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.

Impressive Comic Relief contribution!

Students at Alton College  raised over £1,000 from a variety of events, cake sales and collections for Comic Relief last week.  Over £500 was raised on campus and as the government has pledged to match all funds raised by students in the UK pound for pound, the total amount has doubled!

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Students at Alton College  raised over £1,000 from a variety of events, cake sales and collections for Comic Relief last week.  Over £500 was raised on campus and as the government has pledged to match all funds raised by students in the UK pound for pound, the total amount has doubled!

Sec Gen of OS inspires geographers

Geography students were inspired and motivated by Dr Vanessa Lawrence CB, Secretary General of Ordnance Survey International and Co-Chair of a United Nations committee, in Wessex Arts theatre last week. They also learnt how geographical principals affect everything from Olympic Torch relay routes to the NHS.

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As part of the Speakers for Schools initiative, AS Geography students at Alton College were treated to a fascinating and inspirational talk given by Dr Vanessa Lawrence CB, Secretary General of Ordnance Survey International, she is also Co-Chair of United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management.

Parliamentary Award for AC alumna

Laura Jurd, Alton College alumna, has been named Jazz Instrumentalist of the Year at the prestigious APPJAG Parliamentary Jazz Awards 2015. Now in its 11th year, the All Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group honour the best of British jazz and the awards evening highlights the wealth of talent in the British jazz scene at the moment. 

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Laura Jurd, Alton College alumna, has been named Jazz Instrumentalist of the Year at the prestigious APPJAG Parliamentary Jazz Awards 2015.

Foundation Degree success

Tiffany Lee, former Amery Hill pupil, completed her Foundation Degree in Early Years Care and Education at Alton College. She went on to manage Little Me Day Nurseries, Basingstoke and recently won a Nursery World Award. Now a mum herself we caught up with her during her maternity leave.

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Tiffany Lee, former Amery Hill pupil, completed her Foundation Degree in Early Years Care and Education at Alton College. She went on to manage Little Me Day Nurseries, Basingstoke became Regional Manager and recently won a Nursery World Award. Now a mum herself we caught up with her during her maternity leave.

Chinese students visit 2015

Fifteen Chinese students and six members of staff from Xinghua High School in the Eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu spent ten days as College guests, partnering students in lessons, and living with their local host families to gain insight into being a student at Alton College.

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Fifteen Chinese students and six members of staff from Xinghua High School in the Eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu spent ten days as College guests, partnering students in lessons, and living with their local host families to gain insight into being a student at Alton College, as many of them plan to come here full-time to study A levels in the coming months.

Damian Hinds MP versus Harry Townsend

Damian Hinds MP for East Hants spent time with budding politician Harry Townsend previously at the Dove House School Academy today. Mr Hinds gave a presentation and provided a Q&A session for Harry and his classmates in the Skills for Learning Department.

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Damian Hinds MP for East Hants spent time with budding politician Harry Townsend previously at the Dove House School Academy today. Mr Hinds gave a presentation and provided a Q&A session for Harry and his classmates in the Skills for Learning Department.

Goldilocks verdict: Not guilty!

It was not a clear case of who’d been eating the porridge and sitting in other people's chairs for school children taking part in a special Community Courses @altoncollege CSI Workshop here last week, as Goldilocks was found innocent!

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It was not a clear case of who’d been eating the porridge and sitting in other people's chairs for school children taking part in a special CSI Workshop here last week, as Goldilocks was found innocent!

 

 

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