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Starting college - Coleg Gwent learners walking outside Crosskeys campus

What to expect when you start college

1 August 2022

Starting college this September? We can’t wait to see you for enrolment and Freshers Week soon. But to help you prepare in the meantime, here’s what you need to know about college life and what makes it different to school.

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22 Learners make it to WorldSkills UK National Finals 2022

13 July 2022

As the highly anticipated WorldSkills UK competitions come back around for 2022, we’re proud to announce that Coleg Gwent are top of the Welsh leaderboard this year as 22 learners make it through to the WorldSkills UK National Finals!

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Our Employer Pledge goes from strength to strength

Our Employer Pledge goes from strength to strength

12 July 2022

Our Employer Partnership Pledge, launched in September 2021, continues to grow and strengthen as it approaches its first anniversary this year. In June, we held a networking event for employers at the premises of our latest pledgers, Tiny Rebel Brewery.

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A year on from winning the College of the Year Environmental Award

Looking back: A year on from winning the College of the Year Environmental Award

11 July 2022

Last year, Coleg Gwent was named College of the Year Award in the National Environmental Awards, and we’re proud to be ambassadors for the environment. We continue to champion sustainability and we’re proud to sponsor the National Environmental Entrepreneur Award this year.

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ILS FEST 2022 – a cross-campus celebration

8 July 2022

On 16th June, we held an exciting cross college event for Independent Living Skills learners – ILS FEST 2022! All ILS learners and staff from our 5 campuses were invited to the playing fields behind Torfaen Learning Zone in Cwmbran, for a day to celebrate the ILS community and take part in a range of inclusive activities.

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Discover your vocation at Coleg Gwent

7 July 2022

Vocational qualifications like BTECs are work-related courses giving you the skills and knowledge for a particular career, and as joint top-performing college for vocational qualifications in Wales, we have a wide selection of courses for you to explore.

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