College Notices - 20th January 2012

by Kim small.  

  • Please find below a summary of notices shown to students this week:

For All students:

Monitoring week

  • Next week!
  • Check your ILP for your commitment grades.
  • These should be grade 1 in each subject! (see the explanation on your ILP).
  • If it isn't a grade 1 you will need to set targets at your next 121 with your tutor to make sure it is next time!

Car Parking

  • If you drive to College, please purchase a parking permit (through the online store) and park on the College site.
  • If you park outside of College you must park legally and with due consideration for our neighbours.
  • We have had a number of complaints recently so please be aware!

Volunteering Opportunities

  • The Lions Club were in the refectory on Tuesday explaining about the Lions Club Awards
  • For more information about volunteering opportunities, please see Helen in the Student Hub on Tuesdays between 10.30am-2.00pm

Badminton

  • New Badminton club starting Wed 1st Feb - Sports Hall from 4.30pm to 5.30pm
  • Only £20 for 8 weeks
  • Go to the Refectory on Mon 23rd Jan between 10am-2pm to find out more and to take part in the Badminton Serve Challenge (with the chance to win a badminton racket).
  • See www.altoncollege.ac.uk/community/clubs
  • Sign up on the online store

Premier Taekwon-Do

  • Only £1 per session for the next 4 weeks
  • Wednesdays - Dance Studio @ 6.30pm
  • Further details on www.tkdweb.co.uk
  • Tel: 01420 540203 or just turn up!

SMAART Skills & Careers Events 2012

  • February 8th & 9th
  • at Wembley Stadium
  • Discover the huge range of training schemes, skills and apprenticeships, and career opportunities available to you.
  • For more information see: www.smaartevents.com

Chaplain's Chox n Chat!

  • Drop in for Chox and a Chat
  • Take time out from exams and revision and destress with chocolate!
  • Come and share what matters to YOU!
  • Mondays from 1.30pm in Room 507 (Student Hub)

Sexual Health Clinic

  • Contraception and Sexual Health Clinic
  • Every Friday from 12.15pm to 2.00pm
  • Rooms 504-505 in the Student Hub - Please use the Austen end entrance (orange door)

For First Years:

UCAS card

  • Thinking of going to University in 2013?
  • Get a FREE UCAS student card with great discounts and benefits including:
  • Up to 50% off tickets for Alton Towers * 10% off at Topshop and Topman * £5 off at Domino's Pizza * advice on the application process, courses, universities and lots more - register now!
  • See www.ucas.com/ucascard

For Second Years:

Student Finance

  • Apply through www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinance
  • No need to wait for confirmed choice
  • Do as soon as possible!
  • 15,000 students have already done this!
  • To make your application easier - make sure you have the following to hand before you start: * Passport * First choice of uni * Start date * Your bank details * Your National Insurance number * The name of your supporter (i.e. parent/guardian)
  • Workshops will be starting soon.

Interested in a Degree in Accountancy...

  • ...whilst earning £20,000 a year?
  • KPMG are offering: Job + Degree + Salary + No Fees
  • You'll need ABB at A-level or equivalent
  • Vacancies for September 2012
  • See www.kpmg.co.uk/slp for further details