College Notices - 2nd February 2012

by Kim small.  

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

For all students:

Alton College Diversity Week

  • Mon 6th - Fri 10th February
  • We are committed to celebrate our diversity and that of the society as a whole.  We encourage everyone to see diversity and cultural pluralism as the positive forces that they are and endeavour to reflect this in all we do.
  • Please try the 'diversity quiz' on Moodle!
  • Check out the displays every day in the LRC
  • Hear Prof Eric Anderson, Sports Studies, Uni Winchester, Fri 12.40-1.30pm, Forum Hall, speak on barriers to participation and homophobia in sport

Studying Abroad

  • Presentation with Nicholas Wilkinson, Co-director from Graduate Study
  • Find out about the 'Benefits of studying Abroad'
  • Tue 7th February @ 12.45pm - Room 32
  • Sign up at the Student Hub or email

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:

Thinking of University?

  • 750 places available on our annual visit to the UCAS convention at the University of Portsmouth on the morning of 16th March.
  • Over 100 uni's present to give info, advice and guidance on your future plans.
  • This is a really excellent opportunity to kick start your uni research.
  • Even if you're not sure about uni we strongly advise you attend to help you decide - it will cost nothing!
  • Details of how to book will be emailed shortly.

Not thinking of Uni

  • If you are 100% completely, absolutely certain that Uni is not for you...
  • We will be running presentations and workshops on the 16th March to help you find out about all your other opportunities.
  • Further details to follow.

Summer Work

  • Summer work in the UK
  • 2-6 weeks
  • Working with children in a residential environment
  • For more info see

For Second years:

Student Finance

  • Need help with your Student Finance application?
  • University of Portsmouth will be in College on Tuesday 7th February for the first of a series of drop in sessions (not just for applications to Portsmouth)
  • Room 44 - 10am to 2pm
  • You will need to bring: 
  • * UCAS Personal ID and Password
  • * National Insurance number
  • * Passport (if you have one)

Replying to UCAS offers

  • If you are at the stage of replying to your university offers, please remember to give this careful thought.
  • We strongly advise that you select an insurance offer that is safe and within your current working at grades.
  • Your insurance must ask for lower grades than your firm.
  • Last year nationally 42% of applicants had an insurance at or above their firm offer - don't let this be you!

Goldman Sachs A-level Girls Programme

  • 1 day event introducing female students to the dynamic world of Financial Services
  • Meet with industry professionals and find out about career opportunities with this leading firm.
  • Date: 14th February
  • Location: Goldman Sachs, London
  • Application deadline: 06 Feb
  • See - Events