitano.  

Hi all,
Robert Kneen and I are starting up a new gaming club. This hopefully is a place where students like you can relax and let off some steam before a lesson. We have many ideas for this club. But we have one problem, what day(s) shall we operate? We’d love to hear your ideas and thoughts! Please respond to either myself (9040222@alton.ac.uk) or Robert Kneen (9005533@alton.ac.uk) with your ideas.
Looking forward to meeting you,

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Last sexual health clinic of the term- Forum opportunity

Student News Feed - 7 December, 2017 - 13:30
by Vanessa Edworthy.  

The last Sexual Health Clinic of the term is running tomorrow:

  •  8th December 12-2pm from the student hub.

Condoms/emergency contraception/ advice/STD testing/pregnancy testing

 (No clinic on 15th December until we return in January.)

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There will be another opportunity to get sexual health advice and condoms from health professionals visiting the college on:

  •  Monday 11th December at 1:30-3pm during & after Forum in Martin Read Hall

Subsequent forums next week (12th to 15th December) will be addressing some of the same issues but will not be offering free contraception.

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Level 3 Enterprise Day - Monday 11th December

Student News Feed - 7 December, 2017 - 12:43
by Peter Cox.  

Dear all

This is a reminder about the Level 3 Enterprise Day taking part on Monday 11th from 1000 - 1600 (meet in the Martin Read Hall @1000).

This is a really exciting opportunity for you to develop creative and lateral thinking, presentation, group work and employability skills.

It is free and open to any level 3 student.

There are still some 40 places left - please sign up at the Hub.

Many thanks

Peter Cox
Director of Learning

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Important message to all students from the Hampshire Safeguarding Board

Student News Feed - 6 December, 2017 - 17:30
by Darren Della Maestra.  

You may be aware of an explicit video involving a teenager and a child which has been shared far and wide on social media.

There is a police investigation into this matter which is ongoing and those people seen in the video are being supported by specialist police officers. A man has been arrested in connection with this investigation.

If you receive this video on Snapchat, via DM on Instagram, on Whatsapp or via any other social media, you should delete it immediately and tell a trusted adult – a teacher or your parents for example.

It’s really important that you understand that if you show this video to someone else or forward it on to other people, you could be committing a crime and we want to stop that happening. If you are worried about this, please talk to a trusted adult or email safeguarding@altoncollege.ac.uk. You won’t be in trouble if you have made a genuine mistake.

If you know anything about this video or how it came to be shared, please speak to a trusted adult as this information could be important in the police investigation.

If you don’t feel comfortable speaking to anyone in person, you can call the police on 101 to report something or for additional guidance and support, you can call ChildLine on 0800 1111.

Additional resource on internet safety to highlight the dangers of sexting and sharing nude pictures online can be found here – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqgCryoJ5es 

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Reminder - Certificate Collection from the Student Hub

Student News Feed - 6 December, 2017 - 15:06
by Frances Standen.  

Just a quick reminder that tomorrow (Thursday 7th December) is the first of 3 planned days when you will be able to collect certificates for Qualifications you completed at Alton College last year.
We will be located in the Student Hub from 9.15am - 2.15pm. Please remember to collect these certificates - they are important documents. You will need your College ID card. We cannot accept day passes.

We hope to see you tomorrow

The Exams Team

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SU Advent Calendar - get your tickets NOW!

Student News Feed - 6 December, 2017 - 09:44
by Victoria Small.  

Don't forget to buy your raffle tickets from the SU for their advent calendar - some fantastic prizes still to be won. Only £2 per ticket. The winning ticket will be drawn each afternoon and posted on the SU Instagram page.

www.instagram.com/iamsuataltoncollege/

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Shelter - Christmas Fundraising - English functional skills students

Student News Feed - 5 December, 2017 - 09:08
by Darren Della Maestra.  

More than 120,000 British children will not have a permanent home this Christmas, the highest figure for 10 years.

A group of students studying English have decided to raise money for this charity and have organised a series of events this week.  Please look out for these events and please contribute what you can.

Tuesday - Black Jack table game and treasure hunt (guess the square)

Wednesday - Sponsored walk

Friday - Christmas quiz, lucky dip

Thank you for your support.

 

 

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SU Advent Calendar - STARTS TODAY!

Student News Feed - 4 December, 2017 - 12:34
by Victoria Small.  

The SU Advent event starts today - take a look at the attached to see some of the prizes you could win..... £2 a ticket with all proceeds going to Disability Challengers in Guildford. There will be a prize every college day until we break up! Beats headphones. Kindle fire. Cards against humanity. Tate tickets. Amazon spends...

Look out for members of the SU around College and buy your tickets TODAY!

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What's the point of Christmas

Student News Feed - 4 December, 2017 - 11:55
by Ali Wright.  

What Does Christmas mean to you?!
I'd love to hear what Christmas means to you!
Please reply with a few words that describe your Christmas.
Many Thanks, Ali (College Chaplain0

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Africa Adventures 1-12th Apr 17: Final Reminder

Student News Feed - 1 December, 2017 - 09:50
by Jo Edmonds.  

Hi, Thank you for all those who expressed an interest
in volunteering to go to Ghana in Africa on 1-12th Apr 2019.

This is your final reminder that tonight is the last time you have a chance to sign up for African Adventures.

It is great to see we have had good numbers already
Any problems or questions let me know

Regards Jo Edmonds and Phil Thorn

Go to

https://myaa.african-adventures.co.uk/booking-form/

Jo.Edmonds@altoncollege.ac.uk
Ext 211
Phil Thorn
philip.thorn@altoncollege.ac.uk

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Christmas Card Competition Deadline - Friday

Student News Feed - 29 November, 2017 - 11:56
by Victoria Small.  

Don't forget, the deadline for this year's Christmas Card Competition is this Friday (1st December). You could win £25 Jack Wills Voucher.

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College UCAS Deadline extended to Thursday 30th November

Student News Feed - 28 November, 2017 - 08:26
by Kim Small.  

We will be running additional UCAS clinics today (Tuesday), Wednesday and Thursday between 12.30pm - 2.30pm in the LRC.

There will be no sign up sheet in the Hub for these.  Add your name to the sheet upon arrival and we will see you in the order that you arrive. Please be prepared to wait.

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Certificate Collection for Qualifications taken last summer (at Alton College only)

Student News Feed - 27 November, 2017 - 11:36
by Frances Standen.  

If you took exams or completed a vocational qualification at Alton College last summer, you can collect your certificates from the Student Hub at the following times:

Thursday 7th December 9.30am - 2.15pm

Wednesday 13th December 9.30am - 2.15pm

Monday 18th December 9.30am - 2.15pm

You must bring your student ID in order to be able to collect your certificates - we cannot accept day passes.  We are sorry, but only the person named on the certificate can collect them.  We will not issue them to friends/family members/etc.

If you are unable to attend on any of the three days listed above please contact the Exams Officer. 

These are important documents and the College is only allowed to store them for up to one year.  After this time we have to securely destroy them and you will be charged by the exam boards for any replacements required.  Please take the time to come and collect them.

Qualifications for which certificates will be available are: AS/A Levels, GCSE Maths & English, Functional Skills, FSMQ, BTEC all levels, CTech all levels.

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