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2018

August

Success for Coleg y Cymoedd’s A-level learners
16/08/2018

Success for Coleg y Cymoedd’s A-level learners

BAMC Apprentice Graduation
15/08/2018

BAMC Apprentice Graduation

July

Foundation Degree Childhood Studies learners celebrating Graduation Day
13/07/2018

Foundation Degree Childhood Studies learners celebrating Graduation Day

Foundation Degree Sustainable Construction & Surveying learners celebrating Graduation Day
11/07/2018

Foundation Degree Sustainable Construction & Surveying learners celebrating Graduation Day

Coleg y Cymoedd Foundation Degree Business Studies learners celebrating Graduation Day
10/07/2018

Coleg y Cymoedd Foundation Degree Business Studies learners celebrating Graduation Day

Cymoedd learners ‘make over’ Nursery Play Area
02/07/2018

Cymoedd learners ‘make over’ Nursery Play Area

Cymoedd hairdressers provide feel good factor
02/07/2018

Cymoedd hairdressers provide feel good factor

June

Hair and Beauty learners showcase their skills
25/06/2018

Hair and Beauty learners showcase their skills

Coleg y Cymoedd Senior Leadership Team supporting Pride
20/06/2018

Coleg y Cymoedd Senior Leadership Team supporting Pride

Creative learners’ exhibit works at local museum
17/06/2018

Creative learners’ exhibit works at local museum

Cymoedd Childcare learners take part in Physical Literacy Pilot
18/06/2018

Cymoedd Childcare learners take part in Physical Literacy Pilot

Coleg y Cymoedd learners refuel fundraising cyclists
13/06/2018

Coleg y Cymoedd learners refuel fundraising cyclists

College starts sustainability buzz with beehives
12/06/2018

College starts sustainability buzz with beehives

College takes a pass on plastic
11/06/2018

College takes a pass on plastic

Cymoedd Photography learner is a finalist for the Inspire Learning Awards 2018
06/06/2018

Cymoedd Photography learner is a finalist for the Inspire Learning Awards 2018

Welsh language skills opens doors for Cymoedd learner
05/06/2018

Welsh language skills opens doors for Cymoedd learner

Sisters head to Transylvania to change the lives of children in need through play
01/06/2018

Sisters head to Transylvania to change the lives of children in need through play

May

Royal Wedding Celebrations at the Nursery, Ystrad Mynach campus
22/05/2018

Royal Wedding Celebrations at the Nursery, Ystrad Mynach campus

South Wales business supports engineers of the future
24/05/2018

South Wales business supports engineers of the future

Cymoedd Sports learners support Caerphilly’s “Football World Cup” Festival
17/05/2018

Cymoedd Sports learners support Caerphilly’s “Football World Cup” Festival

New home for Maesgwyn Special School at Aberdare campus
01/05/2018

New home for Maesgwyn Special School at Aberdare campus

Brave Valleys teenager takes on skydive for charity
09/05/2018

Brave Valleys teenager takes on skydive for charity

Merthyr learner soaring for success with trip to Camp America
08/05/2018

Merthyr learner soaring for success with trip to Camp America

Cymoedd Engineering learners meet Cabinet Secretary for Finance
01/05/2018

Cymoedd Engineering learners meet Cabinet Secretary for Finance

A GREAT DAY OF SHARING IDEAS!
04/05/2018

A GREAT DAY OF SHARING IDEAS!

April

All the world’s a stage for young Blackwood prop designer
30/04/2018

All the world’s a stage for young Blackwood prop designer

Coleg y Cymoedd hosts Annual Learning Curve Celebrations
26/04/2018

Coleg y Cymoedd hosts Annual Learning Curve Celebrations

March

Italian dream for aspiring Valleys teachers
29/03/2018

Italian dream for aspiring Valleys teachers

Two Cymoedd learners are recognised at Young Carers Awards
29/03/2018

Two Cymoedd learners are recognised at Young Carers Awards

Teenage dancers to learn from the stars
29/03/2018

Teenage dancers to learn from the stars

National Apprenticeship Week @ Coleg y Cymoedd
23/03/2018

National Apprenticeship Week @ Coleg y Cymoedd

Welsh call up for three Valleys learners
22/03/2018

Welsh call up for three Valleys learners

Rugby Collaboration between Cymoedd and USW Rugby
21/03/2018

Rugby Collaboration between Cymoedd and USW Rugby

Recognition for Coleg y Cymoedd’s support for LGBT
15/03/2018

Recognition for Coleg y Cymoedd’s support for LGBT

Gold win for Cerys and team
12/03/2018

Gold win for Cerys and team

Competition success for Valleys photographer
06/03/2018

Competition success for Valleys photographer

Cymoedd Alumni is one step nearer to trip to Russia
02/03/2018

Cymoedd Alumni is one step nearer to trip to Russia

What Wales means to Cymoedd learners
05/03/2018

What Wales means to Cymoedd learners

Thank you Kier from the learners and staff
01/03/2018

Thank you Kier from the learners and staff

February

Merthyr student wins big at national education awards
23/02/2018

Merthyr student wins big at national education awards

January

College rugby players jet off to Australia to represent Wales at Commonwealth Championships
29/01/2018

College rugby players jet off to Australia to represent Wales at Commonwealth Championships

Welsh college sets sights far and wide to help improve education in Vietnam
25/01/2018

Welsh college sets sights far and wide to help improve education in Vietnam

2017

December

Cymoedd learners bring festive cheer to local community
01/01/0001

Cymoedd learners bring festive cheer to local community

College learners runway creations raise money for HIV awareness charity
06/12/2017

College learners runway creations raise money for HIV awareness charity

The spirit of Christmas is alive and well at Coleg y Cymoedd
08/12/2017

The spirit of Christmas is alive and well at Coleg y Cymoedd

Coleg y Cymoedd learner wins JG Speedfit Plumbing bursary
08/12/2017

Coleg y Cymoedd learner wins JG Speedfit Plumbing bursary

Stagecoach in South Wales goes for gold in Caerphilly and the Rhondda Valleys
14/12/2017

