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A university qualification could be closer than you think

A university qualification could be closer than you think

9 January 2023

Are you questioning if university is a realistic option for you and wondering what alternatives are out there? There’s one option you might not have considered yet... a higher education course at Coleg Gwent. 

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Coleg Gwent A Level Students

A-im high with A Levels at Coleg Gwent

12 December 2022

A Levels are not only the most popular route into university, but they also improve your job prospects and allow you to follow your passions. So, with a 99% pass rate and outcomes consistently above the Welsh and National average, why not aim high and make it at Coleg Gwent.

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Cyber students take centre stage in JISC conference and smart homes challenge

Cyber students take centre stage in JISC conference and smart homes challenge

8 December 2022

Whether phishing, ransomware, spam or malware; cyber security is a big industry. So, our courses are always evolving to give you the best opportunities and experiences to succeed in this sector. You’ll even get a head start in your career thanks to a series of activities, competitions and events which enhance your learning, like the JISC Conference and the Smart Homes Challenge.

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From meerkats to hedgehogs to skunks - meet our newest residents

From meerkats to hedgehogs to skunks - meet our newest residents

6 December 2022

Home to over 200 animals including reptiles, mammals, birds and invertebrates, our animal care centre at Usk Campus has recently undergone a huge renovation, welcoming some exciting new residents.

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Join us in the fight against climate change

21 November 2022

Climate change is one of the most significant global challenges of our time. We can all play a part in helping to reduce our impact on the planet. So, we’re making sustainability a priority at Coleg Gwent. Our sustainability task force has a lot planned to improve our college and reduce our environmental impact, and we’ll be focusing on travel, introducing recycling points, and building a more knowledgeable work force.

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Baxter Project Coleg Gwent Dog Therapy

Wellbeing dogs support our learners through the Baxter Project

18 November 2022

An innovative student support project has seen a new employee joining us this term - Pippa the Cavachon. As part of the Baxter Project, this curly haired, waggy tailed employee works alongside her human partner Julie, helping students to relax and open up about their struggles.

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