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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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Adult learner sat at computer

Adult Learners’ Week – Meet the Learners

26 June 2020

You’ve already met some of our amazing adult learners from our Personal Training and Business courses, but mature learners join us to study a wide range of subjects at all different levels, even up to degree! So, let’s meet Jodie, Lucinda, Julie, Teresa and Lois, and hear all about their journeys as adult learners…

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Helen Lloyd

Adult Learners’ Week 2020 – Meet the Learners

25 June 2020

Meet Helen, Holly, Kim and Margaret-Anne, four of our inspirational adult learners studying our business courses. These adult learners show us that going back to college doesn’t have to be a tricky business…

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Claire Gibbs at the gym

Adult Learners’ Week 2020 – Meet the Learners

24 June 2020

Introducing Catherine, Claire and James, our Level 3 Personal Training Learners at Usk campus, who are exercising their minds as adult learners…

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Kieron Cole in graduation gown

Returning to education doesn’t need to be daunting. Here's why...

22 June 2020

For Adult Learners’ Week 2020 (22-28th June) we’re putting adult learning centre-stage, because learning later in life can open many doors for you.

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Danielle Hall in yoga pose

Our Personal Training learners leading the way to keep you active

14 May 2020

With staying at home being the ‘new normal’, many of us are looking for ways to exercise and keep fit at home to boost our physical and mental wellbeing. Trying to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle during the Coronavirus lockdown is really important, but finding motivation to work out at home can be tough, even if you may be used to hitting to the gym or joining an exercise class. But AOC Sport have developed an innovative way to make it a little easier for us, and our Personal Training alumni are leading the way, hosting free weekly exercise sessions on Facebook.

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