Stagecoach in South Wales goes for gold in Caerphilly and the Rhondda Valleys

Coleg y Cymoedd learners raise funds for local charity
15/12/2017

Coleg y Cymoedd learners raise funds for local charity

Christmas card competition winner
20/12/2017

Christmas card competition winner

Cymoedd learners bring festive cheer to local community
21/12/2017

Cymoedd learners bring festive cheer to local community

Kind hearted Cymoedd learners raise awareness of Oliver’s journey
18/12/2017

Kind hearted Cymoedd learners raise awareness of Oliver’s journey

November

Coleg y Cymoedd named College of the Year at Insider Awards
06/11/2017

Coleg y Cymoedd named College of the Year at Insider Awards

Coleg y Cymoedd goes higher with event for learners
08/11/2017

Coleg y Cymoedd goes higher with event for learners

College leaners’ horror SFX creations are a screaming success
20/11/2017

College leaners’ horror SFX creations are a screaming success

Students set sights on sustainability
24/11/2017

Students set sights on sustainability

Alys Evans shines through at the Worldskills UK final
27/11/2017

Alys Evans shines through at the Worldskills UK final

Cymoedd learners inspire pupils at ‘What Next’ event
28/11/2017

Cymoedd learners inspire pupils at ‘What Next’ event

October

Rhondda Campus fundraisers for brand new South Wales cancer facility
04/10/2017

Rhondda Campus fundraisers for brand new South Wales cancer facility

Multimillion pound campus opens in Aberdare
06/10/2017

Multimillion pound campus opens in Aberdare

September

World Champion Hollie Arnold MBE Inspires Cymoedd learners
27/09/2017

World Champion Hollie Arnold MBE Inspires Cymoedd learners

Boost for engineering apprentices in Blaenau Gwent
21/09/2017

Boost for engineering apprentices in Blaenau Gwent

August

FE College seeks former learners
10/08/2017

FE College seeks former learners

A-level success for Coleg y Cymoedd’s Sixth Form Centre
17/08/2017

A-level success for Coleg y Cymoedd’s Sixth Form Centre

July

Alys is the ‘People’s Choice’!
21/07/2017

Alys is the ‘People’s Choice’!

Congratulations to our talented Costume learners
21/07/2017

Congratulations to our talented Costume learners

Farewell to Llewellyn’s restaurant
21/07/2017

Farewell to Llewellyn’s restaurant

Tutors applaud learners amazing success
21/07/2017

Tutors applaud learners amazing success

June

Well done Alys Evans, VQ Learner of the Year!
07/06/2017

Well done Alys Evans, VQ Learner of the Year!

Staff and HND Prop Making Learners exhibit at 'New Blades' in London
09/06/2017

Staff and HND Prop Making Learners exhibit at 'New Blades' in London

College learners costumes are roaring success on national stage
22/06/2017

College learners costumes are roaring success on national stage

Well done Wales Rugby Team - huge congrats 👏👏 to former Coleg y Cymoedd learners Seb Davies and Dillon Lewis involved today
01/01/0001

Well done Wales Rugby Team - huge congrats 👏👏 to former Coleg y Cymoedd learners Seb Davies and Dillon Lewis involved today

Huge congratulations to Coleg y Cymoedd learner Laura Harris - #InspireCymru17 Adult Learner of the Year
15/06/2017

Huge congratulations to Coleg y Cymoedd learner Laura Harris - #InspireCymru17 Adult Learner of the Year

The end of an era for college campus
22/06/2017

The end of an era for college campus

May

Cymoedd learners crowned British Colleges Rugby Union Champions……. again
15/05/2017

Cymoedd learners crowned British Colleges Rugby Union Champions……. again

Great achievement for the 3 Coleg y Cymoedd learners selected in the FAW Womens squad for upcoming friendlies vs Portugal
18/05/2017

Great achievement for the 3 Coleg y Cymoedd learners selected in the FAW Womens squad for upcoming friendlies vs Portugal

Female college students kick off national football careers with help of leading Welsh institution
12/05/2017

Female college students kick off national football careers with help of leading Welsh institution

Cymoedd young entrepreneurs secure Silver at Skills competition
11/05/2017

Cymoedd young entrepreneurs secure Silver at Skills competition

Coleg y Cymoedd crowned Champions in Inter-college Skills competition
22/05/2017

Coleg y Cymoedd crowned Champions in Inter-college Skills competition

Do you like football? Football trials for the FAW Women's Training Pathway
08/05/2017

Do you like football? Football trials for the FAW Women's Training Pathway

Great result 75-14 Coleg y Cymoedd are British Colleges Rugby Union champions....again!
11/05/2017

Great result 75-14 Coleg y Cymoedd are British Colleges Rugby Union champions....again!

Great to see 8 ex Coleg y Cymoedd learners selected for the Welsh Rugby Union World Rugby U20 Championship #GoodLuckBoys #BringTheCupHome
12/05/2017

Great to see 8 ex Coleg y Cymoedd learners selected for the Welsh Rugby Union World Rugby U20 Championship #GoodLuckBoys #BringTheCupHome

Coleg y Cymoedd proud to become a member of #WorkingForward EHRC Wales
17/05/2017

Coleg y Cymoedd proud to become a member of #WorkingForward EHRC Wales

April

Skills Competition success for band from Coleg y Cymoedd
07/04/2017

Skills Competition success for band from Coleg y Cymoedd

Cymoedd Duo through to Skills Finals
11/04/2017

Cymoedd Duo through to Skills Finals

4 Coleg y Cymoedd Sport learners, selected in the FAW Womens Football Squad
07/04/2017

4 Coleg y Cymoedd Sport learners, selected in the FAW Womens Football Squad

Skills Competition success for nail technician student from Cardiff
26/04/2017

Skills Competition success for nail technician student from Cardiff

March

Big name financial employers head to Valleys college to provide insight into a career in finance
28/03/2017

Big name financial employers head to Valleys college to provide insight into a career in finance

