Student News

The Ollie West Band - tickets available NOW!

Student News Feed - 20 January, 2017 - 15:35
by Victoria Small.  

Talented musician and former Alton College student Ollie West returns to Alton to perform at the Assembly Rooms on Wednesday 8th February as part of his ‘Portraits’ album project. West is currently studying at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, and gave us a brief interview ahead of his Alton return -

www.altoncollege.ac.uk/news/portraits-in-sound

Tickets are available from the online store http://store.altoncollege.ac.uk/product-catalogue/college-events/wessex-arts-centre/ollie-west-band-performance

More information on the attached poster.

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LAST CHANCE TO APPLY FOR THE STUDENT UNION

Student News Feed - 20 January, 2017 - 12:32
by Joshua Reeves.  

LAST CHANCE TO APPLY FOR THE STUDENT UNION -2017-18

APPLICATION CLOSE TONIGHT 9PM!

Every College has a Student Union committee and it’s time for you to apply to be a part of Alton College’s next Student Union team. This looks great on university applications!

As a member of the Student Union you will work hard to help make the College a place that values the students. We run events like the ‘Fun in the Sun’ days, we help influence policy, we raise money for charity, we promote National student issues and we are the student’s direct line to the Principal

The positions are as followed

  • — President
  • — Equality, Diversity and Welfare Officer
  • — Environmental Officer
  • — Charities Officer
  • — Treasurer
  • — NUS Officer
  • — Marketing/Press Officer
  • — Secretary
  • — One year course and adult course representatives

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STUDENT UNION APPLICATION DEADLINE IS TOMORROW, SUBMIT YOURS NOW!

Student News Feed - 19 January, 2017 - 08:34
by Joshua Reeves.  

HAVE YOU SUBMITTED YOUR APPLICATION?


The application period to be a member of the Student Union 2017-18 closes tomorrow at 9PM!! (FRIDAY 20th JANUARY)

Being a member of the student union is a great way to make your University application really stand out.

A range of different roles are available:

  • — President
  • — Equality, Diversity and Welfare Officer
  • — Environmental Officer
  • — Charities Officer
  • — Treasurer
  • — NUS Officer
  • — Marketing/Press Officer
  • — Secretary
  • — One year course and adult course representatives

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Post Results Services for November Re-sits

Student News Feed - 18 January, 2017 - 11:11
by Frances Standen.  

If you sat a resit of GCSE Maths of IGCSE English in November 2016 you should now have your results. (Please check your Insight page if you haven't already done so).

A breakdown of your marks will have been sent to departmental staff and they will be able to advise you if you are unhappy or unsure about your result.

If you after discussion with your teacher you wish to have your mark reviewed (this is called a Review of Marking and is chargeable by the exam boards) you will need to request this directly to the Exams Officer and pay the fee of £40.00 (cash or cheque only please).

The Exams Officer is available everyday at morning break for student enquiries and is located in the Student Hub.

The deadline for applying for a review of marking is
MATHS GCSE - 7th February
ENGLISH IGCSE 16th February

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Student Union Candidate Meeting - Today - 1pm - Room 70

Student News Feed - 17 January, 2017 - 08:13
by Joshua Reeves.  

A reminder that the meeting for all students who would like to join the student union will take place today at 1pm in room 70 (on the red route)

The meeting will be informal, however, will provide you with an opportunity to discuss the role and what you will be doing over your year in office.

APPLICATIONS ARE STILL OPEN! APPLY NOW!

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STUDENT UNION APPLICATIONS - SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATIONS!

Student News Feed - 16 January, 2017 - 08:17
by Joshua Reeves.  

A reminder that applications for the student union are now open, Friday 20th January 2017 at 9pm.

Application form is attached - Submit this form to 'Student Union Application Submission 2017-18' folder on Moodle.

Every College has a Student Union committee and it’s time for you to apply to be a part of Alton College’s next Student Union team. This looks great on university applications!

As a member of the Student Union you will work hard to help make the College a place that values the students. We run events like the ‘Fun in the Sun’ days, we help influence policy, we raise money for charity, we promote National student issues and we are the student’s direct line to the Principal

The positions are as followed

  • — President
  • — Equality, Diversity and Welfare Officer
  • — Environmental Officer
  • — Charities Officer
  • — Treasurer
  • — NUS Officer
  • — Marketing/Press Officer
  • — Secretary
  • — One year course and adult course representatives

The deadline for applications is Friday 20th January 2017 at 9pm. (If you are applying, please come along to the SU meeting Tuesday 17th January, 1pm Room 70)

If you have any questions please contact me at joshua.reeves@altoncollege.ac.uk

Good luck! We look forward to meeting you!

