College Notices: w/c 20th January 2014

by Kim Small.  

For ALL students

Assessment Period

  • During the Assessment Period – 24th to 31st January
  • Normal timetable is suspended during this time
  • There will be no PLD or College Notices next week (w/c 27th Jan)
  • Check details with your subject teachers if you are unsure about anything

Chaplain Update

  • You can now follow (and chat) with your College Chaplain via Twitter
  • Rev. Hadley Bennet
  • @chaplainchat

For Students on a 1 year course

Work Experience Briefing

  • Compulsory Work Experience Briefing
    • Thursday 23rd January
    • @ 1pm
    • Martin Read Hall
  • For all Level 2 students going out on Work Experience – also applicable for Level 3 Health and Social Care Students

Progressor Applications

  • Make sure you’re working on your Progressor application with your Tutor
  • Forms can be completed electronically but must be printed off for the student and tutor to sign before handing in
  • Deadline for handing completed forms in at the Student Hub: 31st January

For First Year Students (of a 2 year course)

HE Information Evening for Parents

‘After Alton’ – Central Presentations

  • Compulsory presentations providing information to students on options available after studying at Alton in the Martin Read Hall on:
    • ‘A’ Directorate – 06Feb @ 12.40pm
    • ‘F’ Directorate – 06Feb @ 1.15pm
    • ‘N’ Directorate – 13Feb @ 12.40pm
    • BTEC Students – 13Feb @ 1.15pm
  • All students must attend the appropriate session with their tutors

Goldman Sachs A-level Girls Inspire Programme

  • 1 day event to introduce female A-level students to the world of financial services
  • 17th or 21st February 2014
  • at Goldman Sachs, London
  • For more information and to apply, please visit www.goldmansachs.com/careers
  • Click on ‘Events’ and select ‘Goldman Sachs A-level Girls Inspire Programme: Investing in Women of the Future’
  • Under ‘Other Information’ within the application select EMEA as your regional preference and Firmwide as your divisional preference
  • Application deadline: 2nd February 2014

Considering a career in Property

  • Summer School, 20-23 July 2014
  • University of Reading
  • Discover where a career in property could take you
  • Further information and to apply: www.reading.ac.uk/pathways-to-property
  • Application deadline: 30th April 2014

RoePact Compact Scheme

Sutton Trust Summer Schools

  • Find out what university life is really like with a FREE week-long introduction at a Sutton Trust Summer School
  • Open to all Y12 students
  • Priority given to students who: * are first generation to attend uni * have achieved at least 5 A/A* at GCSE
  • Really excellent opportunity - wide range of subjects
  • Find out more and apply online at http://www.suttontrust.com/summer-schools/uk-summer-schools/
  • Applications close on 10th March 2014

UNIQ Summer Schools at Oxford

  • Applications for Oxford UNIQ Summer Schools now open
  • FREE residential week-long courses in July/August
  • 1000 places available
  • You don’t need to be interested in applying to Oxford but you must be academically talented, enthusiastic and have excellent GCSE results
  • Closing Date: 5pm Monday 24th February
  • Apply online at: www.uniq.ox.ac.uk

SU Elections

  • Thank you for your fantastic response - we have loads of first years interested in joining the SU Committee. It's not too late, you have one day left to apply to for a position (Friday 24th Jan). Email Jo.gardner@altoncollege.ac.uk if you are interested.
  • Elections take place on Thu 13th February.

For Second Year Students

Next Steps Talk

Exams – Resitting Units

  • As you know re-sit opportunities are only available for June 2014
  • If you want to resit an exam that you took here last year you need to:
    • Go to online store
    • Select subject
    • Input unit and personal details
    • Make payment
  • FINAL DEADLINE: Monday 10th February at 12noon. We will not accept late applications.