Cymoedd learners serve up culinary delights
30/03/2017

Cymoedd learners serve up culinary delights

A warm welcome Coleg y Cymoedd to astronaut Michael Foale as part of RCT Council Mission Discovery event
08/03/2017

A warm welcome Coleg y Cymoedd to astronaut Michael Foale as part of RCT Council Mission Discovery event

Kirsty Williams AM - Brill to be back Coleg y Cymoedd Nantgarw today, to meet @CollegesWales to discuss #Hazelkorn, #Skills & meet talented & dedicated learners
09/03/2017

Kirsty Williams AM - Brill to be back Coleg y Cymoedd Nantgarw today, to meet @CollegesWales to discuss #Hazelkorn, #Skills & meet talented & dedicated learners

Encouraging speech by Ken Skates AM Welsh Government Cabinet Secretary Economy Coleg y Cymoedd's Nantgarw campus #takingwalesforward
20/03/2017

Encouraging speech by Ken Skates AM Welsh Government Cabinet Secretary Economy Coleg y Cymoedd's Nantgarw campus #takingwalesforward

Well done Coleg y Cymoedd on winning #popmusic Skills Wales competition. Amazing performances from all involved
24/03/2017

Well done Coleg y Cymoedd on winning #popmusic Skills Wales competition. Amazing performances from all involved

It was great to experience the best of Welsh FE pop music talent today at #Wales #Skills Competition. These are the winners! @ColegyCymoedd
24/03/2017

It was great to experience the best of Welsh FE pop music talent today at #Wales #Skills Competition. These are the winners! @ColegyCymoedd

February

Former Cymoedd players selected in Wales Under 20's squad
08/02/2017

Former Cymoedd players selected in Wales Under 20's squad

Wet & windy but progressing well on the new Aberdare campus site
07/02/2017

Wet & windy but progressing well on the new Aberdare campus site

Pop up shop arrives in Aberdare Town Centre
17/02/2017

Pop up shop arrives in Aberdare Town Centre

Straight from the building site... a time lapse of building work on our new Aberdare Campus
17/02/2017

Straight from the building site... a time lapse of building work on our new Aberdare Campus

January

Apprenticeship scheme secures national award success
04/01/2017

Apprenticeship scheme secures national award success

Coleg y Cymoedd learners join students from around South Wales to run pop-up festive market in Welsh capital
10/01/2017

Coleg y Cymoedd learners join students from around South Wales to run pop-up festive market in Welsh capital

Coleg y Cymoedd Level 2 Sport learning #maths by doing #sport #contexualisedlearning
16/01/2017

Coleg y Cymoedd Level 2 Sport learning #maths by doing #sport #contexualisedlearning

Coleg y Cymoedd Travel learners enjoy visit to British Airways HQ
18/01/2017

Coleg y Cymoedd Travel learners enjoy visit to British Airways HQ

Hefin David AC/AM - Some wonderful examples of Learning at Coleg y Cymoedd
25/01/2017

Hefin David AC/AM - Some wonderful examples of Learning at Coleg y Cymoedd

What's it like to be a Student Nurse? Former learner shares her story
25/01/2017

What's it like to be a Student Nurse? Former learner shares her story

2016

December

Cymoedd learners inspired by visit to world-famous institution
06/12/2016

Cymoedd learners inspired by visit to world-famous institution

New training launched for aspiring HR professionals
16/12/2016

New training launched for aspiring HR professionals

Christmas card competition winner
15/12/2016

Christmas card competition winner

November

Adult Learning Making a Difference in Wales
21/11/2016

Adult Learning Making a Difference in Wales

Cymoedd learners fundraise for Breast Cancer
15/11/2016

Cymoedd learners fundraise for Breast Cancer

Learners given the opportunity to work at Skills Cymru
16/11/2016

Learners given the opportunity to work at Skills Cymru

Next milestone met at multimillion pound campus in Aberdare
04/11/2016

Next milestone met at multimillion pound campus in Aberdare

Rhondda Cynon Taff Theatres pantomime – Dick Whittington
14/11/2016

Rhondda Cynon Taff Theatres pantomime – Dick Whittington

Welsh learners enjoy trip of a lifetime to world-famous science research centre
24/11/2016

Welsh learners enjoy trip of a lifetime to world-famous science research centre

Cymoedd learners played their part in the successful XScream event
17/11/2016

Cymoedd learners played their part in the successful XScream event

October

Rugby legend inspires Cymoedd learners
03/10/2016

Rugby legend inspires Cymoedd learners

College builds on business relationships with latest appointment
28/10/2016

College builds on business relationships with latest appointment

September

Campus set to become first ‘dementia friendly’ college in Wales
22/09/2016

Campus set to become first ‘dementia friendly’ college in Wales

Paralympic Gold medal for college alumni
19/09/2016

Paralympic Gold medal for college alumni

Coleg y Cymoedd Campus Councils
13/09/2016

Coleg y Cymoedd Campus Councils

College learners access the music industry
12/09/2016

College learners access the music industry

August

Coleg y Cymoedd makes the grade with GCSE re-sit success
25/08/2016

Coleg y Cymoedd makes the grade with GCSE re-sit success

Coleg y Cymoedd celebrates another year of A-level success
18/08/2016

Coleg y Cymoedd celebrates another year of A-level success

Minister congratulates latest graduates of BAMC apprenticeship
16/08/2016

Minister congratulates latest graduates of BAMC apprenticeship

Bright start guaranteed for ambitious learner
09/08/2016

Bright start guaranteed for ambitious learner

Coleg y Cymoedd achieves bronze level in Young Carers College Award
31/08/2016

Coleg y Cymoedd achieves bronze level in Young Carers College Award

July

Network Rail engineers prepare for electrification of the Severn Tunnel at state-of-the-art training facility in Wales
26/07/2016

Network Rail engineers prepare for electrification of the Severn Tunnel at state-of-the-art training facility in Wales

