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Photography is in the eye of the beholder

18 October 2018

Our A-Level photography students from Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone attended The Eye International Photography festival at Aberystwyth Arts Centre recently. The three day festival, which takes place every two years, is founded by photographers for photographers and those who appreciate all forms of photography. The students listened to presentations by leading photographers and saw work on display in several on-site exhibitions.

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Learning centres on College's investment

17 October 2018

"Coleg Gwent students can now take advantage of the new £2.5 million learning centre at Usk campus, as part of their course. Tim Smit, creator of The Eden Project and founder of The Lost Gardens of Heligan, unveiled the new learning centre to an audience including the Mayor of Usk

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College advances with its new materials centre

27 September 2018

The College has officially launched the Dennison Advanced Materials Centre (DAMC), the first of its kind in Wales! Economy Secretary, Ken Skates, officially opened the new centre

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Coleg Gwent students are world class

25 September 2018

11 of our students have reached the national finals of the competition

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Teacher is celebrated in happy list

10 September 2018

Lecturer Victoria English made the Independent's 10 because of her mental health campaign work for young people.

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T shirts from student business

Fashion forward student turns entrepreneur

29 August 2018

Student Abigail Parker is putting her fashion qualification to good use by designing and selling her own t-shirts and handbags. The 18 year old from Newport has already sold some of her unique silkscreen printed t-shirts and bags online.

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