Engaging Galapagos

Ecotourism, volcanoes and current confluence were topics discussed in a fascinating talk to Geography students by Ian Dunn, Chief Executive of the Galapagos Conservation Trust on campus in April.

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Ecotourism, volcanoes and current confluence were topics discussed in a fascinating talk to Geography students by Ian Dunn, Chief Executive of the Galapagos Conservation Trust on campus in April. Ian’s career covers 15 years working overseas and another 15 years working in the UK and has involved both human and physical geography.

College County runners placed Nationally

Congratulations to two Alton College students who recently participated in the English Schools Cross Country Championships as part of the Hampshire Schools Team.

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Congratulations to two Alton College students who recently participated in the English Schools Cross Country Championships as part of the Hampshire Schools Team. Nathan Gibson, previously at Weydon School, and Freya Davis, previously at Hawley Place School took part in the competition in Blackburn and both the girls and boys teams finished second overall.

#RUSafe?

On Thursday 30 April, Alton College Student Watch, a Hampshire Constabulary Partnership, hosted a thoroughly succcessful event at the college called #RUSafe?

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On Thursday 30 April, Alton College Student Watch, a Hampshire Constab

Bar Mock Trial finals

Once again, Alton College students reached the National final of the Bar Mock Trial competition, held in Edinburgh in March

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In March, 14 Alton College students competed as a team in the finals of the Citizenship Foundation’s National Bar Mock Trial competition in the Court of Sessions in Edinburgh. Having won the Guildford regional heat in November 2014, the students argued three cases before judges including Lord Leveson, who chaired the recent inquiry into the British press.

ACSU revision tips film

Take a peek at the ACSU revision tips video... #goodluck

Revision Tips

Our amazing SU know just what you

#YourVoteYourVoice

 

Parliamentary candidates from the five main parties were grilled by students on their policies last week at a hustings debate on campus.

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Former Student Union President Toby Millard, previously from Bohunt School chaired the debate while a variety of students including current Student Union members pitched some excellent questions to the main five parliamentary candidates; Damian Hinds, Peter Bisset, Alex Wilks, Richard Robinson and Peter Baillie.

Magnetising student trip

A group of 17 students from the Physics department at Alton College visited the Diamond Light Source at Harwell in Oxfordshire, where ground-breaking research is being carried out.

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A group of 17 students from the Physics department at Alton College visited the Diamond Light Source at Harwell in Oxfordshire in March.

ACSU at NUS conference

Good luck to the two members of Alton College Students' Union who are travelling to Liverpool to speak on #dropthelearningtax at the NUS conference tomorrow. They calculate if VAT was cut it could save us £300k a year.

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BBC celebrate Abbie’s success!

Alton College student Abbie Hines, previously at St Nicholas School, will be featured on The One Show on BBC One in a section called ‘Medical Memories’ on Thursday 23 April.

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Alton College student Abbie Hines, previously at St Nicholas School, will be featured on The One Show on BBC One in a section called ‘Medical Memories’ on Thursday 23 April.

Travel Opportunities

Continuing with education after school means more than solely classroom based study. Each year we offer our students an array of trips at home and abroad to give them opportunity to travel and develop a range of skills.

Wish you were here 2015

Continuing with education after school means more than solely classroom based study. Each year Alton College offers students an array of trips at home and abroad to give them opportunity to travel and develop a range of skills before they progress into Higher Education or the workplace.

 

 

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