Cymoedd Care learner on ‘pathway’ to success
13/07/2016

Cymoedd Care learner on ‘pathway’ to success

Apprenticeship scheme driving Valleys unemployment figures down
12/07/2016

Apprenticeship scheme driving Valleys unemployment figures down

Coleg y Cymoedd HR professional scoops CIPD Student of the Year Award
08/07/2016

Coleg y Cymoedd HR professional scoops CIPD Student of the Year Award

Coleg y Cymoedd strengthens links with Chinese counterparts
07/07/2016

Coleg y Cymoedd strengthens links with Chinese counterparts

For two Cymoedd Media learners dreams really do come true
06/07/2016

For two Cymoedd Media learners dreams really do come true

Families benefit from mums returning to learning
05/07/2016

Families benefit from mums returning to learning

Animal magic! Learner design adorns local vets
04/07/2016

Animal magic! Learner design adorns local vets

June

Learners ‘peg out’ future of education in South Wales Valleys
23/06/2016

Learners ‘peg out’ future of education in South Wales Valleys

Half a million pound investment set to take place at Sardis Road
20/06/2016

Half a million pound investment set to take place at Sardis Road

Skills Competition success for budding decorator
17/06/2016

Skills Competition success for budding decorator

South Wales learners experience work placement with an Italian twist
16/06/2016

South Wales learners experience work placement with an Italian twist

Cymoedd’s Jenkins sets her sights on big time
14/06/2016

Cymoedd’s Jenkins sets her sights on big time

Multi-campus college to unify data management
13/06/2016

Multi-campus college to unify data management

Building the next generation of property professionals
09/06/2016

Building the next generation of property professionals

May

Local businesses to benefit from £19m funding for work based training
25/05/2016

Local businesses to benefit from £19m funding for work based training

Welsh college goes global to improve education standards
25/05/2016

Welsh college goes global to improve education standards

Cymoedd commit to tackling mental health stigma
18/05/2016

Cymoedd commit to tackling mental health stigma

Community Voice Project scoops Enterprise Award for Cymoedd learners
10/05/2016

Community Voice Project scoops Enterprise Award for Cymoedd learners

Cymoedd music festival grows so big it has to move venue for 2016
05/05/2016

Cymoedd music festival grows so big it has to move venue for 2016

Cymoedd team prove too strong for New Zealand visitors
04/05/2016

Cymoedd team prove too strong for New Zealand visitors

April

Cymoedd crowned rugby champions against longstanding rivals
27/04/2016

Cymoedd crowned rugby champions against longstanding rivals

Science lessons set for take-off as Cymoedd lecturer explores world experimentation hub
27/04/2016

Science lessons set for take-off as Cymoedd lecturer explores world experimentation hub

Construction Industry Training Board establishes landmark £6.5m Construction Wales Innovation Centre with UWTSD
13/04/2016

Construction Industry Training Board establishes landmark £6.5m Construction Wales Innovation Centre with UWTSD

Coleg y Cymoedd taking teaching expertise to Vietnam
08/04/2016

Coleg y Cymoedd taking teaching expertise to Vietnam

Skills Competition success for nail services student from Tonyrefail
06/04/2016

Skills Competition success for nail services student from Tonyrefail

Aerospace apprentices jet off to China
04/04/2016

Aerospace apprentices jet off to China

Cymoedd performers prepare to take centre stage in the West End
04/04/2016

Cymoedd performers prepare to take centre stage in the West End

Budding filmmaker awarded top prize after breaking down barriers in mental health
01/04/2016

Budding filmmaker awarded top prize after breaking down barriers in mental health

March

Cymoedd footballers score international games
24/03/2016

Cymoedd footballers score international games

Society celebrate life of Caerphilly comic in posthumous birthday meal
23/03/2016

Society celebrate life of Caerphilly comic in posthumous birthday meal

Welsh apprentice plumber turns the heat up on national rivals
22/03/2016

Welsh apprentice plumber turns the heat up on national rivals

Oxford offer on the table for Cymoedd learner
17/03/2016

Oxford offer on the table for Cymoedd learner

Apprentice on track for dream career
15/03/2016

Apprentice on track for dream career

Coleg y Cymoedd supports RCT Businesses
14/03/2016

Coleg y Cymoedd supports RCT Businesses

Coleg y Cymoedd filmmakers document national enterprise competition
09/03/2016

Coleg y Cymoedd filmmakers document national enterprise competition

Cymoedd learners best in class at Culinary Championships
08/03/2016

Cymoedd learners best in class at Culinary Championships

Tutors inspired to battle London marathon
07/03/2016

Tutors inspired to battle London marathon

Childcare research earns 100% success
03/03/2016

Childcare research earns 100% success

First Minister breaks ground at £22 million Aberdare campus
02/03/2016

First Minister breaks ground at £22 million Aberdare campus

February

Learner launches campaign to increase anxiety awareness
25/02/2016

Learner launches campaign to increase anxiety awareness

BRIT Awards success for catering learners
29/02/2016

BRIT Awards success for catering learners

Cymoedd kicks off a bright future for professional rugby players
10/02/2016

Cymoedd kicks off a bright future for professional rugby players

GE Aviation Wales apprentice awarded Outstanding Apprentice of the Year UK
04/02/2016

GE Aviation Wales apprentice awarded Outstanding Apprentice of the Year UK

January

Young talent finds a voice in the music industry
29/01/2016

Young talent finds a voice in the music industry

Literacy learner converts new skills into rugby hardback
28/01/2016

Literacy learner converts new skills into rugby hardback

Coleg y Cymoedd crowned rugby Welsh Colleges Elite League champions
19/01/2016

Coleg y Cymoedd crowned rugby Welsh Colleges Elite League champions

Coleg y Cymoedd alumni who won Cambridge University place bids to help other students pass their exams
07/01/2016

Coleg y Cymoedd alumni who won Cambridge University place bids to help other students pass their exams

2015

December

Inspiring tutor honoured at college awards
18/12/2015

Inspiring tutor honoured at college awards

Construction of new £20m Coleg y Cymoedd Aberdare campus to start in the New Year as plans are accepted
18/12/2015

Construction of new £20m Coleg y Cymoedd Aberdare campus to start in the New Year as plans are accepted

