News Archive

3 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...

Are you interested in standing for a position on the new Students’ Union? The election for the 2019-20 Executive will take place on Wednesday 13th February 2019 in the LRC and will be a paper ballot rather than online as in previous years.

The hustings will take place on Tuesday 12th February at lunchtime (location tbc - Martin Read Hall or Wessex Arts) and the results of the vote will...

4 weeks ago

Alf Hamer, Peter Baillie, Seb Cawte and Molly Bruce represented Alton College at the Debating Matters Tournament held at Solent University recently. They were supported by Jack Jillings, Olivia Welch, Lottie Tellyn and Jasmine Bullion.

Alf and Peter kicked off the tournament arguing against the motion ‘Tourism benefits the world’. They presented eloquent and thought provoking positions...