Results 2023

Coleg y Cymoedd sees best exam results ever with record breaking Oxbridge places

It’s been another year of outstanding A level and vocational results at Coleg y Cymoedd as the college celebrates an impressive three Oxbridge offers and its highest ever number of offers from Russell Group universities Read full story here

Here are some of our success stories

Carys Lewis

Age: 18

Lives: Pontypridd

Course(s) completed:  AS/A2 Chemistry, Maths, and Physics

A*, A*, A*

Secured a place at Oxford’s Exeter college to study Chemistry

Jacob Jones

Age: 18

Lives: Pontypridd

Course(s) completed: AS/A2 Physics, Maths, Further Maths and Chemistry

A*, A*, A*, A*

Will study physics at Oxford’s Jesus College

Jakob Chukoury

Age: 18

Lives: Caerphilly

Course(s) completed:  AS/A2 Sociology, Geography, Criminology, and the Welsh Bachelorette

A*, A, B

Secured his place to study Forensic Investigation at the University of South Wales

Luc Jones

Age: 22

Lives: Quakers Yard

Course(s) completed: AS/A2 Maths, Further Maths and Physics

A*, A*, A*

Looking forward to starting a degree in computer science at the University of Cambridge

Simone Bevan

Age: 38

Lives: Llanelli

Course(s) completed:  Level 3 Extended Diploma in Hair, Make Up and Special Effects 


Is starting her own business offering a range of makeup services including bridal, glam and carnival looks

Ethan Tucker

Age: 21

Lives: Aberdare

Course(s) completed: Level 3 in Creative Media


Has secured a place to study Game Art at the University of South Wales

Rhys Herbert

Age: 18

Lives: Hengoed

Course(s) completed:  Level 3 Uniform Protected Services

Distinction, Merit, Merit

Secured his place to study Criminology and Youth Justice at the University of South Wales.

Abbie Housler

Age: 18

Lives: Pontypridd

Course(s) completed:  AS/A2 in Psychology, Geography and Business

A*, A, B

Secured a job as an accounting and finance apprentice at Welsh Water, through the Network 75 programme – a combined work-placement and part-time study scheme run by the University of South Wales.

Bethany Carter

Age: 17

Lives: The Rhondda

Course(s) completed: Level 1 Professional Cookery


Gained employment at the Grove of Narberth’s Fernery restaurant, which holds an impressive four AA Rosettes

Lilia Simonov

Age: 18

Lives: Hirwaun

Course(s) completed:  AS/A2 in Geography, Chemistry and Maths

Secured a place at University College London (UCL) to study Earth Studies

Harrison Rock

Age: 18

Lives: Tonyrefail

Course(s) completed: AS/A2 Chemistry, Maths and Biology

A*, A, A

Taking a gap year and working on a farm with hopes to study Veterinary Science one day

Omorinola Akintioye

Course(s) completed:  Level 3 Computing and IT

3 Distinctions

Secured a place at Swansea University to study Computer Science

Ali Asif

Age: 18

Lives: Cardiff

Course(s) completed: AS/A2 in Criminology, Maths and Law

A*, A, A

Heading to Cardiff Metropolitan University to study Software Engineering

Rosie Adams 

Course(s) completed:  Level 3 Childcare


Secured a place at Cardiff Metropolitan University to study Psychology

Elise Greenway

Age: 18

Lives: Tonypandy

Course(s) completed: AS/A2 in English Lit & Lang, Psychology, Sociology and Biology

A*, A*, A*, B

Will be studying Psychology at Aberystwyth University


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CF44 8EN


Heol y Coleg
Parc Nantgarw
CF15 7QY


Rhondda Cynon Taff
CF40 2TQ

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Twyn Road
Ystrad Mynach
CF82 7XR

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