Student News

ALL English Literature and English Language and Literature students: A Streetcar Named Desire' Radio 3 this Sunday, 26th March

Student News Feed - 24 March, 2017 - 15:17
by Susan Greenhalgh.  

This is highly recommended to ALL students studying this play.
Starring the talented Ann-Marie Duff as Blanche, this will be excellent and will provide essential revision for you all.
The production is: 9pm until 10.55 on BBC Radio 3 on Sunday, 26th March.
We recommend that you listen in!

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Find out about the winners of the last Unloc Enterprise Day

Student News Feed - 24 March, 2017 - 12:20
by Peter Cox.  

Watch the link below to find out what's happening with the winners of the last Unloc Enterprise Day at Alton College

https://youtu.be/JULiR-usegA

Places still available for 27th March - sign up here: surveymonkey.com/r/unlocday

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Unloc Enterprise Day- 27th March

Student News Feed - 24 March, 2017 - 11:23
by Peter Cox.  

Are you a budding entrepreneur? Have a brilliant business idea? Want to learn more about starting a company and compete in Dragon's Den style activity?

Come to Unloc Enterprise Day
Monday 27th March, 9am-4.30pm, Martin Read Hall

The day is designed to put students through their entrepreneurial paces. Comprising of inspiring talks from real-life CEOs and MD's, the day also includes series of masterclasses run by the UnLoc Team ranging from how to build a business vision to how to pitch your idea to investors. The day will conclude with a pitching competition and prizes.

Places still available - sign up now: surveymonkey.com/r/unlocday

More information on the last Unloc day @altoncollege altoncollege.ac.uk/news/students-unloc-enterprising-ideas

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LAST CHANCE - Student Survey

Student News Feed - 24 March, 2017 - 11:22
by Peter Cox.  

The Student Survey will close today at 1630.

If you haven't completed it, please do so at

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ACsurvey17

Results are anonymous but this is your opportunity to help make the decisions to make Alton College even better!

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Dodge ball for comic relief

Student News Feed - 23 March, 2017 - 13:05
by Joshua Reeves.  

Thank  all teams that have signed up for dodge ball, the applications are now closed.

Please could all teams participating ensure they are  wearing sports clothes (shorts, trainers and T-shirts) You will not be able to participate if you are wearing the incorrect clothes.

All students are welcome to watch the tournament, any donations welcome, its for a great cause!

Sports hall - Friday 24th March 2017 - 12:40pm-2pm

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Student survey - last chance to take part!

Student News Feed - 21 March, 2017 - 12:32
by Peter Cox.  

The Student Survey is about to close! You have until Friday to complete it.

If you haven't completed it, please do so at

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ACsurvey17

Results are anonymous but this is your opportunity to help make the decisions to make Alton College even better!

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Reminder: Employment and Apprenticeship Fair – TODAY (Tuesday 21st March) – 1-3pm

Student News Feed - 21 March, 2017 - 11:35
by Kim Small.  

In response to requests from students we are holding an Employment and Apprenticeship Fair on Tuesday 21st March from 1-3pm in the College Refectory.

The Fair is open to ALL students and we would recommend attending between the following times to avoid it becoming too busy:-

  • 1-2pm: First year students and second years who have applied to go to university. Find out about possible opportunities you can take up alongside your College courses, during holidays etc.
  • 2-3pm: Second year students who are intending to go into employment / apprenticeship / gap year after College

All second year students who have not applied to go to university must attend the presentation in the Martin Read Hall at 1pm.

This is YOUR chance to speak to local employers and find out about current vacancies, how to apply, prepare for interviews, what skills you need and more. Opportunity to also find out about Degree Apprenticeships at the University of Portsmouth.

We hope you will all make the most of this valuable opportunity.

Exhibitors:

  • Absolute Healthcare
  • Aldi
  • BAE Systems
  • Biocompatibles UK Ltd
  • Challengers
  • Enterprise
  • EY
  • Face TV
  • Hampshire Futures
  • Hollybourne Developments
  • On Track Recruitment
  • PETA Ltd
  • Portfolio Recruitment
  • Reassured
  • Robert Simmons Legal Services Ltd
  • South Central Ambulance Service
  • Thunderbolt Digital
  • Treloar’s
  • University of Portsmouth (Degree Apprenticeships)
  • Vodafone
  • Xtrac Limited
  • Wheels to Work

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Cake sale for comic relief

Student News Feed - 21 March, 2017 - 09:37
by Joshua Reeves.  

