News Archive

2 weeks ago

Skills for Learning student, Ben Tyler had the wonderful experience of playing against Tim Henman last week as part of the Henman Foundation Charity event. Ben was representing Bright Ideas for Tennis which provides playing opportunities to people with disabilities. Earlier in the year, Ben was selected to represent Great Britain in tennis in the Special Olympic World Games and will travel to...

3 weeks ago

Biology and Psychology students were recently treated to a fantastic day exploring the brain when Dr Guy Sutton visited campus to take students around and beyond A-level material and into degree-level concepts and research. Guy Sutton is Director of Medical Biology Interactive and Honorary Lecturer at the University of Nottingham Medical School. His primary areas of interest are the genetics...

MP for East Hampshire, Damian Hinds, recently visited Alton College to give a talk to College students studying Law, Politics and History joined by a selection of pupils from Amery Hill School and Eggar’s School. The talk entitled ‘A Day in the Life of an MP’ started with Damian explaining the range of activities he undertakes on a daily basis including casework, correspondence, campaigns,...

5 weeks ago

Alton College and Havant & South Downs College (HSDC) have announced ‘exciting’ merger plans to ensure a ‘strong partnership together’. 

Chair of Governors at Alton College, Ian Gibson, stated ‘we are excited about the vision of enhancing and building on the outstanding academic provision at both institutions through this new partnership opportunity’.  

The...

8 weeks ago

Furthering links with Higher Education is integral to student learning at Alton College, and as part of this, Philosophy and History students were recently visited by Dr. Shaul Tor, Lecturer in Ancient Philosophy at King’s College, London. In his talk, he covered many topics including discussing the Greek Philosopher Xenophanes. ‘What if cows could draw gods? and What do we see in a rainbow?’...