Colleges Notices: 20th September 2012

by Kim small.  

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

For all Students:

Message from the Principal:

  • Since the beginning of term, we have received a number of complaints from our neighbours and local shopkeepers about the behaviour of a minority of our students.
  • It is important that your behaviour does not bring the College into disrepute so please respect our neighbours and the local community and do not leave litter.


  • Music enrichment lessons start this week
  • Private instrumental lessons will start week commencing 24th Sep
  • Places still available for instrumental / singing lessons. Please email Pande Shahov if you are interested

Sports Opportunities - what's on?

  • MONDAY 12.45 Men’s Rugby Training - College sports fields with James Youell
  • MONDAY 12.45 Women’s football training - College sports field with Dean Gillatt
  • MONDAY 12.45 Aerobics - College sports hall with Claire Hawes (starts Mon 24 th September)
  • MONDAY 12.45 Women’s netball - College sports hall with Jo Green (moving to Friday’s starting 28 th September)
  • TUESDAY 11.25 Level 2 Community Sports Leaders Award with Dean Gillatt (See a senior tutor ASAP to have this added to your timetable)
  • WEDNESDAY 12.45-2pm Men’s basketball - College sports hall with Darren Della Maestra
  • FRIDAY 11.30-12.40 Women’s basketball - College sports hall with Darren Della Maestra
  • Look out for further details regarding men’s and women’s badminton starting on Monday lunchtimes very soon

Ski Trip

  • The biggest and the best trip that Alton College runs!
  • Places going fast! Please pay your deposit of £200 to the Online Store asap !
  • Full cost: £870
  • Enquiries to Jerry Janes in room 712 or email Jerry -

Alton Wordfest

  • Writing competitions:
  • Childrens competition – ages 7-18yrs - Deadline: 27 th Sept
  • Adult competition – aged 17+ - Deadline: 24 th Sept
  • Prizes include: £25, £15, £10 book vouchers
  • See for further details and to download entry form

Guerilla Poetry/Poetry Picnic

  • Thu Oct 4th is National Poetry Day and also falls in the middle of Alton WordFest.
  • To celebrate there will be guerilla poets in and around Alton High Street in the morning. If you have a free period, come and find us (we'll be wearing camouflage bandanas) and demand your poem.
  • At 1pm there is a poetry picnic in the grounds of Jane Austen's House Museum in Chawton . Please bring food and a poem about stars. Admission to the picnic is free but if you want to visit the house, normal charge apply.

The Pint of Pot Fire

  • 7.15pm Mon 1st Oct, Swan Hotel, Alton
  • The Pint Pot of Fire is an annual storytelling competition. The stories must last as close as possible to 10 minutes.
  • Winner gets to take home the Pint Pot of Fire for a year.
  • Tickets for admission and optional interval food are available on the door or much more cheaply in advance from

Harvard University Information Evening

  • 26th September @ 7.30pm
  • Yateley School, School Lane, Yateley , GU46 6NW
  • Harvard University is keen to attract more students from the UK
  • Consistently ranked the best university in the world
  • Offers full scholarships plus expenses (generously means tested)
  • email: to book a place

Koosa Kids

  • Job opportunities for holiday, after school and breakfast club teams in Fleet, Liphook , Guildford, Ash and Godalming.
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Flexible working hours
  • No prior training or experience is essential
  • Visit and apply online

Sexual Health Clinic

  • Free & confidential service
  • All contraception • Pregnancy testing • Chlamydia Screening
  • Every Friday from 12.15pm to 2.00pm
  • Rooms 504–505 Student Hub – please use the Austen end entrance (orange door).

For Second Years:

UCAS Clinics

  • Room 403
  • Mondays : 1.30pm to 4.30pm
  • Wednesdays: 12.30pm to 3.30pm
  • Fridays: 9.00am to 12pm
  • Need help with your UCAS application?–attend the UCAS clinic
  • Important : Completed UCAS applications must be submitted at a UCAS clinic – follow the instructions on the UCAS checklist on Moodle / Student Resources / HE / Making your Application