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Laura Huckbody in the recording studio

Record label success for BGLZ student, Laura Huckbody

30 April 2021

Our courses allow you to study near to home but go far with your career, as seventeen-year-old Laura Huckbody from Tredegar has found out after being offered a recording contract!

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Alumni Rachele Amana

Meet the Learner: Rachele's journey to becoming a Social Worker

19 April 2021

As a French speaker from Cameroon, Rachele studied ESOL to learn how to speak better English, so she could communicate and interact with other people within the community and become a Social Worker.

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Kayleigh Barton headshot and Crosskeys campus

Meet the Learner: Kayleigh puts higher education centre stage

24 March 2021

University study is a big step. But as learner Kayleigh Barton discovered, you don’t have to go far from home to take your career to the next level thanks to our higher education courses.

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Jack Bright at a computer

Meet the Learner – Jack Bright found his future career with our Digital Technologies Course

18 March 2021

Meet Jack, who studied our BTEC Career Colleges Digital Technologies Level 3 course at Crosskeys Campus in 2018, before going on to study his Bachelor’s Degree at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

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Aspiring writer, Tegan Davies, talks about college life, confidence & future goals

22 February 2021

As someone who enjoys writing essays and analysing as part of her learning, A levels were the ideal route for Tegan, who chose to study at Torfaen Learning Zone.

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Matthew dancing at Strictly Cymru

Learner Crowned Winner of Strictly Cymru Inclusive Dance Competition

15 February 2021

Congratulations to Independent Living Skills (ILS) learner, Matthew Morley from the City of Newport Campus, who beat over 230 competitors to win a title in the Leonard Cheshire (CanDo) Strictly Cymru Dance competition.

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