Staff Sergeant Paul Birkbeck from the Abingdon Regimental Army Bicycle Race Team (Oxfordshire) once again came into College to assist students on the BTEC Level 2 Engineering course with their bike checks as part of the Bicycle Maintenance module. 

Congratulations to the new SU Executive who have already started their exciting new job of representing you! The SU acts as the voice of the students, run by students for students, so get in touch. You can make suggestions and ask for something to be discussed at a meeting.

Alton College is the number 1 choice for students studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in East Hants* and has a dedicated STEM ambassador and Scientist in Residence. During this year’s British Science Week, students are undertaking a wide range of activities as part of the A level courses and are extending their classroom studies attending workshops in London and the US. 

Is prison a place for Punishment, Retribution or Rehabilitation? A group of Sociology, Law and Public Services students considered this at ‘Behind Bars’ a conference run by True Life conferences. The day featured real life released prisoners discussing all types of crime.

Alton College Music Department will hold their Easter concert in St Lawrence Church, Alton on Thursday 23 March at 7:30pm. It is free with a retiring collection. The concert will showcase some of the college ensembles as well as solo items from students in a range of musical styles.

It's time for change from September when we launch our new College day which will benefit the health and learning capacity of our students. The new day will mean students have up to 50 hours more teaching each year, start lessons at 10am and have greater scope for enrichment activities.