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Brain Day

Biology students were recently treated to a fantastic day exploring the brain when Dr Guy Sutton visited campus to take students around and beyond A-level material and into degree-level concepts and research. Guy Sutton is Director of Medical Biology Interactive and Honorary Lecturer at the University of Nottingham Medical School.

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Biology students were recently treated to a fantastic day exploring the brain when Dr Guy Sutton visited campus to take students around and beyond A-level material and into degree-level concepts and research. Guy Sutton is Director of Medical Biology Interactive and Honorary Lecturer at the University of Nottingham Medical School.

A Day in the Life of an MP

MP for East Hampshire, Damian Hinds, recently visited Alton College to give a talk to College students studying Law, Politics and History joined by a selection of pupils from Amery Hill School and Eggar’s School. The talk entitled ‘A Day in the Life of an MP’ started with Damian explaining the range of activities he undertakes on a daily basis.

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MP for East Hampshire, Damian Hinds, recently visited Alton College to give a talk to College students studying Law, Politics and History joined by a selection of pupils from Amery Hill School and Eggar’s School.

Merger Plans Announced

Alton College and Havant & South Downs College (HSDC) have announced ‘exciting’ merger plans to ensure a ‘strong partnership together’. Chair of Governors Ian Gibson, stated ‘we are excited about the vision of enhancing and building on the outstanding academic provision at both institutions through this new partnership opportunity’.  

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Alton College and Havant & South Downs College (HSDC) have announced ‘exciting’ merger plans to ensure a ‘strong partnership together’. 

Chair of Governors at Alton College, Ian Gibson, stated ‘we are excited about the vision of enhancing and building on the outstanding academic provision at both institutions through this new partnership opportunity’.  

Summer Show

Students from all the courses across the Creative Visual Arts department will contribute to the Summer Show starting on Friday 15th June. The exhibition of work is open to the public week days from 10am-4pm from 15th June to 4th July and is open on Saturday 16th June 10am-3pm. The exhibition is free, please sign in at reception.

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Students from all the courses across the Creative Visual Arts department will contribute to the Summer Show starting on Friday 15th June.

Open Day - Thursday 5 July, 3:30-8pm

Our Summer Open Day takes place on Thursday 5 July, 3.30-8pm. Visit us and speak to our specialist and experienced staff who can advise you on the best study programmes to suit you and explain how our unique personal support will help you to succeed every step of the way. 

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Our Summer Open Day takes place on Thursday 5 July, 3.30-8pm. Visit us and speak to our specialist and experienced staff who can advise you on the best study programmes to suit you and explain how our unique personal support will help you to succeed every step of the way. Meet our amazing students too.

What if cows could draw gods?

Furthering links with Higher Education is integral to student learning at Alton College, and as part of this, Philosophy and History students were recently visited by Dr. Shaul Tor, Lecturer in Ancient Philosophy at King’s College, London.

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Furthering links with Higher Education is integral to student learning at Alton College, and as part of this, Philosophy and History students were recently visited by Dr. Shaul Tor, Lecturer in Ancient Philosophy at King’s College, London. In his talk, he covered many topics including discussing the Greek Philosopher Xenophanes. ‘What if cows could draw gods?

Philosophical Zombies

As part of Alton College’s ongoing schools' liaison work, a group of Year 10 pupils from Amery Hill School recently visited the Philosophy department to explore topics including Philosophical Zombies and Consciousness. 

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As part of Alton College’s ongoing school liaison work, a group of Year 10 pupils from Amery Hill School recently visited the Philosophy department to explore topics including Philosophical Zombies and Consciousness.

Brecon Beacons Expedition

As part of the BTEC Public Services course, students are given the opportunity to take part in a week long-field trip to take part in exciting outdoor activities and team-building exercises. A large group of students and four staff recently travelled to the Hampshire Mountain Centre in the Brecon Beacons in South Wales and completed two expeditions, caving, gorge walking, or climbing.

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As part of the BTEC Public Services course, students are given the opportunity to take part in a week long-field trip to take part in exciting outdoor activities and team-building exercises.

Gifted and Talented pupils give new perspectives

Gifted and Talented pupils from Weydon School scooped first prize in this year’s Above and Beyond Competition. The theme this year was ‘2017 has given us new perspectives on our world’ and Year 10 pupils from Eggar’s School, The Petersfield School, Weydon School and Farnham Heath End School worked in teams to prepare an EPQ-style project and gave a 10-minute presentation on their investigation outcomes.

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Gifted and Talented pupils from Weydon School scooped first prize in this year’s Above and Beyond Competition.

An Electric Performance

Alton College Music Department strengthened its links with higher education this week when a group of students took part, and came out winners of the annual Southampton Solent Sound Music Festival held at Solent University. The festival saw nine colleges across Hampshire and Wiltshire enter a “Battle of the Bands” competition with a first prize of £200.

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Alton College Music Department strengthened its links with higher education this week when a group of students took part, and came out winners of the annual Southampton Solent Sound Music Festival held at Solent University. The festival saw nine colleges across Hampshire and Wiltshire enter a “Battle of the Bands” competition with a first prize of £200.

 

 

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