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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...

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...