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41 weeks ago

Is prison a place for punishment, retribution or rehabilitation? Over 150 Sociology, Criminology, Law and Public Services students considered this at ‘Behind Bars’, an in-house conference run by True Life Conferences. The day featured students hearing from a range of reformed prisoners who shared their eye-opening experiences surrounding a variety of crimes and the realities of prison life....

Maisy Venn, an Art Foundation student at Alton College, is celebrating having a sculpture selected for inclusion in two prestigious exhibitions in London this summer. For a number of years the Royal Association of British Artists (RBA) have included the work of up and coming young artists in their annual exhibition in London and have worked with The Arts Society, previously called NADFAS,...

42 weeks ago

First year Music student Scottie Thompson has been awarded the Martin Read Foundation Grant for composition. This enables him to have composition lessons with Simon Speare, the Head of Composition and Contemporary Music at the Junior Department of the Royal College of Music in London. As part of the grant, he has also been commissioned to write a piece for recorder and percussion (in...

Congratulations to Foundation Learning student Federica Vazzana on qualifying in first place in the British Schools Gymnastics Association Trampoline Southern Zonal Competition which means she progresses to the National Finals! She competed in two excellent routines against some tough competition from the South West Region and her sister from the South East Region.

She goes on to...

25 first year Business students have recently completed the Unloc Enterprise Academy short Course. The course was delivered via a weekly 2-hour session throughout the Autumn term with the aim of giving students the knowledge and insight into starting their own business, projects and ideas in groups or on their own. The Unloc team delivering the course were also on hand to support the students...