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  1. Students with Takako Amano who runs the Japan Day and is senior lecturer in Japanese at UCLan and Japan Information and Cultural Centre's Minister Okazaki

    Trip to Japan Day at UCLan

    A group of 13 mainly Lower 6th students had a trip to the annual Japan Day at UCLan on 3rd February. They enjoyed a Japanese lesson from one of the lecturers there and a Taiko Drumming session as well as watching a Cosplay themed fashion runway, martial arts displays and

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  2. Speaker presenting to students at the talk.

    Biology students find out about Physiotherapy

    Carol Bonfield a Physiotherapy lecturer from Manchester Metropolitan University came to speak to some of our A level Biology students about careers in Physiotherapy. She was able to share with the students her years of experience in Physiotherapy and talk about what a career in Physiotherapy is really like. She

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  3. The CERN physics facility building in Geneva

    Physics students take a trip to CERN

    We took 30 students on a two-day trip to Geneva to visit the world’s largest science experiment – the giant Large Hadron Collider particle accelerator and detector. Whilst there students toured two main facilities – the data processing centre and the small synchrotron particle accelerator. The students also had the

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  4. Aquinas students from the Music Production course standing by the Neve Desk at Spirit Studios.

    Spirit Studios Music Technology Trip

    This trip was a fantastic opportunity for students to gain extra ‘hands-on’ music production experience, the visit consisted of two workshops and a tour of the state-of-the-art facilities. One of the workshops allowed students access to highly accurate recreations of keyboard instruments and synthesizers from the 1960s onwards along with

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  5. Politics student visit the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh

    Politics Students trip to the Scottish Parliament

    Early in October, we finally got the chance to take a group of L6th and U6th Politics students to Edinburgh to visit the Scottish Parliament. We had first planned to go in June but were thwarted by the rail strikes (the irony of a politics trip being stopped by union

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  6. AQ Magazine launch event. A member of staff hands a student a copy of the magazine.

    AQ Magazine Celebration Launch

    Students who contributed to the latest edition of the College’s AQ Magazine were presented with their own print editions at a special celebratory launch. The students used their considerable skills and talents in graphic design and journalism to present an incredibly diverse range of articles on College life and the

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Why do so many students want to come to Aquinas?

A real sense of community and cohesion exists here that isn't present anywhere else. So many different people come together to make an incredible atmosphere that really demonstrates the diverse and familiar vibe of Aquinas
Amy (student)