College Notices: 27th September 2012

by Kim small.  

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

For all Students:

Absence Reminders

  • All absences must be reported by a parent/ guardian on the Absence line: 01420 592214 - messages left by students will not be authorised.
  • Pre-known absences should be advised before the day of the absence.
  • Absences not known in advance should be advised on the day of the absence.
  • If you are unwell during the day and need to go home you should sign out at the Hub and a parent/guardian must confirm the absence by the end of the next College day.

Think before you Speak

  • Do you ever say ‘that’s so gay’?
  • Did you realise many people, gay or not, find that offensive and discriminating?
  • If you want to challenge discrimination and support diversity in College come along to:
  • GSA (Gay – Straight Alliance)
  • Every Friday
  • Room 67 - 12.45 to 1.30

Southampton Hospital Open Day

  • Saturday 29th Sept from 11am to 3pm
  • See behind-the-scenes of a large teaching hospital
  • Speak to staff and get an idea of what it is like to work in a hospital.
  • Tours throughout the day.
  • Free parking in the multi-storey car park.
  • For more info call 023 8079 4853 or email

Meeting Reminders

  • Young Carers (YC)
  • Friday 28th Sep -12.45pm to 1.30pm
  • DLC (Dynamic Learning Centre) – room 710
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)?
  • Monday 1st Oct – 12.45pm to 1.30pm
  • Room 69 (Foulkes Building)

Ski Trip

Sexual Health Clinic

  • Free & confidential service
  • All contraception
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Chlamydia Screening
  • Every Friday from 12.15pm to 2.00pm
  • Rooms 504–505 Student Hub – please use the Austen end entrance (orange door).

For First Year Students:

PLD Core

  • Lesson 2 (w/c 24Sept & 01Oct)
  • Time Management – complete study plan
  • Lesson 3 (w/c 08Oct & 15Oct)
  • Advice on support available in College
  • Internet Safety

More Able and Talented

  • On Friday 5th October we will be launching our ‘More Able and Talented’ programme for the coming academic year.
  • Students who performed very strongly in their GCSE’s will already have had an email invitation.
  • Anyone else is welcome to attend but will need to book a place by signing up at the Hub.

For Second Year Students:

Personal Statement Advice

  • Need help with your Personal Statement?
  • Bring a print out of your draft statement to the UCAS Clinic (room 403) on:
  • Monday 1st October (2-4pm)
  • Monday 8th October (2-4pm)
  • Friday 12th October (10am-12pm)
  • Where a member of staff from Portsmouth University will be in College to provide advice on Statements for any university course (not just at Portsmouth!).