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Coleg Cambria rural education hub completed in lockdown for 2020/21 year

CONSTRUCTORS completed an innovative £1.2m rural education centre during lockdown. The new community learning complex at Coleg Cambria Llysfasi will serve people in rural areas of north east Wales as part of the Welsh Government’s Prosperity for All vision to provide more education links in towns and villages across the country. Wrexham-based Read Construction worked in partnership…

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Full steam ahead for Coleg Cambria and Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways

THE partnership between Coleg Cambria and a world-famous heritage railway is on track for awards success. Learners from the college were studying for a Level 2 City and Guilds Work-Based Diploma in Horticulture on the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways Heritage Skills Training Programme before the Coronavirus pandemic cut short their placements. Katherine Martin and Kieran Chell…

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Sixth form head on life in lockdown and supporting students through COVID-19

THE team leading a £15million education complex have supported students through the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19. Head of Deeside Sixth Form Centre Miriam Riddell (pictured with children Ernie and Josephine) and Deputy Director Rob Hughes took the helm at the Flintshire site a year ago. Fast forward 12 months and they have found themselves helping…

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Coleg Cambria and Open University raising education standards for adult learners

A PARTNERSHIP between Coleg Cambria and The Open University (OU) is raising the standards of English and maths for adult learners in Wales. The north east Wales institution was tasked with helping to develop Everyday Maths and English courses in partnership with the OU and Welsh colleges. Amanda Morgan, Cambria’s Deputy Director for Essential Skills,…

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Rugby legend Jonathan Davies hosts virtual open day on traineeships with Coleg Cambria

RUGBY legend Jonathan Davies hosted a virtual open day with Coleg Cambria. The former Great Britain and Wales international – now a TV and media commentator and chat show host – joined employability mentor Carol-Ann Probert for a discussion on provision of traineeships. Organised by the Welsh Government in association with Careers Wales, Working Wales…

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Students are making their way in business thanks to Coleg Cambria apprenticeships

STUDENTS are making their way in business thanks to a well-connected college programme. Learners on the Level 3 Business course at Coleg Cambria have been securing apprenticeships and jobs in key sectors. Among those to pursue her dream career is Robyn Durham, who is currently studying for a Higher Apprenticeship with Airbus. Based at Cambria’s…

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New Kid on the block as rare Coleg Cambria goats win top agriculture awards

RARE goats won top prizes at a virtual festival of farming and agriculture. Bagot Goats from Coleg Cambria Northop won four prizes at The Greatest Online Agricultural Show. The prestigious event was contested by participants from the across the UK, notably in the Rare Breeds Society Trust’s Native Breed Section. It was there the Bagots…

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Kind Matthew creates hundreds of craft packages for children with autism in lockdown

A STUDENT with autism and his caring family have created hundreds of craft and art packages for children with learning difficulties and additional needs during the Coronavirus lockdown. Matthew Hayes volunteered to create the packs for Flintshire charity DAFFODILS, who were supported throughout by the Steve Morgan Foundation, which donated £6,776 to the project. The…

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Alumni return to college to support students hoping to follow in their footsteps

COLEG CAMBRIA alumni are supporting young students on the path to their future careers. Esther Abelian, Dr Clare Jones and Abigail Duckett are among the former learners offering support and guidance to current cohorts. All three went on to study Medicine at university after completing their studies at the north east Wales institution. They have…

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Summer Start-Up Week a big hit with student and graduate entrepreneurs

YOUNG entrepreneurs were treated to a week of inspirational online workshops and presentations on how to launch a business. TV’s The Apprentice winner Alana Spencer was among the stars and well-known industry names to appear on the first Summer Start-Up Week. Held virtually due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the programme was led by FE and…

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