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College welcomes freshers
12:00pm Saturday 14th September 2013 in News
NEW starters at Andover College were given a taste of college and Andover life at the 2013 Freshers’ Fayre on Wednesday.
The event took place in the Music Academy gardens against the backdrop of live music provided by students from the academy.
Both first year and returning students experienced some of the many curriculum areas at the college as well as seeing what else the town has to offer.
Beauty students performed free mini treatments, temporary tattoos and gave out samples.
The Rodeo Bull was there to test mettle and riding skills, there was a Bungee Run to test speed and strength and Valley Leisure provided the climbing wall and staff to see how good the students were with heights.
Tesco provided 600 hot dogs for the event.
A range of exhibitors from the local community included The Junction, Teenage Cancer Trust, The Foodbank, Andover Young Carers, Street Pastors, Gideon’s, Samaritans, River House and Sarum House (Housing).
The British Heart Foundation was there as were Barnardos, Andover Crisis Centre and Test Valley’s engagement officer.
Hampshire Constabulary discussed personal safety advice and guidance and Hampshire, and Road Safety was also there with interactive games giving safety advice.
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