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Did you know ... you don't repay any of your loan until you start earning £21,000?

And if your earnings drop below £21,000 – you stop paying. This £21,000 threshold will rise in line with average earnings. You pay back 9% of your salary over £21,000.

So, you earn £22,000 – you pay back £7.50 per month or £90 per year. You earn £30,000 – you pay back £67.50 per month (£810 per...

Alton College BTEC and Foundation Art students have been enthusiastically creating large spider webs around the College campus as part of the national Big Draw project. Combining 3D art and drawing with technology, this exciting project had students using string and wool to create spider webs on...

Alton College’s ‘Green Week’ saw students and staff doing their bit for the community and the environment last week. With a litter picking theme on Tuesday, students borrowed high visibility jackets and litter pickers from East Hants District Council and collected litter on the roads and pavements around the College, filling several bags. This volunteering activity was designed to urge...

Alton College has been advised of changes which will now help many people get free funding on adult education courses.

The recent changes mean that certain funding criteria for adult education courses, in light of the current economic...

The torrential rain couldn't dampen the excitement of the students who came to collect their A level and AS level results on Thursday 18th August and it was worth braving the elements as the College celebrated another year of superb results. 

99% of the College’s A level students achieved pass grades (A*- E) and 99% of those on advance vocational courses (BTEC National Diploma and...