News & Blogs

Abi Chamberlain

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2020

16 November 2020

At Coleg Gwent, we’re delivering a week of virtual activities to support our entrepreneurial learners to go freelance or start their very own business, without letting COVID-19 put their dreams and plans on hold, and Coleg Gwent alumnus, Abi Chamberlain, inspires with her story.

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Nibin on laptop

Meet the Learner: Nibin learns the nuts & bolts as an Apprentice Civil Engineer

10 November 2020

Since completing work experience with Blaenau Gwent County Council and Alun Griffiths Civil Engineering and Construction during the school summer holidays, Nibin found his niche and knew he wanted to work in Civil Engineering industry in a hands on role.

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Meet the Learner: PhD success for Melika Ghorbankhani

Meet the Learner: PhD success for Melika Ghorbankhani

15 October 2020

With dreams of pursuing a Master’s degree, Iranian learner Melika studied our ESOL course and gained the skills she needed to take her studies further than she imagined, now embarking on a PhD!

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Emily Hawkins performing on stage

Meet the Learner: Spotlight on Musical Theatre Student Emily Hawkins

7 October 2020

Emily studied Level 3 Musical Theatre at Crosskeys campus to turn her passions into a career path, and it was an eye-opening experience for her that’s led to place at the prestigious Guildford School of Acting!

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Learners with gold A star balloons

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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