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10 reasons to love Coleg Gwent

18 October 2018

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

1.Impressive success rates

In 2017/18:

  • Overall cross-college A Level pass rate of 98.1%
  • Pass rate of 99% for full time learners
  • 100% pass rate in 32 A Level subjects
  • Vocational Successful Completion stands at 87%. Highest across the sector (2016/17 LOR data)
  • 313 (40.9%) Extended Diploma students achieved triple Distinctions – the equivalent of 3 A grades at A Level

2. Clear progression routes and pathways to success – whether you progress to the next level of study or one of our Foundation Degrees, we help you plan how to achieve your career goals.

3. Strong links with employers who provide work experience, Apprenticeships and placement opportunities.

4. Our experienced tutors are experts in their field so you’ll be learning from the best.

5. Support for all learners so you can excel in your course, plus additional learning support for those with learning difficulties and/or disabilities.

6. We’ve got the ‘WOW’ factor -What’s on Wednesdays are dedicated timetabled slots for enrichment activities such as sport, clubs & societies, Duke of Edinburgh, fundraising & volunteering and much more.

7. Specialist facilities like our hair & beauty salons, recording studios, ACS gas testing centre, Baxi centre, ATA motor centre, Morels restaurant,performance theatres and working farm give you practical technical experience you’ll use in the workplace.

8. We listen to learners and use feedback to improve the college experience – we’ve won national awards for our learner voice activities.

9. You’re spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing a course – we offer 32 A Level subjects and over 148 full time vocational courses, as well as 42 university-level courses.

10. You can pursue your passion as you’re studying something YOU’RE interested in, that YOU’VE chosen and that YOU want to pursue a career in.