College Notices: w/c 22nd April 2013

by Kim Small.  

For All students:

Alton College Sports Clubs:

  • Monday – Bootcamp
  • Tuesday – Ultimate Frisbee / Badminton
  • Thursday – Rounders
  • Friday – ‘Free Play’ in Sports Hall
  • All clubs start at 12.45pm and participants must be wearing suitable clothing and footwear.

Exam Stress getting you down?

  • Panic? Freeze? Can't remember even though you have been revising?
  • Come to the Exam Stress Busting workshops:
  • Learn and practice simple techniques to help you to remain calm and so do your best
  • Tue 30th April 12.40- 1.30pm room 32
  • Thu 9th May 12.40- 1.30pm room 32
  • Run by Lizzy Le Fort and Jan Symes


  • Gay- Straight Alliance
  • Every Friday - Room 67 - 12.40 – 1.30
  • Find support
  • Be Support
  • Be Yourself
  • You don’t have to be gay to come along – you DO have to be anti homophobia and discrimination!

Drama & Theatre Studies

Sexual Health Clinic

  • Free & confidential service
  • Contraception including the Pill, Patch, Injection, Emergency Contraception, Pregnancy testing, Chlamydia Screening and Condoms
  • Also advice on Coil and Implant and any other issues
  • 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 Year Students:

Moving from Year 1 to Year 2

  • You should by now have selected your Year 2 choices on Insight.
  • For students wishing to continue with 4 subjects to A level or pick up a new AS level – you will need to speak to a Senior Tutor at a designated session – please watch out for the Moodle announcement advising further details.

UCAS Parents Guides

  • Please collect a UCAS Parent Guide from your tutor today (Thursday 25th Apr)
  • There are enough copies for one per student. Even if you aren’t sure whether you will be going to university please take a copy home for your parents.
  • A leaflet is also enclosed providing 25% discount on Higher Education books.

Undergraduate Study in the US

  • Learn about the admissions process from experts in the field!
  • Step-by-step guide to the application process, admissions exams, choosing the right institution, and funding opportunities.
  • Date: 14 May 2013
  • Time: 4:30 - 7:00 pm
  • Cost: £10/person
  • Venue: University of Notre Dame London Centre, 1 Suffolk Street, London, SW1Y 4HG
  • Booking via:

PLD Core

  • w/c 22nd April
  • Student Finance – Barclays Moneyskills
  • w/c 29th April & 6th May
  • Personal Statements – All students
  • Important, guidance – Introduction Session