• Video Booth: Thank you!

    Thank you to everyone who came and got involved with the video booth and photography event at Deanfield Reception on Wednesday.

    Big congratulations to Natasha Murray who won the iPad mini in the prize draw! 

    Robyn Vitty
    Marketing & Communications Manager

  • Student Union Elections

    ARE YOU INTERESTED IN RUNNING THE STUDENT UNION?

    We are looking for eight students to join the Student Union Executive Committee.

    What does the executive committee do? Elected members of the executive committee manage the day-to-day running of the Henley College Students’ Union. This includes: -

    • promoting the general welfare of students and the life and work of the College;
    • representing the student viewpoint on a wide range of college committees, e.g. the Governing Body;
    • campaigning on issues that directly affect students.
    • administering NUS membership and affairs:
    • encouraging student social activities, clubs and societies;
    • organising social events, working for charities;

    How much time will this take? The executive committee meets for about one hour every week at lunchtime, and you will need to be able to commit additional time in order to attend Governors’ meetings, plan and supervise events, and carry out administrative tasks in order to make the Students’ Union a success. Serving on the committee does count as an Enrichment option, and this activity will look very good on your CV or UCAS application form! However, this is not the only reason to stand. You must want to put the effort in and make a difference to the college.

    How do I stand for election? Download the Nomination Form click here >> write your Election Statement and email it to Sue Bishop (sbis@henleycol.ac.uk) by Wednesday 25th March 2015. Elections will take place the week beginning 20th April.  Your election statement will be put onto the Student Union website and published in the student newsletter to help people to decide who to vote for. 

  • Study Skills Workshop

    Why do students go to STUDY SKILLS workshops?

    Do better in exams | Accelerated learning techniques |Speed reading |How to plan essays and assignments | Revision strategies | Get organised | Time management | Memory aids | Proof reading | Better study skills

    Where do students go to STUDY SKILLS workshops?

    Monday -Rotherfield SLC | Tuesday -Rotherfield SLC | Thursday -Deanfield D574 (in SLC) | Friday -Deanfield D574 (in SLC) all at 11.55am-12.55pm

     

  •  UCAS Higher Education Convention

    Are you a first year student studying A Levels or a Level 3 diploma? Do you need help in deciding whether to apply to university, what to study or gap year opportunities? Then consider coming to the UCAS HE Convention at Rivermead Leisure Complex on the morning of Thursday 19th March 2015. We have reserved 300 places at this event so you should act quickly if you wish to attend. Transport will be provided from college as needed – BUT YOU MUST APPLY as detailed below. There will be over 140 universities and gap year companies to talk to at the exhibition plus talks on Student Finance and Choosing Your Course.

    How to Apply >>

    Please contact Julia Lock, Careers Adviser, if you have any queries. (julo@henleycol.ac.uk; 01491 634010)

  •  Enrichment

    Fencing

    Sessions are on Wednesday afternoons, 13.45-15.15, from 25 February to 22 April 2015.

    If you would be interested in trying Fencing as Enrichment, please contact Graham Horner (e-mail ghor@henleycol.ac.uk)

     

    Badminton

    We are offering an additional badminton session in the College Sports Hall on Tuesdays from 27 January -24 March, 12.00-13.00. Open to all, but aimed at beginners/intermediates.

    Please contact Graham Horner (e-mail ghor@henleycol.ac.uk)

  • UCAS Higher Education Convention: How to apply

    To apply for the convention:

    1. Print off the ‘Parents transport form’ (below), read the information, ask your parent/guardian to confirm your attendance, your travel arrangements and to sign it, then return the form to Julia Lock in D104 BY MONDAY 2nd FEBRUARY. You will be contacted via the newsletter in February and asked to come and pay for your reserved bus ticket from D104.

    2. Students must register using this link: Click here >>  . Once you have registered, you will receive your own confirmation email, with your ticket attached to bring with you on the day. To help them make the most of your time at the Convention, you’ll also receive two 'top tip' emails from UCAS. For help see https://www.ucasevents.com/UCAS/media/uploaded/EVUCAS/event_1365/TVA15%20advisers%20briefing%20sheet%2019102014.pdf 

    3. To prepare for this convention go to www.ucas.com/prep

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College Values
by Jayne Davis - Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 7:54 PM
 

What values do you think the College should stand for?  

Integrity?  Support?  Excellence?

Let us know what you think here.