Comic Relief Cake Sale

Friday 24th March 1-2pm

The refectory

The level 1 student council will be selling cakes to raise money for comic relief. Find out more about what Comic relief does and who they support here http://www.comicrelief.com/what-we-do

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SIGN UP FOR DODGEBALL

Student News Feed - 21 March, 2017 - 09:18
by Joshua Reeves.  


Dodgeball Tournament for 
Comic Relief 2017 The Student Union will be hosting a dodge ball tournament on Friday 24th March 2017 at 12:40pm - 2pm   Sign up to one of the greatest throw downs of all time! Enter a Team of 5 people for £5 (that's only £1 per person) To sign up your team E-MAIL Joshua.reeves@altoncollege.ac.uk post with your Team name & Names of each member of your team. Wear Sports Kit, Enter a team name & do your best! Prizes for - Winning Team - Runners Up - MVP (Most Valuable Player) - Best Team Name SIGN UP NOW & we look forward to all of you coming. Alton College Student’s Union.

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Dodgeball this friday! Sign up now.

Student News Feed - 20 March, 2017 - 10:08
by Joshua Reeves.  

Dodgeball Tournament for Comic Relief 2017

The Student Union will be hosting a dodge ball tournament on Friday 24th March 2017 at 12:40pm - 2pm

Sign up to one of the greatest throw downs of all time!

Enter a Team of 5 people for £5 (that's only £1 per person)

To sign up your team please reply to this forum post with your Team name & Names of each member of your team.

Wear Sports Kit, Enter a team name & do your best!

Prizes for

- Winning Team

- Runners Up

- MVP (Most Valuable Player)

- Best Team Name

SIGN UP NOW & we look forward to all of you coming.

Alton College Student’s Union.

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Reminder: Student Finance Workshops in the LRC today (Friday 17th March)

Student News Feed - 17 March, 2017 - 11:58
by Kim Small.  

Reminder - Student Finance Workshop today (Friday 17th March)

If you have completed a UCAS application you will now need to apply for student finance.

Workshops are being held in the LRC today between 12-2pm.

Don't delay applying - apply now with your first choice and this can be changed at a later date if need be.

A representative from the University of Portsmouth’s Student Finance Centre will be running the workshop – applicable for any course at any university.

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LIMITED CAR PARKING - THURSDAY 16TH MARCH

Student News Feed - 15 March, 2017 - 12:50
by Fiona Salmon.  

Engineering Department are hosting their 'RACE FOR THE LINE' Event all day tomorrow (THURSDAY) in the LEFT hand lower section of CAR PARK C so there will be limited spaces in that area.

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DODGE BALL TOURNAMENT

Student News Feed - 14 March, 2017 - 16:36
by Joshua Reeves.  

Dodgeball Tournament for Comic Relief 2017

The Student Union will be hosting a dodge ball tournament on Friday 24th March 2017 at 12:40pm - 2pm

Sign up to one of the greatest throw downs of all time!

Enter a Team of 5 people for £5 (that's only £1 per person)

To sign up your team please reply to this forum post with your Team name & Names of each member of your team.

Wear Sports Kit, Enter a team name & do your best!

Prizes for

- Winning Team

- Runners Up

- MVP (Most Valuable Player)

- Best Team Name

SIGN UP NOW & we look forward to all of you coming.

Alton College Student’s Union.

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Student Finance Workshop – this Friday, 17th March

Student News Feed - 14 March, 2017 - 10:46
by Kim Small.  

Student Finance Workshop - Friday 17th March

If you have completed a university application you will need to apply for Student Finance.

There are 2 types of Finance to apply for:

  • Tuition Fee Loan - this covers the course cost and is paid straight to the university (not dependent on your household income)
  • Maintenance Loan - helps pay for your living costs and is paid into your bank account (the amount you receive depends on your household income and where you live and study)

Don’t wait until you have a confirmed place, apply now with your first choice and this can be changed at a later date if need be.

