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Drawing Attention to Art, Design and Illustration

19 January 2021

As part of our courses and our work with local employers, our Art, Design and Illustration learners work on a range of live briefs with organisations you might never have considered as part of the creative sector.

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Lecturer Kate Beavan Awarded MBE for Services to Agriculture

18 January 2021

Have you heard the news? One of our very own lecturers, Kate Beavan, has been honoured with an MBE for her services to agriculture.

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Working with Local Employers – Tin Can Kitchen

13 January 2021

We’re proud to have a strong connection with local employers at Coleg Gwent. We’re heading into 2021 with a new employer-led way of working and we recently collaborated with the innovative Tin Can Kitchen which was a great success!

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Esports Learners Team Up with Cardiff Blues to Host Call of Duty Event

11 January 2021

Learners on our Esports course at Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone recently organised their own popular and successful gaming event where gamers could compete in teams against Wales international rugby stars.

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Deaf Club – Bringing our Hearing Impaired Learners Together

7 January 2021

Learners with hearing impairments face even more challenges than most. So, our Hearing Impaired Communicators have now set up a Deaf Club, so we can proudly support our community of hearing-impaired learners and help them achieve their full potential.

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A Focus on Photography with the BAME Community

17 December 2020

Creative industries are growing five times faster than other sectors in Britain, but only 3-14% of individuals working in these sectors are from BAME backgrounds and we hope to change this.

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