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Alton College student Abbie Hines, previously at St Nicholas School, will be featured on The One Show on BBC One in a section called ‘Medical Memories’ on Thursday 23 April.

Production company Topical Television visited the College in March to film Abbie at work in the art department. When Abbie was 18 months old she had a rare form of liver cancer and was treated at Southampton General...

Continuing with education after school means more than solely classroom based study. Each year Alton College offers students an array of trips at home and abroad to give them opportunity to travel and develop a range of skills before they progress into Higher Education or the workplace. In 2015 trips have already included photographing Morocco, family exchange trips to France and Spain, skiing...

Students at Alton College  raised over £1,000 from a variety of events, cake sales and collections for Comic Relief last week.  Over £500 was raised on campus and as the government has pledged to match all funds raised by students in the UK pound for pound, the total amount has doubled!

The Alton College Students’ Union organised a cake sale over lunchtime held in the...

As part of the Speakers for Schools initiative, AS Geography students at Alton College were treated to a fascinating and inspirational talk given by Dr Vanessa Lawrence CB, Secretary General of Ordnance Survey International, she is also Co-Chair of United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management. ‘How Geography runs the...

Laura Jurd, Alton College alumna, has been named Jazz Instrumentalist of the Year at the prestigious APPJAG Parliamentary Jazz Awards 2015. Now in its 11th year, the All Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group honour the best of British jazz and the awards evening highlights the wealth of talent in the British jazz scene at the moment...