Children in Need raffleChildren in Need Pudsey

Our Student Union are holding a raffle to help raise money for Children in Need. Tickets are 10p each, or 50p for a strip, available from a member of the Student Union or the LRC. Please support this worthwhile cause if you can.


Got a story to tell?

National Short Story Week LogoAs part of National Short Story Week, the LRC are running a short story competition for both staff and students. Entrants must write a short story, of around 300 words long, about any subject, however, it must contain the words ‘diamond’, ‘whisper’ and ‘explode’. Slight variation of the words will be accepted, such as ‘whispered’ or ‘exploded’.

A prize will be awarded to the winner of each of the four categories, 14-18 students, adult students, Skills for Life students and staff. Entries can be submitted to the LRC by hand, or email, The closing date is 23 November. Please include your name and the category you are in with your entry.


Have you got a TOTUM card yet?TOTUM card

TOTUM is the new name for the NUS Extra card, which gives you access to student discounts in the UK, as well as 1-year FREE ISIC, unlocking over 42,000 international discounts.

You can find out more about the TOTUM card here and apply for one online here. When prompted, you’ll need to enter the place of study as ‘Student Union of Nacro’ and use a college email address to confirm enrolment at Totton College.


BooksLibrary news

There will be a cheese tasting event in the LRC on Thursday and Friday, 15 and 16 November, 10:30am-1:30pm, complete with crackers, crusty bread and a small glass of Shloer.

Need any stationery?

If you need any stationery for exams, or to help with your studies, the library has a selection of items available. Please see the price list here.

Have you tried eBooks?

The library offer eBooks here! All you need to do is download the ePlatform app, then login using your college username and password. The eBooks are FREE to download. If you have any problems, please speak to Claire in the LRC.


Opus Salon LogoFancy getting your hair done?

How about a facial or other beauty treatments?

Our very own Opus Salon offers quality hair and beauty treatments at a great price. Find out more here.