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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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Coleg Gwent leads the way as a CyberFirst Gold college!

22 September 2020

We did it - Coleg Gwent has been recognised as a CyberFirst Gold college! After many months of hard work with our key industry partners - Thales, Fujitsu and Admiral – and following on from the exciting launch of our co-designed industry led Cyber Security Qualification, we’re thrilled to be recognised by the CyberFirst School/College scheme!

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Coleg Gwent WorldSkills winner

Coleg Gwent delivers WorldSkills

21 September 2020

Since 2012, we’ve proudly supported numerous learners as they’ve successfully competed in WorldSkills competitions, ranking in the top 10 league table for their skillsets for 3 years running. So, we’re beyond delighted to be selected as part of the innovative WorldSkills UK Centre of Excellence programme, in partnership with education and skills charity NCFE.

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A Level Results Day 2020

13 August 2020

We’ve had a very good reason to celebrate today with another outstanding year of A Level results, despite difficult circumstances for the class of 2020. Our pass rate was sustained at a superb 98%, with the best A* - C grades ever, a 2.2% increase in A*/A grades and learners from both campuses securing places at Cambridge University!

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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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Georgina Kenvin

Prestigious bronze award for Uniformed Public Services learner in BTEC Awards

1 July 2020

Congratulations to 20-year-old Georgia Kenvin, Uniformed Public Services learner at our Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone, who has been presented with an outstanding bronze award in the Pearson BTEC Awards 2020.

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