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From Coleg Gwent to Dragons Rugby - meet alumnus Jonathan Westwood

20 April 2022

Jonathan studied Sport and Leisure at Crosskeys Campus and has led an exciting career in the worlds of rugby and business. Now working as Head of Commercial at Dragons Rugby, Jonathan is strengthening links between sport and education in the local area.

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Tutors triumph in the South Wales Argus School and Education Awards 2022

14 April 2022

Special congratulations go to Peter Britton - Further Education Lecturer of the Year, and Jacqui Spiller - Welsh Medium Teacher of the Year, for their well-deserved wins in the South Wales Argus School and Education Awards 2022.

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Coleg Gwent Learners excel in Skills Competition Wales finals 2022

Learners excel in Skills Competition Wales finals 2022 with 35 medals

18 March 2022

Our talented learners at Coleg Gwent have excelled in Skills Competition Wales this year bringing home an impressive 35 gold, silver and bronze medals in recognition of their talents!

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Spotlight on Independent Living Skills – Ellie's story

Spotlight on Independent Living Skills – Ellie's story

1 March 2022

Ellie joined us in 2017 to study our Independent Living Skills (ILS) course which opened doors and offered great new opportunities for her to progress onto Level 1 Childcare and Health and Social Care at Coleg Gwent.

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How the Screwfix Trade Apprentice competition boosted Holly’s career

16 February 2022

Electrical and electronic engineering apprentice, Holly, has thrown herself into the world of engineering, embracing opportunities with both hands. One experience and achievement she’s proud of is coming second in the Screwfix Trade Apprentice of the Year competition.

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Celebrity makeup artist Mimi Choi inspires Welsh talent - theatrical and media makeup alumni Jenna Mcdonnell

Celebrity makeup artist Mimi Choi inspires Welsh talent

28 January 2022

Theatrical and Media Makeup alumni, Jenna Mcdonnell, developed the foundations for a successful career in the makeup industry at Coleg Gwent. This has led to her setting up a high-profile event with internationally renowned Makeup Artist Mimi Choi.

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