Universities Heads of the Valleys Institute (UHOVI) is a ground breaking and exciting new education initiative for the Heads of the Valleys. UHOVI is committed to improving qualifications and skills in the Heads of the Valleys, ultimately contributing to regeneration and improved job prospects for local people.
UHOVI is a strategic partnership between the University of Glamorgan and University of Wales, Newport. It has backing from the Welsh Assembly Government and some programmes are supported by the European Social Fund. Working closely with further education colleges and training providers, local communities and businesses operating in the Heads of the Valleys, UHOVI will develop industry-specific skills tailored to the needs of the region.
Anyone living or working in the Heads of the Valleys can study with UHOVI. Prior qualifications are not always necessary, as life and work experiences will be considered too.
You can visit their website, www.uhovi.ac.uk
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A number of UHOVI courses are starting at Coleg Gwent in September 2012: