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Coleg Gwent staff celebrate LGBTQ history month!
Yesterday, Coleg Gwent staff joined an informal gathering to show their support for LGBTQ+ history month.  This was the first event of its type for staff at the College, and the temporary Chair of the Equality & Diversity Group, Arwel Rees-Taylor, welcomed colleagues with his own, homemade cakes.

Coleg Gwent & Cyber College Cymru: for the next generation of digital talent!
Following the successful launch of Cyber College Cymru this week by Kirsty Williams AM: Education Minister, Coleg Gwent is delighted to officially announce details of our exciting new digital BTEC course, the National Extended Diploma in Computing.

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Coleg Gwent champions good causes
The Newport Half Marathon is almost upon us, and Coleg Gwent are already in the lead with their support for good causes.

Coleg Gwent Creative Designers are a Winner!
Coleg Gwent’s Art and Design learners have won a competition which will see their brilliant designs appear throughout Gwent and beyond.

Celebrating LGBTQ History Month 2020
Coleg Gwent are proud to mark and celebrate LGBTQ history month 2020. We pride ourselves on our forward thinking and progressive community.

Apprenticeship Week 2020
Apprenticeships are perfect for those who want to get straight into work whilst gaining qualifications at the same time.

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Coleg Gwent Crosskeys Rugby Academy Relives 2012 Glory!
Coleg Gwent Dragons Junior Rugby Academy became champions of Wales once again, winning the final of the Welsh School and Colleges Rugby League trophy.

Coleg Gwent students kick-start their businesses with competition win
Three Coleg Gwent students have begun 2020 having won funding in the form of a grant in the annual Tafflab enterprise kick-starter competition.

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Coleg Gwent Buddy Scheme
At a recent Buddy Day held at Coleg Gwent, a group of learners came together to speak about social isolation and how to tackle it.

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Coleg Gwent go for gold at WorldSkills UK
Coleg Gwent students have struck gold at the recent WorldSkills UK LIVE national finals, beating counterparts from colleges across the UK.

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We have a range of FREE courses starting in January designed to help you take that next step towards a new career, university or another course. Apply today

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Stuck in a career rut? A Personal Learning Account might be the answer
Our new Personal Learning Accounts will give individuals the opportunity to obtain the skills, knowledge and qualifications needed to embark on a new career

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Talented students competing to be crowned the best in the UK
Four of Coleg Gwent's students are through to the national finals of the WorldSkills UK Competitions.

Higher Education guide 20/22 is out now!
With more than 40 courses on offer in business, care and engineering alone - a university education is closer than you think.

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Art students join forces with the police
Coleg Gwent students used their artistic talents to create bespoke artwork for a charity auction, for Motor Neurone disease - in support with Gwent Police.

Construction learners visit a local manufacturer during ‘See Your Site’ week
A group of Coleg Gwent construction learners seized the opportunity to learn first-hand about timber frame engineering during 'See Your Site' week.

TV’s Alan Tirchmarsh delivers garden makeover with the help of our landbased learners
Coleg Gwent countryside management learners were among the volunteers who helped televison gardener Alan Titchmarsh as he transformed a garden for the ITV programme Love Your Garden.

Why students love learning at Coleg Gwent!
We’re introducing you to some of our learners and sharing their success and journey through learning at Coleg Gwent so far.

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Opening of new outdoor learning space
Coleg Gwent Independent Living Skills learners helped to create a new outdoor learning space, with help from Leonard Cheshire's 'Can Do' programme.

Topping out ceremony for Torfaen Learning Zone
Coleg Gwent 'topped out' in a special ceremony to mark the latest milestone in the new, £24 million Torfaen Learning Zone development.

It’s a recipe for learning success
We're delighted to be launching Wales' first Chefs' Forum Academy with our Catering and Hospitality students.

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Coleg Gwent A Level learners celebrate their success
Coleg Gwent students and staff are today celebrating another year of excellent A Level results across their campuses. A superb pass rate of 98.5%.

Catering students joined top Welsh chef in his Michelin-starred kitchen
Our fantastic catering students joined top Welsh chef James Sommerin to cook up a winning menu of canapés at his Michelin-starred Penarth restaurant.

New logo designed by Coleg Gwent student for Torfaen Voluntary Alliance
Congratulations to foundation degree graphic communication student Lee Brakspears for designing a great new logo for the Torfaen Voluntary Alliance.

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Construction staff got on their bikes for St David’s Hospice Care
Our brilliant construction lecturers successfully completed their annual charity bike ride in aid of St David's Hospice Care.

We’re celebrating Adult Learners’ Week
We're introducing you to some of our mature students and sharing their success and journey through college, in Celebration of Adult Learners' Week.

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Coleg Gwent classed as excellent again by Welsh Government
The latest Welsh Government Learner Outcomes Report for 2017/18 demonstrates that Coleg Gwent is one of Wales' top performing colleges.

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If you want to learn a new skill, turn a hobby into a profession or fancy a career change then Coleg Gwent will have a course made for you.

We’re celebrating VQ Day 2019
We're sharing the success of some of our fantastic students, and their journeys with learning and development, at Coleg Gwent so far.

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Coleg Gwent girls are the WRU U18’s College and Schools Champions 2019
Our brilliant Coleg Gwent girls are the WRU U18's College and Schools Champions 2019!

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International Women’s Day 2019
To commemorate International Women's Day, we're sharing the success of our female students and their journey with Coleg Gwent, so far.

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Coleg Gwent is celebrating National Careers and Apprenticeships Week 2019!
To mark National Careers Week and National Apprenticeships Week , we'll be showcasing some of our apprentices' and students' successes.