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Sexual Health Clinic - temporary change of day

Student News Feed - 13 January, 2017 - 17:22
by Darren Della Maestra.  

Sexual Health Clinic

**change of day**

For the next two weeks the sexual health clinic will take place on a Tuesday and not on a Friday.  This will include:

Tuesday 17th January
Tuesday 24th January

Room: Health Care Assistant Room (near main reception)

After these dates the clinic will return to its normal Friday time!

• Free & confidential service • Contraception – Pill & Condoms & Emergency contraception (morning after pill) • Advice about other contraception methods • Pregnancy testing • Chlamydia Screening

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Weather Warning

Student News Feed - 11 January, 2017 - 15:32
by Jon Myers.  

To All Students:

The Met Office have issued a weather warning of possible snow tomorrow, Thursday 12th January.

The College expects to remain open as normal and all lessons to continue as normal. However, please check the College website, Facebook page and Twitter in case the situation changes.

Jon Myers

Assistant Principal

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Student Hub closing at 12.30 today

Student News Feed - 11 January, 2017 - 09:59
by Nicola Wells.  

Dear Student

Please note that the Student Hub will be *closing early today at 12.30.*

We will be open again tomorrow at 10.00am.

Thank you

Student Hub

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Student Union Applications are open!

Student News Feed - 11 January, 2017 - 08:28
by Joshua Reeves.  

A reminder that applications for the student union are now open!

Application form is attached - Submit this form to 'Student Union Application Submission 2017-18' folder on Moodle.

Every College has a Student Union committee and it’s time for you to apply to be a part of Alton College’s next Student Union team. This looks great on university applications!

As a member of the Student Union you will work hard to help make the College a place that values the students. We run events like the ‘Fun in the Sun’ days, we help influence policy, we raise money for charity, we promote National student issues and we are the student’s direct line to the Principal

The positions are as followed

  • — President
  • — Vice President
  • — Equality, Diversity and Welfare Officer
  • — Environmental Officer
  • — Charities Officer
  • — Treasurer
  • — NUS Officer
  • — Marketing/Press Officer
  • — Secretary
  • — Treloar College representative
  • — One year course and adult course representatives

The deadline for applications is Friday 20th January 2017 at 9pm. (If you are applying, please come along to the SU meeting Tuesday 17th January, 1pm Room 70)

If you have any questions please contact me at joshua.reeves@altoncollege.ac.uk

Good luck! We look forward to meeting you!

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EXAM CERTIFICATES

Student News Feed - 10 January, 2017 - 13:50
by Frances Standen.  

If you did not collect your certificates from last year on any of the 3 advertised dates then you will be able to receive your certificates in one of the following ways:
If you have a valid reason for not being able to collect your certificates on any of the advertised days, such as authorised absences due to illness or due to being on work experience then please e.mail the Exams Officer at frances.standen@altoncollege.ac.uk to arrange an alternative collection time.
If you just forgot or didn't have your ID card with you then certificates will be stored securely and distributed in the following ways next year.
A. If you are leaving College this summer you will receive these certificates, together with your certificates from this summer, by post in November 2017.
B. If you remain at College for the 2017/18 academic year you will be able to collect these certificates, together with any from Summer this year, at next year's collection dates in December 2017/Jan 2018.

Many thanks

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University Taster Course Programme 2017 for Y12 students - Apply now!

Student News Feed - 9 January, 2017 - 16:53
by Kim Small.  

FREE University Taster Course Programme 2017

Try a university course before you apply

  • 150+ courses
  • 70+ subject areas
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www.london.ac.uk/tasters

Apply by 11am on Wednesday 11th January

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GCSE Maths - November Results - Thursday 12th January

Student News Feed - 9 January, 2017 - 14:08
by Katie Swinbourn.  

Results for the November 2016 GCSE Maths re-sits will be available Thursday 12th January.

Results will be available from 10am on Insight.

IGCSE English re-sit results are not published until next week, Wednesday 18th January.

All exams information is posted on Moodle, the Exams Notice Board in the Student Hub and along the Red Route corridor.

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FINAL CHANCE TO COLLECT YOUR CERTIFICATES

Student News Feed - 9 January, 2017 - 09:23
by Frances Standen.  

