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In March, 14 Alton College students competed as a team in the finals of the Citizenship Foundation’s National Bar Mock Trial competition in the Court of Sessions in Edinburgh. Having won the Guildford regional heat in November 2014, the students argued three cases before judges including Lord Leveson, who chaired the recent inquiry into the British press. The team competed against other...

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Former Student Union President Toby Millard, previously from Bohunt School chaired the debate while a variety of students including current Student Union members pitched some excellent questions to the main five parliamentary candidates; Damian Hinds, Peter Bisset, Alex Wilks, Richard Robinson and Peter Baillie. Damian Hinds kicked off by expressing how his party felt 'young people have a...

A group of 17 students from the Physics department at Alton College visited the Diamond Light Source at Harwell in Oxfordshire in March. Diamond Light is a commercially-run national Synchrotron facility which uses the intense radiation (light - from infra-red, through the visible spectrum, to high-energy X-rays) that is released as electrons in the synchrotron are forced into a curved path...

 

Good luck to the two members of Alton College Students' Union who are travelling to Liverpool to speak at the NUS conference tomorrow. They calculate if VAT was cut it could save us £300k a year. The Alton College SU motion with regard to #dropthelearningtax has officially made it into the conference documents and Vice President - Tallulah Small (previously at The...