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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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Laura Huckbody in the recording studio

Record label success for BGLZ student, Laura Huckbody

30 April 2021

Our courses allow you to study near to home but go far with your career, as seventeen-year-old Laura Huckbody from Tredegar has found out after being offered a recording contract!

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Alumni Rachele Amana

Meet the Learner: Rachele's journey to becoming a Social Worker

19 April 2021

As a French speaker from Cameroon, Rachele studied ESOL to learn how to speak better English, so she could communicate and interact with other people within the community and become a Social Worker.

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Kayleigh Barton headshot and Crosskeys campus

Meet the Learner: Kayleigh puts higher education centre stage

24 March 2021

University study is a big step. But as learner Kayleigh Barton discovered, you don’t have to go far from home to take your career to the next level thanks to our higher education courses.

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Jack Bright at a computer

Meet the Learner – Jack Bright found his future career with our Digital Technologies Course

18 March 2021

Meet Jack, who studied our BTEC Career Colleges Digital Technologies Level 3 course at Crosskeys Campus in 2018, before going on to study his Bachelor’s Degree at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

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