Learners help to sculpt a future for Nepal
17/12/2015

Learners help to sculpt a future for Nepal

Aspiring professionals gain insight into the world of finance
16/12/2015

Aspiring professionals gain insight into the world of finance

Beauty learners spread Christmas joy to those in need
15/12/2015

Beauty learners spread Christmas joy to those in need

Up-cycled cultural fashion ready for catwalk debut
11/12/2015

Up-cycled cultural fashion ready for catwalk debut

Manufacturers newest recruits follow the apprenticeship path to success
10/12/2015

Manufacturers newest recruits follow the apprenticeship path to success

Young People invited to Grow for It
08/12/2015

Young People invited to Grow for It

Budding young entrepreneurs prepare for city centre retail challenge
03/12/2015

Budding young entrepreneurs prepare for city centre retail challenge

Exceptional apprentice shortlisted for top award
02/12/2015

Exceptional apprentice shortlisted for top award

Cymoedd student named among best in UK at WorldSkills final
01/12/2015

Cymoedd student named among best in UK at WorldSkills final

November

Ambitious apprentice recognised with top business performers
26/11/2015

Ambitious apprentice recognised with top business performers

Cymoedd players announced in Wales’s women’s squad
25/11/2015

Cymoedd players announced in Wales’s women’s squad

Care learners at Coleg y Cymoedd set for rewarding career
24/11/2015

Care learners at Coleg y Cymoedd set for rewarding career

Learner ambassadors hope to get a foot in the door in business
19/11/2015

Learner ambassadors hope to get a foot in the door in business

A second stylish finish for talented hairdresser
18/11/2015

A second stylish finish for talented hairdresser

High profile Chinese delegation visit Coleg y Cymoedd
13/11/2015

High profile Chinese delegation visit Coleg y Cymoedd

Former learner retains title at the IPC Athletics World Championships
05/11/2015

Former learner retains title at the IPC Athletics World Championships

Learners gear up for industry developments as multi-million pound motor vehicle centre is complete
04/11/2015

Learners gear up for industry developments as multi-million pound motor vehicle centre is complete

October

Professional Shakespeare performances to take place on the fifth Night
30/10/2015

Professional Shakespeare performances to take place on the fifth Night

Terrifyingly talented creative learners
29/10/2015

Terrifyingly talented creative learners

Fresh look for college restaurant after top spot ranking
23/11/2015

Fresh look for college restaurant after top spot ranking

Women Growing Football in Wales’ Colleges
20/10/2015

Women Growing Football in Wales’ Colleges

Elite football Academy score national success
16/10/2015

Elite football Academy score national success

Trainer shows outstanding commitment to learners through cancer battle
09/10/2015

Trainer shows outstanding commitment to learners through cancer battle

Inspirational learner wins her way onto an university accounting course
09/10/2015

Inspirational learner wins her way onto an university accounting course

Inspirational athlete ‘snatches’ attention of Cymoedd Award winners
08/10/2015

Inspirational athlete ‘snatches’ attention of Cymoedd Award winners

Coleg y Cymoedd awarded rugby academy status
05/10/2015

Coleg y Cymoedd awarded rugby academy status

Sport department alumni meets Prince William
02/10/2015

Sport department alumni meets Prince William

September

Coleg y Cymoedd call on the community to sign up to Stoptober
30/09/2015

Coleg y Cymoedd call on the community to sign up to Stoptober

Exemplary ambassador’ Zoe shortlisted for top Apprenticeship award
29/09/2015

Exemplary ambassador’ Zoe shortlisted for top Apprenticeship award

Plaid Cymru Leader Visits Coleg y Cymoedd Campus
28/09/2015

Plaid Cymru Leader Visits Coleg y Cymoedd Campus

Prestigious Foundation Art and Design Course transfers to Coleg y Cymoedd on its 25th anniversary
25/09/2015

Prestigious Foundation Art and Design Course transfers to Coleg y Cymoedd on its 25th anniversary

National Enterprise Award for South-East Wales Trading Places initiative
01/01/0001

National Enterprise Award for South-East Wales Trading Places initiative

First Minister meets new rail generation
17/09/2015

First Minister meets new rail generation

Learner experiences life in government during prestigious internship
16/09/2015

Learner experiences life in government during prestigious internship

Inspirational learner highly commended by the Association of Colleges
15/09/2015

Inspirational learner highly commended by the Association of Colleges

August

Vocational learners on the path to success
28/08/2015

Vocational learners on the path to success

Coleg y Cymoedd celebrates ongoing A Level success
13/08/2015

Coleg y Cymoedd celebrates ongoing A Level success

July

College learner is a true ambassador for Young Carers
13/07/2015

College learner is a true ambassador for Young Carers

Judge’s visit inspires law learners
09/07/2015

Judge’s visit inspires law learners

New College Campus For Aberdare
07/07/2015

New College Campus For Aberdare

College Launches Platinum Award-Winning Travel Plan
06/07/2015

College Launches Platinum Award-Winning Travel Plan

All that Glitters is Gold as College achieves Corporate Health Standard
02/07/2015

All that Glitters is Gold as College achieves Corporate Health Standard

Cymoedd learner flies the Welsh flag at the Young European Film Forum 2015
21/07/2015

Cymoedd learner flies the Welsh flag at the Young European Film Forum 2015

June

Young people in South Wales illustrate new book about life in the Valleys
30/06/2015

Young people in South Wales illustrate new book about life in the Valleys

Business Tutor Honoured at National Teaching Awards
29/06/2015

Business Tutor Honoured at National Teaching Awards

Learners provide comfort for Mothers Of Africa
25/06/2015

Learners provide comfort for Mothers Of Africa

New Tredegar mum wins Learner of the Year award
24/06/2015

New Tredegar mum wins Learner of the Year award

Learner tackles coaching scheme in USA
23/06/2015

Learner tackles coaching scheme in USA

Professor Julien Baker PhD, former learner of Coleg y Cymoedd, wins golden
12/06/2015