You’re invited to our jobs fair!
Coleg Gwent's Career and apprenticeships jobs fair.

City of Newport campus is ‘Dementia Friendly’
Coleg Gwent has become the first educational establishment in Wales to have a ‘Dementia Friendly’ campus.

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During severe weather conditions, every effort is made to bring you the latest information as soon as possible, so please check regularly for updates.

Top Bristol Chefs Inspire Next Generation of Talent
Bristol's most highly-skilled chefs help students prepare a mouth-watering meal for 70 diners in one of the most famed catering colleges in the country.

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Coleg Gwent goes for gold at WorldSkills UK
Coleg Gwent students struck gold and received highly commended status at the recent WorldSkills UK LIVE, beating counterparts from colleges across the UK.

Torfaen Learning Zone is announced!
Torfaen Council and Coleg Gwent officially cut the first sod of Torfaen's new lTearning centre. to mark the beginning of a new era for education in Torfaen.

College guides girls into trade skills
A group of Girl Guides are brushing up on their paintwork, woodwork and plumbing skills as they work with the college to make their own creations a

Help dress the poppy dress for charity
Students, staff and members of the public are invited to help college students create a poppy dress, to commemorate 100 years since the Great War ended.

Vote for Coleg Gwent!
Coleg Gwent is a finalist in the new Sustainable Wales Awards.

10 reasons to love Coleg Gwent
Looking for a reason to love your college? Look no further, we've got 10 of them for Coleg Gwent right here!

Photography is in the eye of the beholder
Our A-Level photography students from Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone attended The Eye International Photography festival at Aberystwyth Arts Centre.

Learning centres on College’s investment
The unveiling of Coleg Gwent's new £2.5 million learning centre, at Coleg Gwent's Usk Campus.

College advances with its new materials centre
Coleg Gwent has officially launched the Dennison Advanced Materials Centre (DAMC), the first of its kind in Wales!

Coleg Gwent students are world class
Coleg Gwent's talented students have reach the national finals of the WorldSkills competition in disciplines including beauty, forensic science and game art

Teacher is celebrated in happy list
Coleg Gwent's Lecturer, Victoria English made the Independent's 'Happy List' 10 because of her brilliant mental health contributions to young people.

Fashion forward student turns entrepreneur
Coleg Gwent Fashion Student, Abigail Parker is putting her fashion qualification to good use by designing and selling her own t-shirts and handbags.

‘A’nother successful year for Coleg Gwent
Coleg Gwent students and staff are celebrating yet another year of excellent A Level results. The college's pass rate was a superb 98.1%.

Students build their way to national success
Two Coleg Gwent students have reached the National SkillBuild finals, beating a hundred of the best plastering apprentices in the process.

In with the new! New Student Day!
0ur New Student Days were a hit across all five of our campuses! We welcomed just under 2,500 students, giving a glimspe of student life at Coleg Gwent.

Coleg Gwent flies through pilot Estyn inspection
Coleg Gwent has become the first college in Wales to pilot Estyn's new inspection framework, securing a judgement of Good in everything it does.

Charity begins at ‘home from home’ at Coleg Gwent
Staff at Coleg Gwent have been busy fundraising for Ronald McDonald House Bristol, in support of a colleague Paul Mugleston and his three year old daughter, Ruby.

Get skilled today for tomorrow’s future
Over 1,000 new growth jobs in the ICT sector are forecast by 2024 for South East Wales.

College: Turn your passion into a profession
When studying with Coleg Gwent - one of Wales' top performing colleges, turning your passion into a career, is easier than ever.

Student serves up success with Army Reserve service
A second year Coleg Gwent student from Newport has found the recipe for successful studies by becoming a chef with the Army Reserve

Rob’s story – Adult Learners’ Week 2018
Coleg Gwent Student Rob, 30. always has had a passsion for sport, but he had never imagined he would be studying a univerity course about it.

Adult Learners’ Week 2018 – Alice’s story
Meet 38 year old Coleg Gwent student Alice Roberts from Cwmbran. Alice decided to retrain as a hairdresser seven years ago at Coleg Gwent.

Coleg Gwent is celebrating Adult Learners’ Week 2018!
Coleg Gwent is celebrating Adult Learners' Week by introducing you to some of our fantastic Adult Learner students.

Coleg Gwent on Track with New Rail Partnership
Coleg Gwent partners with the National Skills Academy Rail (NSAR) to become a member of the National Network of Colleges (for Rail).

NEW! Torfaen post 16 education centre
In 2020, Coleg Gwent's new Torfaen post 16 education centre (yet to be named) will be the home of all A Level education in Torfaen.

Coleg Gwent is the first college in Wales to be part of Career Colleges initiative


AS level Welsh students visit North Wales
Coleg Gwent A level Welsh students visit North West Wales to visit venues and areas that are relevant to their course work and forthcoming examinations.

Coleg Gwent student racing in 10k race for Whizz-Kidz
Twenty-two-year-old Coleg Gwent Student - Ayesha Khan, who has Spina Biffida and Hydrocephalus takes on the ABP Newport 10k race in her wheelchair.

Coleg Gwent students created a real buzz, reaching ‘Big Ideas Wales’ national finals for Honeybees project
Five students and lecturers from Coleg Gwent attended the Big Ideas Wales finals, showcasing their bees wax candles and jars of honey they had produced.

Coleg Gwent is an excellent learning environment for your child
Coleg Gwent is one of the largest and most successful colleges in Wales, offering first class support and guidance to all learners.

Improve your career prospects: Coleg Gwent has the choice and support you need
Making decisions about your future can be challenging, especially when you're still in school. At Coleg Gwent, you can pursue a passion, into a career.

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