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17 hours ago

Come along to the Creative Visual Arts Department to see the CTEC Level 2 Art & Design students' end of year Pop Up Shop Exhibition. Lots of great work on display from talented art students in the Stevens Building, Room 517. The exhibition will be open Monday 22 - Friday 26 May, everyday from 10am-4pm. Open to the public - please sign in at reception.

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5 days ago

Musician Harry Baker, Alton College and Weydon School alumnus, is this week releasing his second album entitled Art.She.Said We interviewed Harry at the launch of his first album Friends, Themes and Poems last year and we caught up with him again this week in the lead up to the launch event on Friday (...

6 days ago

Talented Art student Imogen Horrocks, previously at Bohunt School has been the featured climber on a recent TV advert for the new Honda Civic. She is part of the British Youth Bouldering Team and was chosen from many after audition. Imogen has been bouldering, a competitive form of rock climbing that is performed without the use of ropes or harnesses, for about six years and started locally at...

5 weeks ago

Staff and students at Alton College bade a fond farewell to two of its longest serving members of staff at the end of the Spring term. Both Barbara Wills and Barbara Frater retired recently following a combined period of 57 years’ service. Barbara Frater, LRC Manager, joined the College in 1987 and Barbara Wills, Nursery Manager, started working at the College in 1990. They will both be sorely...

The Alton College debating team, consisting of students studying Philosophy, Government and Politics, and Law played host to Queen Mary’s College in the first inter-collegiate friendly debate recently.

Alton’s two teams of three novice, but highly capable debaters bravely stepped up to the mark, challenging the more experienced QMC teams. Two motions, two highly emotive subjects, two...