Professor Julien Baker PhD, former learner of Coleg y Cymoedd, wins golden

The sky’s the limit for learners in South Wales
12/06/2015

The sky’s the limit for learners in South Wales

Learners on track for first-class education as Centre of Excellence is complete
04/06/2015

Learners on track for first-class education as Centre of Excellence is complete

May

Learners give back to ex-military personnel
21/05/2015

Learners give back to ex-military personnel

Female college learner finalist in regional property competition
20/05/2015

Female college learner finalist in regional property competition

Business tutor for Coleg y Cymoedd shortlisted for national award
14/05/2015

Business tutor for Coleg y Cymoedd shortlisted for national award

Coleg y Cymoedd learner ‘nails’ third place
13/05/2015

Coleg y Cymoedd learner ‘nails’ third place

Arsenals David Dein scores a hit with learners at Coleg y Cymoedd
12/05/2015

Arsenals David Dein scores a hit with learners at Coleg y Cymoedd

Coleg y Cymoedd learners experience ‘Student life’ at Oxford
07/05/2015

Coleg y Cymoedd learners experience ‘Student life’ at Oxford

Captain applauds Coleg y Cymoedd learners
07/05/2015

Captain applauds Coleg y Cymoedd learners

College crowned rugby champions
06/05/2015

College crowned rugby champions

April

Welsh learner builds his way to the top
30/04/2015

Welsh learner builds his way to the top

Cymoedd learners win ‘Stars of the Week’ at the Races
29/04/2015

Cymoedd learners win ‘Stars of the Week’ at the Races

First place prize for aspiring young film makers
24/04/2015

First place prize for aspiring young film makers

Welsh plumbing apprentice turns the heat up on national rivals
22/04/2015

Welsh plumbing apprentice turns the heat up on national rivals

Learner publishes ‘Oldies Guide to Using a Computer’
21/04/2015

Learner publishes ‘Oldies Guide to Using a Computer’

Competition success for Pontypridd hairdresser
15/04/2015

Competition success for Pontypridd hairdresser

College puts learners at forefront of cost-cutting measures
14/04/2015

College puts learners at forefront of cost-cutting measures

Aberdare teenager Alexander wins Wales-wide mechanical engineering competition
13/04/2015

Aberdare teenager Alexander wins Wales-wide mechanical engineering competition

Welsh Language artists rock college performances
01/04/2015

Welsh Language artists rock college performances

March

Wales Rugby League and Coleg y Cymoedd launch new Rugby League Academy
26/03/2015

Wales Rugby League and Coleg y Cymoedd launch new Rugby League Academy

Coleg y Cymoedd learners champion Welsh language skills
26/03/2015

Coleg y Cymoedd learners champion Welsh language skills

Learning Curve students celebrate success
25/03/2015

Learning Curve students celebrate success

Learners earn a feast of medals at Culinary Championships
24/03/2015

Learners earn a feast of medals at Culinary Championships

Learners have High Hopes for Real Valleys
23/03/2015

Learners have High Hopes for Real Valleys

School links learners provide a stylish finish in regional competitions
18/03/2015

School links learners provide a stylish finish in regional competitions

Oxbridge offers for Valleys learners
17/03/2015

Oxbridge offers for Valleys learners

Apprentices on track for success thanks to ground-breaking course
12/03/2015

Apprentices on track for success thanks to ground-breaking course

Coleg y Cymoedd wins award for international work
10/03/2015

Coleg y Cymoedd wins award for international work

Coleg y Cymoedd footballer to play on international pitch
05/03/2015

Coleg y Cymoedd footballer to play on international pitch

Coleg y Cymoedd hosts first inter college competition
04/03/2015

Coleg y Cymoedd hosts first inter college competition

Welsh women's football given major boost with launch of new elite academy
02/03/2015

Welsh women's football given major boost with launch of new elite academy

February

Construction learners volunteer to paint a local school
26/02/2015

Construction learners volunteer to paint a local school

Catering learners sculpt out new skills in ice master class
25/02/2015

Catering learners sculpt out new skills in ice master class

Learners face the Dragons Den for charity
13/02/2015

Learners face the Dragons Den for charity

Coleg y Cymoedd sports learner recognised for Inclusion and Diversity
11/02/2015

Coleg y Cymoedd sports learner recognised for Inclusion and Diversity

Plans for Aberdare’s new multi-million pound campus are one step closer
05/02/2015

Plans for Aberdare’s new multi-million pound campus are one step closer

January

College celebrated as exemplary employer
30/01/2015

College celebrated as exemplary employer

Coleg y Cymoedd players selected for the Wales under 20 Six Nations Squad
28/01/2015

Coleg y Cymoedd players selected for the Wales under 20 Six Nations Squad

College sports new apprenticeships for the pitch
22/01/2015

College sports new apprenticeships for the pitch

Coleg y Cymoedd is awarded £100,000 grant to fund innovation
20/01/2015

Coleg y Cymoedd is awarded £100,000 grant to fund innovation

Cymoedd learner and venue selected for best young chef in Wales cook-offs
13/01/2015

Cymoedd learner and venue selected for best young chef in Wales cook-offs

'Tis is the awards season for Coleg y Cymoedd
12/01/2015

'Tis is the awards season for Coleg y Cymoedd

Learner reaps rewards of prestigious Nuffield Research placement
06/01/2015

Learner reaps rewards of prestigious Nuffield Research placement

Cymoedd learners inspired by Shauna’s workshop
08/01/2015

Cymoedd learners inspired by Shauna’s workshop

2014

December

Oh yes they are...Leading the way in the Costume Industry
18/12/2014

Oh yes they are...Leading the way in the Costume Industry

Beauty learners spreading Christmas joy
17/12/2014

Beauty learners spreading Christmas joy

Inspirational learner top of the class with best marks in the country
12/12/2014

Inspirational learner top of the class with best marks in the country

From A Levels to volunteering in the Philippines
10/12/2014

From A Levels to volunteering in the Philippines

Cymoedd volleyball players qualify for British Championships
04/12/2014

Cymoedd volleyball players qualify for British Championships

November

Coleg y Cymoedd learner experiences ‘Student life’ at Oxford
28/11/2014

Coleg y Cymoedd learner experiences ‘Student life’ at Oxford

Pontypridd teen signed for Blues first team
27/11/2014

Pontypridd teen signed for Blues first team

First World War poems inspire Cymoedd learners
21/11/2014

First World War poems inspire Cymoedd learners

Cymoedd success in women’s sport
20/11/2014

Cymoedd success in women’s sport

Coleg y Cymoedd’s team of budding entrepreneurs awarded prize in National competition
17/11/2014

