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Kieron Cole in graduation gown

Returning to education doesn’t need to be daunting. Here's why...

22 June 2020

For Adult Learners’ Week 2020 (22-28th June) we’re putting adult learning centre-stage, because learning later in life can open many doors for you.

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Hamed Amiri talking

An Inspirational Story of Hope, Humanity, Resilience and the NHS

19 June 2020

‘Respect for All’ is one of the Coleg Gwent’s core values and it’s important to us that everyone in our college community feels included, respected, supported and listened to. Above all, we’re an inclusive and diverse college where everyone is welcome.

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Learner using computer

Making learning accessible for all

28 May 2020

As we mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2020, it’s easy to see that accessibility is more important than ever in our digital world. The COVID-19 pandemic has made technology and digital communication an even bigger part of our everyday life. We’re now using technology to keep in touch with loved ones; for teaching and learning remotely; and for working collaboratively online. And at Coleg Gwent, we’ve made every effort to embrace technology and promote accessibility for all.

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Dan Lockett wearing 3D printed face visor

#CollegeContinues – How Our Community Made A Difference During Lockdown

22 May 2020

We’re extremely proud of our inspiring students and staff, who’ve all been doing their best to contribute to our local community during the Coronavirus lockdown. So, let’s shine a spotlight on some of the amazing things that have been going on...

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Danielle Hall in yoga pose

Our Personal Training learners leading the way to keep you active

14 May 2020

With staying at home being the ‘new normal’, many of us are looking for ways to exercise and keep fit at home to boost our physical and mental wellbeing. Trying to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle during the Coronavirus lockdown is really important, but finding motivation to work out at home can be tough, even if you may be used to hitting to the gym or joining an exercise class. But AOC Sport have developed an innovative way to make it a little easier for us, and our Personal Training alumni are leading the way, hosting free weekly exercise sessions on Facebook.

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BBC X-Ray's Lucy Owen with Coleg Gwent staff and learners

BBC X-Ray Visits our Leading Automotive Department

27 March 2020

Last week, our Crosskeys Campus was host to some very special guests for the day – the BBC X-Ray film crew. On Tuesday 17th March, staff and learners at the Coleg Gwent Automotive department were visited by some well-known faces from the BBC, who dropped in to use our facilities to report on MOTs and motor vehicle maintenance for the popular consumer rights TV programme which aired at 7:30pm on Thursday 26th March.

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