College Notices: w/c 4th February 2013

by Kim small.  

Road Safety Awareness Week

  • THIS WEEK………
  • Today: Road Safety Simulator
  • 11am-2pm - Refectory
  • Thu 7th Feb: Impaired Goggles & Drug Box
  • 11am-2pm - Refectory
  • Fri 8th Feb: Moped Safety – React or Distract
  • 11am-2pm - Refectory

The Alternative

  • Issue 2 of The Alternative, the Alton College magazine, written, designed and edited by you, the college students, is now live. To read articles, reviews, cartoons and more visit
  • To keep The Alternative vibrant, we want a range of writers from all areas of the college. If you feel you’ve something to say and want to share it with a wider audience then email the editor, Robert Eyers at or follow the link on the website.
  • The deadline for the Issue 3 is Friday 15th March (the Ides of March!)

Learner Survey

  • On Moodle
  • Email Reminders
  • Have your say to make the changes

Battle of the Bands

  • Thank you to all the competing Bands that played last Tuesday.
  • The winners were ‘Four Short of A Miracle ’ who go forward to the Final which takes place at the West End Theatre in Aldershot
  • Tickets will be £6 with £3 going to the charity ‘Bollocks to Poverty’ – which will be available on the online store.
  • In second place came ‘Inside Indigo’ and in third place came ‘Slippery Angle’.
  • A huge thank you to Nick Harvey and John Meline for doing the sound and set up for the event

Student Finance For Uni (for second years)

  • Applications are now open
  • Apply on line and follow the instructions via:
  • You don’t need a confirmed place to apply, choose the course that you’re most likely to attend - if you change your mind later you can amend the details online.
  • We will be holding drop in sessions to help students complete and/or answer queries relating to Student Finance applications and we will be advertising how to book these shortly.

PLD Core (For first years)

  • w/c 4th Feb:
  • Career Aspirations – Diagnostic tests on Kudos and Eclips
  • w/c 11th Feb & 25th Feb
  • Career/Uni/Apprenticeship research


  • 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!

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).