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A small group of biology students travelled to The Diamond Light Centre, the UK's national synchrotron science facility in Oxford which is used by over 3000 academic and industrial researchers across a wide range of scientific disciplines. The students undertook a series of workshops, including hands-on lab experiments, a...

Fashion students across all levels of courses on offer at Alton College (A level, BTEC and Foundation degree) attended the event at Winchester School of Art at which they were in competition with students from a number of local colleges. The students worked in two teams, one of which finished second overall in the competition, to design and produce a range of fashion items. College students...

The 14th Scholarships for Excellence Awards took place in the Wessex Arts Centre at Alton College on 11th February.

Trevor Heley, Managing Director of the Foundation, opened the Ceremony by welcoming students, parents, sponsors, College staff, Governors and the Foundation Directors who were in the audience to celebrate the achievement of the successful scholars.

He congratulated...

Joel Knee, previously at The Petersfield School, recently won the prestigious Michael Hurd Young Composers Award. The competition is part of the Petersfield Music Festival and was established following the local composer's death in 2006 with the aim of giving local young composers a platform to showcase their music, and to support them in their development as a musician. Winners receive a cash...

Following the introduction of the Bicycle Maintenance module to the BTEC Level 2 Engineering course last year, Staff Sergeant Paul Birkbeck and Lance Corporal Alex Moorcroft from the Abingdon Regimental Army Bicycle Race Team (Oxfordshire) visited College once again to help students with their bike maintenance checks. The students brought in their bikes which needed attention, and then worked...