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Here for you and supporting your mental health

23 September 2020

We’re proud to offer a welcoming, diverse and inclusive college environment where everyone feels supported to learn and achieve their goals and ambitions. And this year, we’re excited to launch a brand new mental health support service for our learners – Togetherall.

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Libby-Mae Ford

Supporting you to reach your potential

29 July 2020

Starting college is a big step that involves adapting to many new things. But we always put our students first here at Coleg Gwent. From academic support to personal wellbeing, we’re always here for you! Libby-Mae Ford, a former student, talks us through her experience of studying A Levels and going on to write a book about mental health called Through the Hourglass.

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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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Coleg Gwent Dragons Rugby Academy, with their Trophy.

Coleg Gwent Crosskeys Rugby Academy Relives 2012 Glory!

27 January 2020

On 14 January 2019, Coleg Gwent Dragons Junior Rugby Academy became champions of Wales once again, winning the final of the Welsh School and Colleges Rugby League trophy from Coleg y Cymoedd at Sardis Road, Pontypool, 14-8.

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Three Coleg Gwent Students proudly showing their Tafflab honorary certificates.

Coleg Gwent students kick-start their businesses with competition win

22 January 2020

Three Coleg Gwent students have begun 2020 having won funding in the form of a grant in the annual Tafflab enterprise kick-starter competition.

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