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1 week ago

This week is the inaugral Colleges Week. The main aim of this initiative is to highlight the positive impact colleges have in education and local communities with the hope of encouraging the government to boost FE funding. Colleges Week will see colleges across the country, along with educations unions and students, hosting events to showcase all they do and raise awareness of the funding...

Joe Park, previously at Eggar's School, has this year been awarded a Darwin Scholarship. He explained what this entails and what it means for him and his studies in the future.

"The Young Darwin Scholarship is a relatively new scholarship run by the Field Studies Council. The scholarship is intended...

Following their participation in the Party in the Park held in Alton Town Gardens in June, organised by the Lions Club of Alton, the College Sports Department has received a donation from the Lions to contribute to new match kit. As part of the event, members of Sports staff and students organised activitieis and competitions including a football penalty shoot out, stocks, give-golf-a-go and...

2 weeks ago

The Alton College Foundation ceremony for second year students took place in the Wessex Arts Centre at Alton College on 26 September 2018.  The Alton College Foundation introduced the awards to celebrate students who had shown outstanding achievement within their subjects during their first year of study. 

Mr Trevor Heley, Managing Director of the Foundation, opened the...

3 weeks ago

Politics, Law and Philosophy students recently took part in simulation Brexit negotiations on campus, a day-long process discussing a range of contentious issues surrounding the Brexit debate. Olivia Welch, previously at Amery HIll School, gave us a brief outline of events.

"The Simulation Brexit Negotiations was an invaluable opportunity which allowed us to gain insight into how a...