College Notices: w/c 10th December 2012

by Esther Silver.  

College Notices for the week commencing 10th December

1. Parents’ Evenings

Further evenings for parents to discuss student progress take place on:

- Tuesday 11th December

- Thursday 10th January

Our on-line booking system is now open for parents to make appointments.

2. Bus Passes – please note Summer schedule

Summer Bus Pass products will be activated on the on-line store on January 1st 2013

You can pay by two instalments of £60 or one of £120

• Instalment 1 by 31st January

• Instalment 2 by 28th February

3. New Students’ Union Executive

Congratulations to:

• President: Dren Magoncia

• Vice President: Charlie Essex

• NUS Officer: Helen Happy

• Environmental Officer: Angel Phillip

• Charities Officer: Chloe Freemantle

• Press Officer: Billy Wells

• E & D and Welfare Officer: Charles Gooderham

• Secretary: Hannah Bristow

• Treasurer: Dan Beecher

The SU will be based in Amigos – pop and say hi

4. The Alternative

The NEW online college magazine

Issue 1 available now

5. Quiz Night

Friday 14th December

You can now pay for your quiz night tickets on the online store!
Teams of 6, with fish and chips or pizza included in price of ticket
Quiz starts at 6.30 in Martin Read Hall £6 for students, £9 for adults.

6. Alton College Pop Choir

Spring Term Enrichment

Places available for singers and musicians!

Begins Friday 11th January!

Rehearsals Fridays 12:40-1:30pm

Contact Shelley Hart for more details

7. Interested in a career in LAW?

Guest speaker from University of Hertfordshire is in College to talk about careers in Law and routes in to the profession

Friday 14th December at 12.45 in the DLC, ground floor Austen Building

All Welcome

8. Talented Biologists

AS and A2 Biology students with average GCSE of 6.8 and over or A/A* in science or Biology GCSE are invited..

A special session to explore interesting topics not covered in the specification

Wednesdays – 1pm to 2pm

Room 936, Beacon Science Centre

After January there will be opportunities for group research and presentation of mini topics

9. Virtually University...

Barclays Retail Development

Come and join a video conference here in College to find out about this award winning programme....Mon 17th 2pm – 3pm

Barclays will pay for your fees, and you get a job with pay and holiday from day one!

Entry requirements = 240 UCAS points (A level or BTEC)

SIGN UP AT THE HUB by lunchtime Friday

Please do not miss a lesson to attend

10. Meet an Olympian IN ALTON!

Team GB Peter Waterfield will give an insight in to the mind and motivations of an elite athlete...

Finnimore Pavillion, Anstey Park, Alton

Wednesday 12th December, 1830 to 2000

To book your FREE place email: or call 01962 245189

All attendees must be 16 or over

11. Learner Agreements

Learner Agreements are a compulsory document that the College is obliged to action.

  1. Students must check details
  2. If needed make changes and initial these
  3. Sign the document where indicated
  4. Personal Tutor to sign the document
  5. Personal Tutor to return complete set for PLD group by end of term.