Coleg y Cymoedd’s team of budding entrepreneurs awarded prize in National competition

Up-cycled boutique chic proves a catwalk hit
14/11/2014

Up-cycled boutique chic proves a catwalk hit

College recognised for improving young lives
12/11/2014

College recognised for improving young lives

Tutors transform for terrifying Zombie Run
06/11/2014

Tutors transform for terrifying Zombie Run

Learner progresses from Foundation Learning to a PHD
04/11/2014

Learner progresses from Foundation Learning to a PHD

October

Learners prove they are a cut above the rest
29/10/2014

Learners prove they are a cut above the rest

ould Coleg y Cymoedd students be the nation’s next budding entrepreneurs?
28/10/2014

ould Coleg y Cymoedd students be the nation’s next budding entrepreneurs?

Assembly Member impressed by Coleg y Cymoedd’s budding politicians
24/10/2014

Assembly Member impressed by Coleg y Cymoedd’s budding politicians

Local Pearson Teaching Award Winner in-line for UK Gold National Teaching Award
23/10/2014

Local Pearson Teaching Award Winner in-line for UK Gold National Teaching Award

Coleg y Cymoedd learners dream ‘evolves’
14/10/2014

Coleg y Cymoedd learners dream ‘evolves’

Porth learner is hoping experience at SkillsCymru will help new business venture
09/10/2014

Porth learner is hoping experience at SkillsCymru will help new business venture

Sleeping Rough for homelessness
08/10/2014

Sleeping Rough for homelessness

Rhondda learner realises her TV dreams in Edinburgh
07/10/2014

Rhondda learner realises her TV dreams in Edinburgh

Merthyr learner cooks her way to America
01/10/2014

Merthyr learner cooks her way to America

September

Celebration for Caerphilly learners and tutors
30/09/2014

Celebration for Caerphilly learners and tutors

Student turns teacher at his old college
29/09/2014

Student turns teacher at his old college

Welsh learners full of eastern promise
24/09/2014

Welsh learners full of eastern promise

Apprentices on track for a first-class career preparation
19/09/2014

Apprentices on track for a first-class career preparation

Coleg y Cymoedd enjoys first celebration of exceptional learners
10/09/2014

Coleg y Cymoedd enjoys first celebration of exceptional learners

Green investment lights the way for Coleg y Cymoedd
12/09/2014

Green investment lights the way for Coleg y Cymoedd

August

Vocational learners on the path to success
13/08/2014

Vocational learners on the path to success

Coleg y Cymoedd celebrates landmark A-level success
14/08/2014

Coleg y Cymoedd celebrates landmark A-level success

From Nantgarw with Love
10/08/2014

From Nantgarw with Love

July

Apprentices make their mark at IT graduation ceremony
23/07/2014

Apprentices make their mark at IT graduation ceremony

Caerphilly student swaps the classroom for kiwis
16/07/2014

Caerphilly student swaps the classroom for kiwis

Motor Students to get new training facility
15/07/2014

Motor Students to get new training facility

Rebecca third in UK Student of the Year Awards
11/07/2014

Rebecca third in UK Student of the Year Awards

London Visit for College Winners
10/07/2014

London Visit for College Winners

Merged colleges Welsh Language Scheme Praised
08/07/2014

Merged colleges Welsh Language Scheme Praised

College facility will train future generation of Railway workers
03/07/2014

College facility will train future generation of Railway workers

Learners referee opening of new Elite Sports Centre
03/07/2014

Learners referee opening of new Elite Sports Centre

From college to Cambodia
02/07/2014

From college to Cambodia

Local M.P. inspires Business Learners
01/07/2014

Local M.P. inspires Business Learners

June

College explores Vegan Cuisine with the professionals
27/06/2014

College explores Vegan Cuisine with the professionals

Ambitious Tutor continues learning to win Research Student of the Year
26/06/2014

Ambitious Tutor continues learning to win Research Student of the Year

Learners shine in World Poetry Competition
24/06/2014

Learners shine in World Poetry Competition

Young mum recognised for outstanding learning achievements
20/06/2014

Young mum recognised for outstanding learning achievements

Learners celebrate success at 'Red carpet’ event
19/06/2014

Learners celebrate success at 'Red carpet’ event

‘Inspiring’ Rhondda woman is named Lecturer of the Year
16/06/2014

‘Inspiring’ Rhondda woman is named Lecturer of the Year

Coleg y Cymoedd achieves ‘Gold’ Travel Plan Award
12/06/2014

Coleg y Cymoedd achieves ‘Gold’ Travel Plan Award

Learners swap their classroom for the countryside
10/06/2014

Learners swap their classroom for the countryside

Talented A Level student sings her way to success
06/06/2014

Talented A Level student sings her way to success

May

Coleg y Cymoedd learner is a winner at Cheltenham Races
28/05/2014

Coleg y Cymoedd learner is a winner at Cheltenham Races

Skills Competition Success for Rhondda Cynon Taf Care Student
27/05/2014

Skills Competition Success for Rhondda Cynon Taf Care Student

Coleg y Cymoedd welcomes Holocaust survivor while learners visit Auschwitz
23/05/2014

Coleg y Cymoedd welcomes Holocaust survivor while learners visit Auschwitz

Contributions to Colegaucymru’s National Teaching and Learning Conference
22/05/2014

Contributions to Colegaucymru’s National Teaching and Learning Conference

College team are sporting medals from UK final
21/05/2014

College team are sporting medals from UK final

UK honour for Welsh college engineers
20/05/2014

UK honour for Welsh college engineers

College learners inspire tutor to win a prize in national competition promoting Wales, Welsh and bilingualism
16/05/2014

