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Apr 14, 2016
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Cardiff and Vale College and Principality enter into unique partnership to boost student employability

Cardiff and Vale College has entered into a unique partnership with Wales’ largest building society to further boost the employability of its students. In its first such collaboration with a further education institution, Principality Building Society will team up with CAVC in a partnership which will see the two organisations…See More
Apr 12, 2016
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Apr 7, 2016
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Mar 29, 2016
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Apprenticeship Training Agency South East Wales City Region launches new website - growing skills across the region

As the Cardiff City Deal was signed, the region’s new Apprenticeship Training Agency (ATA) South East Wales City Region has today launched its new website, making it easier for businesses to take on apprentices. ATA is an independent company established and owned by Cardiff and Vale College (CAVC) with the aim of growing apprenticeship opportunities across the South East Wales City Region. ATA will provide a low-risk, supportive solution for employers to grow their workforce by hiring an…See More
Mar 16, 2016
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Apprenticeships on the agenda at CAVC finance industry breakfast

The cream of Cardiff’s financial and professional services industry have attended an event showcasing the work of Further Education institutions in this strongly developing field.The business breakfast held in The Classroom, Cardiff and Vale College’s fifth floor restaurant at its City Centre Campus was held to highlight the…See More
Mar 15, 2016
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Job search students at Cardiff and Vale College get a powerful bursary boost

Cardiff and Vale College has launched a new initiative where businesses can provide Corporate Social Responsibility funding to help support students and help them boost their employability skills. Western Power Distribution (WPD), the electricity distribution business serving South Wales,  has recently joined a pilot scheme…See More
Mar 4, 2016
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Boxing champ Lee Selby visits CAVC

IBF World featherweight champion Lee Selby visited Cardiff and Vale College this week to give an inspirational talk to the College’s Sport students. Lee was joined by his trainer Tony Borg, brother Andrew Selby and coach Bill Reynolds, who is also a Construction lecturer at CAVC. After warming up, the Barry-born boxer…See More
Mar 3, 2016
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From Brazil to Cardiff Bay - competition winner comes to Cardiff and Vale College

The winner of a competition to promote studying English has travelled all the way from Brazil to the Bay to study at Cardiff and Vale College. Karol Cavalcante was one winner among millions of potential competitors of the English is Great competition in her native Brazil. Winners win short scholarships at English language centres…See More
Mar 1, 2016
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Feb 17, 2016
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Feb 16, 2016
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Cardiff and Vale College team in the top three in national enterprise competition

A team of students from Cardiff and Vale College made it into the top three finalists in national digital enterprise competition Syniad. Syniad, a CAVC project designed, created and implemented by College Enterprise Officer Sean Hoare, is a contest for students with a passion for all things digital. Supported by NatWest, Simply Do Ideas, Google Campus, Digichemistry and Yard Digital, it is designed to give young people the opportunity to gain and develop digital enterprise and entrepreneurial…See More
Feb 11, 2016
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New Football Academy Director and Rugby Hub Officer boost sport at Cardiff and Vale College

Cardiff and Vale College has appointed two new sports specialists to boost the College’s already high-achieving football and rugby academies. Jamie Sherwood joins CAVC from the Welsh Football Trust and will take charge of the College’s football academy as the Head of Football. Bringing with him a wealth of experience in the game,…See More
Feb 2, 2016
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Celebrating student success at Cardiff and Vale College

Cardiff and Vale College showcased the hard work and success of its learners with a glittering award evening in its new City Centre Campus.It is the first time that the College’s Annual Awards Evening has been held actually in the College. The lavish ceremony took place in CAVC’s £45m new City Centre Campus, which opened its…See More
Dec 14, 2015
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Nov 26, 2015
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Cardiff and Vale College ICAT hosts national aerospace forum

Representatives of the Aerospace Industry from across the UK came to Cardiff and Vale College recently for a special forum to discuss the future needs of the industry. The College’s International Centre for Aerospace Training (ICAT) hosted the special business breakfast and networking event and expert panel discussion. Delegates…See More
Nov 13, 2015

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Significant investment in Cardiff International Sports Stadium to be made through CAVC and Cardiff City House of Sport partnership

Cardiff International Sports Stadium is now officially being managed by a partnership between Cardiff and Vale College and Cardiff City House of Sport after a proposal to secure the future of the facility was agreed by Cardiff Council in March 2015.

 

Effective from 1st April 2016, the…

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Released on April 13, 2016 at 13:56 —

Cardiff and Vale College joins forces with new partners to offer more Higher Education courses

Cardiff and Vale College has joined forces with a range of new partner universities to offer a range of exciting new higher education courses, enabling to people to study for a degree without leaving college.

 

The College is working with the University of Birmingham and Buckingham New University, alongside Cardiff Met, Kingston University, the University of South Wales and the University of West London to give people the opportunity to gain a university-level qualification in…

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Released on April 13, 2016 at 13:25 —

Cardiff and Vale College and Principality enter into unique partnership to boost student employability

Cardiff and Vale College has entered into a unique partnership with Wales’ largest building society to further boost the employability of its students.

 

In its first such collaboration with a further education institution, Principality Building Society will team up with CAVC in a partnership…

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Released on April 12, 2016 at 13:00 —

Skills Competition Wales success for Cardiff and Vale College learners

Cardiff and Vale College students have won an impressive seven awards in the latest round of Skills Competition Wales, in disciplines ranging from Beauty Therapy through IT to Vehicle Painting.

 

The College recently hosted six heats of the competition, including five all Wales finals, at its new…

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Released on April 6, 2016 at 13:56 —

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At 15:37 on February 19, 2010, FEnews said…
Hi Chris

Thanks for your Press Release, this has been approved and will shortly appear on FE Community and the press release section on FE News
Kind regards
Gavin
 
 
 

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