Today (Monday 9th January) is the last scheduled day to collect certificates for Qualifications gained at Alton College last year. This will include any AS, BTEC, CTech, or Functional Skills qualifications that you took.
Certificates can be collected from the Student Hub between 9.30am and 3.00pm. You will need to bring your Student ID.

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Student Union Applications are now open!

Student News Feed - 9 January, 2017 - 08:36
by Joshua Reeves.  

A reminder that applications for the student union are now open!

Application form is attached - Submit this form to 'Student Union Application Submission 2017-18' folder on Moodle.

Every College has a Student Union committee and it’s time for you to apply to be a part of Alton College’s next Student Union team.

As a member of the Student Union you will work hard to help make the College a place that values the students. We run events like the ‘Fun in the Sun’ days, we help influence policy, we raise money for charity, we promote National student issues and we are the student’s direct line to the Principal

The positions are as followed

  • — President
  • — Vice President
  • — Equality, Diversity and Welfare Officer
  • — Environmental Officer
  • — Charities Officer
  • — Treasurer
  • — NUS Officer
  • — Marketing/Press Officer
  • — Secretary
  • — Treloar College representative
  • — One year course and adult course representatives

The deadline for applications is Friday 20th January 2017 at 9pm. (If you are applying, please come along to the SU meeting Tuesday 17th January, 1pm Room 70)

If you have any questions please contact me at joshua.reeves@altoncollege.ac.uk

Good luck! We look forward to meeting you!

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For 2nd Years who have applied to Kingston University London

Student News Feed - 6 January, 2017 - 09:13
by Kim Small.  

If you have applied to Kingston University, you may be eligible for their Compact Scheme - please see below:

The Compact Scheme at Kingston University aims to support the access, transition and success of individuals from groups under-represented in higher education.

It is available for mature learners, care leavers, students with a disability or specific learning difference, first generation applicants (ie those whose parents have not been to university) and those who have a household income below £25,000.

The Compact Scheme provides:

  • the opportunity to apply for the Kingston University Bursary of £2,000 (please note there are a limited number of bursaries available and specific conditions apply);
  • a single point of contact for information and advice throughout the admissions process and for the duration of your course;
  • an invitation to the pre-enrolment Head Start Summer School, which helps prepare you for student life and supports your transition to Kingston University;
  • life and study skills workshops to help equip you with the skills needed to succeed – topics covered include note-taking, revision strategies and money matters; and
  • alerts to extra-curricular opportunities such as their student ambassador scheme, teaching experience placements, study abroad options and mentoring programmes.

If you are a UK care leaver, estranged from your family or a young adult carer they can offer additional support, including an additional bursary.

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Harry Potter Trip Consent Forms

Student News Feed - 5 January, 2017 - 08:48
by Owen Toner.  

The Parental consent forms were emailed out before Christmas to everyone that has paid to attend the trip next week.

I have only had a few completed ones back.
Ask your parents to check their emails (and their junk mail) and get these filled out ASAP.

I have some printed ones in the Austen staff room should you need to collect one.
If you do not fill one out before Tuesday then you will not be allowed on the trip and will not receive a refund.

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EXAM CERTIFICATES COLLECTION

Student News Feed - 15 December, 2016 - 11:21
by Katie Swinbourn.  

COLLECT YOUR CERTIFICATES TODAY from the Student Hub (until 3PM)

Certificates for AS Level, BTEC, CTech, GCSE and Functional Skills qualifications gained at College last year are available for collection.

These are important documents.  You will need them when starting employment or enrolling at University.

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End of term reminder - 16/12/16

Student News Feed - 15 December, 2016 - 10:41
by Darren Della Maestra.  

For all students that take public transport…

College closes at 12:45pm tomorrow (end of term). Buses and trains will run as normal - please check your timetable to make arrangements to get home.

Have a very Merry Christmas and we look forward to seeing you on Wednesday 4th January 2017!

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For 2nd Years: Have you applied to the University of Surrey?

Student News Feed - 13 December, 2016 - 16:39
by Kim Small.  

Have you applied to the University of Surrey? If yes, please read below to find out about the In2Surrey Scheme.  

The In2Surrey scheme offers eligible students:

  • An alternative offer
  • Access to an E-mentor (current undergraduate)
  • A one off Award of between £500-£2000 depending on offers and grades achieved
  • Invitation to special events
  • Support and guidance

Applications are now open for September 2017 entry, please follow this link http://surrey.ac.uk/in2surrey to find out more, check eligibility criteria and get the application form.

Application deadline: 22nd January 2017.

If there are any questions that people have they can email us at in2@surrey.ac.uk

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