College learners inspire tutor to win a prize in national competition promoting Wales, Welsh and bilingualism

Learners celebrate success at the Welsh Culinary Skills Championships
15/05/2014

Learners celebrate success at the Welsh Culinary Skills Championships

Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification encourages team work
14/05/2014

Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification encourages team work

Student authors capture a striking portrait of their community’s spirit
09/05/2014

Student authors capture a striking portrait of their community’s spirit

Students made-up with Doctor Who experience
08/05/2014

Students made-up with Doctor Who experience

Coleg y Cymoedd consults on proposed Welsh Language Scheme
06/05/2014

Coleg y Cymoedd consults on proposed Welsh Language Scheme

April

A-level drama student hopes to act ‘eight days a week’
30/04/2014

A-level drama student hopes to act ‘eight days a week’

Coleg y Cymoedd winners stock up on new skills
29/04/2014

Coleg y Cymoedd winners stock up on new skills

Spotlight shines on outstanding education professionals
24/04/2014

Spotlight shines on outstanding education professionals

College students lend their ears to the BBC
23/04/2014

College students lend their ears to the BBC

College welcomes Estonian Visitors to learn about education in Wales
14/04/2014

College welcomes Estonian Visitors to learn about education in Wales

Learner focused college recognised by NUS Wales
09/04/2014

Learner focused college recognised by NUS Wales

Visit of Wales’ Oxbridge Ambassador to Coleg y Cymoedd
04/04/2014

Visit of Wales’ Oxbridge Ambassador to Coleg y Cymoedd

Coleg y Cymoedd scoops top prize at High Sheriff Awards
03/04/2014

Coleg y Cymoedd scoops top prize at High Sheriff Awards

Rebecca is ‘Endsleigh Student of the Year’
02/04/2014

Rebecca is ‘Endsleigh Student of the Year’

March

College shows Minister the changing face of further education in the Valleys
28/03/2014

College shows Minister the changing face of further education in the Valleys

Valleys lecturer celebrates 50th cap with the Welsh rugby squad
25/03/2014

Valleys lecturer celebrates 50th cap with the Welsh rugby squad

Visit to Williams gets ‘green light’ from students
20/03/2014

Visit to Williams gets ‘green light’ from students

College rugby stars selected to represent Wales
13/03/2014

College rugby stars selected to represent Wales

Chefs in the making...
12/03/2014

Chefs in the making...

Welsh apprentice plumber turns the heat up on national rivals
07/03/2014

Welsh apprentice plumber turns the heat up on national rivals

Coleg y Cymoedd announces further investment in Caerphilly Borough
06/03/2014

Coleg y Cymoedd announces further investment in Caerphilly Borough

College students pitch against universities at prestigious Marketing Event
02/03/2014

College students pitch against universities at prestigious Marketing Event

February

College students acknowledged for debating European issues
25/02/2014

College students acknowledged for debating European issues

Entrepreneurs successfully trade places “Apprenticeship Style”
24/02/2014

Entrepreneurs successfully trade places “Apprenticeship Style”

5 Star facilities at Coleg y Cymoedd inspire future chefs
20/02/2014

5 Star facilities at Coleg y Cymoedd inspire future chefs

Green fingered learners put theory in to practice
18/02/2014

Green fingered learners put theory in to practice

Valleys student switches track to head for Oxford
14/02/2014

Valleys student switches track to head for Oxford

Inspiring Derrick overcomes sight challenges to learn new computer skills
12/02/2014

Inspiring Derrick overcomes sight challenges to learn new computer skills

Green college sets example in improving sustainability
06/02/2014

Green college sets example in improving sustainability

Students support for Loki
05/02/2014

Students support for Loki

January

College Students Trading Places, “Apprentice” style!
31/01/2014

College Students Trading Places, “Apprentice” style!

Coleg y Cymoedd makes international visitors feel at home
30/01/2014

Coleg y Cymoedd makes international visitors feel at home

College awarded prestigious British Council International Award
29/01/2014

College awarded prestigious British Council International Award

Oh yes they did...make fabulous costumes
23/01/2014

Oh yes they did...make fabulous costumes

Pitch perfect A-Level student headhunted by production company
16/01/2014

Pitch perfect A-Level student headhunted by production company

Care students send aid to families in need in the Philippines
14/01/2014

Care students send aid to families in need in the Philippines

Local students receive blockbuster education from ‘star’ lecturer
07/01/2014

Local students receive blockbuster education from ‘star’ lecturer

Kind hearted students offer some festive cheer
02/01/2014

Kind hearted students offer some festive cheer

2013

December

College awarded for placing learners on the best path to employment
06/12/2012

College awarded for placing learners on the best path to employment

Students exhibit their up-cycled boutique chic
21/12/2013

Students exhibit their up-cycled boutique chic

Supermarket staff check out new skills with Valleys college
23/12/2013

Supermarket staff check out new skills with Valleys college

November

Sporting success at Welsh College Championships
25/11/2013

Sporting success at Welsh College Championships

Students help create the ‘Valley of the Dead’
06/11/2013

Students help create the ‘Valley of the Dead’

Springboks coaching Coleg y Cymoedd rugby team
12/11/2013

Springboks coaching Coleg y Cymoedd rugby team

Valleys campus just behind The Shard in UK building excellence awards
22/11/2013

Valleys campus just behind The Shard in UK building excellence awards

October

Coleg y Cymoedd celebrates apprentice graduation at GE Aviation Wales
16/10/2013

Coleg y Cymoedd celebrates apprentice graduation at GE Aviation Wales

Celebration of Shwmae Sumae Day
15/10/2013

Celebration of Shwmae Sumae Day

Coleg y Cymoedd is a key player in boosting Rugby League in Wales
23/10/2013

Coleg y Cymoedd is a key player in boosting Rugby League in Wales

September

‘Super’ work experience for students
09/09/2013

‘Super’ work experience for students

August

Coleg y Cymoedd Launch
01/08/2013

Coleg y Cymoedd Launch

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