News & Blogs

Argus Business Awards

Celebrating local business at the South Wales Argus Business Awards

1 December 2022

Our Employer Engagement department were delighted to sponsor the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s South Wales Argus Business Awards, which took place on Thursday 24th November.

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Best results ever in WorldSkills UK

29 November 2022

This year, we've celebrated our best results ever in the WorldSkills UK finals. Not only did we climb into the top three in the UK for both mainstream and foundation competitions, but we’re also now the best performing college in Wales, with 11 skills champions who scooped gold, silver, bronze and highly commended medals. Go team Coleg Gwent!

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AoC Beacon

We’re an AOC Beacon Award finalist

23 November 2022

We’re proud to announce that Coleg Gwent is a finalist in the prestigious AoC Beacon Awards 2022. The awards celebrate the best and most innovative practice among UK further education colleges, and our Cyber College Cymru initiative was nominated for the Edge Award for Excellence in Real World Learning.

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Join us in the fight against climate change

21 November 2022

Climate change is one of the most significant global challenges of our time. We can all play a part in helping to reduce our impact on the planet. So, we’re making sustainability a priority at Coleg Gwent. Our sustainability task force has a lot planned to improve our college and reduce our environmental impact, and we’ll be focusing on travel, introducing recycling points, and building a more knowledgeable work force.

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Baxter Project Coleg Gwent Dog Therapy

Wellbeing dogs support our learners through the Baxter Project

18 November 2022

An innovative student support project has seen a new employee joining us this term - Pippa the Cavachon. As part of the Baxter Project, this curly haired, waggy tailed employee works alongside her human partner Julie, helping students to relax and open up about their struggles.

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Charlie's career story

Make It into your dream career: Charlie’s story

12 November 2022

Whatever your dream job may be, you can make it happen at Coleg Gwent! Find out how Coleg Gwent helped Charlie make it into is ideal career.

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