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Going the #ExtraMile for St David’s Hospice Care

18 June 2021

Thursday 17th June saw staff and students from Coleg Gwent taking on their biggest charity challenge yet in aid of St David’s Hospice Care. They went the #ExtraMile and ran, walked, cycled, rowed, swam, skied and danced their way towards covering as many miles as possible in 24 hours.

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Volunteers’ Week – celebrating our learners who go the extra mile

4 June 2021

This week marks Volunteers’ Week 2021 – an opportunity to appreciate the hard work and valuable contribution of our inspirational learners and the projects they’re involved in alongside their studies.

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Become an everyday hero in healthcare

2 June 2021

The past year has really put healthcare in the spotlight. It’s become a more popular career option than ever before, with thousands of people looking for roles that give them the feel-good factor and following in the footsteps of their healthcare heroes.

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Coleg Gwent learners bring home 24 medals in Skills Competition Wales 2021

Learners bring home 24 medals in Skills Competition Wales 2021

28 May 2021

Every year, learners take part in the Skills Competition Wales to showcase their skills, and our talented and inspirational learners have won a fantastic 24 medals in 2021.

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Diana Williams Gold in Personal Training in Skills Competition Wales

Meet the learner – Diana wins Gold for Personal Training in Skills Competition Wales

25 May 2021

Diana chose to pursue a Personal Training course at Coleg Gwent and she’s grown from strength to strength, winning the gold medal for Personal Training in the 2021 Skills Competition Wales.

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Morgan Upcott - young pastry chef of the year finalist

Morgan Makes It to Young Pastry Chef of the Year Semi-Finals

21 May 2021

When Level 2 Professional Cookery learner, Morgan Upcott, saw the Chefs’ Forum ‘Young Pastry Chef of the Year’ competition, he jumped at the chance to show them what he could do in the patisserie section.

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