News Archive

28 weeks ago

Alton College Music Department strengthened its links with higher education recently when a group of students took part in 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. Alton College entered one of the bands from the BTEC Rock and...

29 weeks ago

Collaborating with industry on student led projects is part of life at Alton College. Art students have formed an exchange partnership with Danish students from Naerum Gymnasium College (10km north of Copenhagen) which started last year whilst working  on a creative brief with the Tate galleries and the Red Cross. Alton College was the first to receive students and saw 24 placed in...

Talented gymnast Emily Cantwell, previously at Weydon School, has recently been to Mallorca to compete in the Mallorca Gymnastics Cup. A gymnast since the age of four, she is part of the Rushmoor Gymnastics Academy with whom she has competed all over the UK and Europe. She is currently training for the English Championships which could determine whether she makes it into the England squad. In...

30 weeks ago

Staff Sergeant Paul Birkbeck from the Abingdon Regimental Army Bicycle Race Team (Oxfordshire) once again came into College to assist students on the BTEC Level 2 Engineering course with their bike checks as part of the Bicycle Maintenance module. This established module on the course involves students bringing their bikes that need attention into College and working under supervision from...

Congratulations to the new SU Executive who have already started their exciting new job of representing you! The new executive are: 

  • President – Andrew Locke-Scobie, previously at Perins School
  • Vice President – Rowan Whale previously at Eggar’s School
  • Equality, Diversity and Welfare Officer – Santiago Martinez-Herrera previously studied overseas
  • ...