Health and Social Care students welcomed ex-student Fleur Walker back to College this week to discuss her progression from College into the nursing profession. She is now a Staff Nurse on a paediatric ward at the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford, having graduated from The University of Southampton last year.

Alton College students who have been participating in the Unloc Enterprise Academy have had the opportunity to work with leading lawyers from Blake Morgan LLP. As part of the twelve week programme the students have focused of an array of business and entrepreneurial concepts ranging from branding and marketing to legal concepts and structures.

Happy Chinese New Year to our Chinese students and their families. There are currently several students from the People's Republic of China studying a range of A level and vocational courses with us before they go on to UK universities. This year is the Year of the Dog.

Performing Arts students have started the year taking part in the Jane Austen 200 project, a partnership project between theatre group Wet Picnic and the Hampshire Cultural Trust funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The project combines detailed research gleaned from access to historical sites and Austen experts with interpretation through live and mediated performance.

On Monday 26 February, A level Drama and Theatre Studies students perform Anthony Burgess’ A Clockwork Orange and Top Girls by Caryl Churchill as part of their examined performance.

Online applications are open for studying at one of Hampshire's Top Performing Colleges with a broad range of A level and vocational courses and bespoke extra-curricular programmes including a dedicated More Able and Talented course and a new College Day with up to 50 hours more teaching time and a 10am start! Guidance interviews take place between October and April.