We are holding a workshop on the 17th March between 12-2pm in the LRC – sign up for a place at the Student Hub.

If you have started an application and have a question or don’t know where to start please come along.

A representative from the University of Portsmouth’s Student Finance Centre will be running the workshop – applicable for any course at any university.

Make the most of this opportunity by signing up now!

Don’t leave it too late otherwise you won’t have the money ready for when you start your university course.

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Unloc Enterprise Day- 27th March

Student News Feed - 13 March, 2017 - 10:33
by Peter Cox.  

Are you a budding entrepreneur? Have a brilliant business idea? Want to learn more about starting a company and compete in Dragon's Den style activity?

Come to Unloc Enterprise Day
Monday 27th March, 9am-4.30pm, Martin Read Hall

The day is designed to put students through their entrepreneurial paces. Comprising of inspiring talks from real-life CEOs and MD's, the day also includes series of masterclasses run by the UnLoc Team ranging from how to build a business vision to how to pitch your idea to investors. The day will conclude with a pitching competition and prizes.

Places still available - sign up now: surveymonkey.com/r/unlocday

More information on the last Unloc day @altoncollege altoncollege.ac.uk/news/students-unloc-enterprising-ideas

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Student Survey

Student News Feed - 13 March, 2017 - 10:33
by Peter Cox.  

Please complete the student survey if you haven't yet! It is so important that we hear from you about your experiences of the College.

The survey is available at: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ACsurvey17

Results are anonymous but this is your opportunity to help make the decisions to make Alton College even better!

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FINAL CHANCE to book a place to the Surrey UCAS Convention

Student News Feed - 6 March, 2017 - 10:27
by Kim Small.  

DUE TO LATE DEMAND the deadline has been extended to midnight tonight - this is your FINAL CHANCE to book a place!

UCAS Convention – Mon 13th March – Morning Trip

UCAS Convention – Mon 13th March – Afternoon trip

LIMITED SPACES LEFT!

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Unloc Enterprise Day

Student News Feed - 3 March, 2017 - 11:29
by Peter Cox.  


Are you a budding entrepreneur? Have a brilliant business idea? Want to learn more about starting a company and compete in Dragon's Den style activity?

Come to Unloc Enterprise Day
Monday 27th March, 9am-4.30pm, Martin Read Hall

The day is designed to put students through their entrepreneurial paces. Comprising of inspiring talks from real-life CEOs and MD's, the day also includes series of masterclasses run by the UnLoc Team ranging from how to build a business vision to how to pitch your idea to investors. The day will conclude with a pitching competition and prizes.

Places limited - sign up now: surveymonkey.com/r/unlocday

More information on the last Unloc day @altoncollege altoncollege.ac.uk/news/students-unloc-enterprising-ideas

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Don't miss out! Book your place on a trip to the Surrey UCAS Convention

Student News Feed - 2 March, 2017 - 16:26
by Kim Small.  

Surrey UCAS Convention

Over 150 stands to visit.  This is your chance to start your university research by collecting information and asking questions.

Seminars will also be running on Applying / Student Finance / Student Life / Oxbridge

Don’t forget to book your place!

UCAS Convention – Mon 13th March – Morning Trip

UCAS Convention – Mon 13th March – Afternoon trip

Don’t miss the deadline! Friday 3rd March

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Unloc Enterprise Day

Student News Feed - 2 March, 2017 - 12:24
by Peter Cox.  

Are you a budding entrepreneur? Have a brilliant business idea? Want to learn more about starting a company and compete in Dragon's Den style activity?

Come to Unloc Enterprise Day
Monday 27th March, 9am-4.30pm, Martin Read Hall

The day is designed to put students through their entrepreneurial paces. Comprising of inspiring talks from real-life CEOs and MD's, the day also includes series of masterclasses run by the UnLoc Team ranging from how to build a business vision to how to pitch your idea to investors. The day will conclude with a pitching competition and prizes.

Places limited - sign up now: surveymonkey.com/r/unlocday

More information on the last Unloc day @altoncollege altoncollege.ac.uk/news/students-unloc-enterprising-ideas

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