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March 2011 Press Releases (69)

Career awards show how guidance can help people to turn around their lives

Institute of Career Guidance - Media release


7 March 2011


Career awards for two women who have turned around their lives 


Two Ulster women have beaten off tough competition…


Added by Anne Nicholls on March 7, 2011 at 16:04 — No Comments

Opposition to ESOL cuts grows

Opposition to ESOL cuts grows…


Added by NATECLA Coordinator on March 7, 2011 at 15:51 — No Comments

Plumbers take the plunge

Getting to grips with water is all in a day’s work for Coleg Gwent plumbing students, but it doesn't usually involve caves, rocks and the tide.  The group downed tools to tackle a different sort of challenge when they headed to the coast in Swansea.


The Level 2 students, based at Ebbw Vale Campus, took part in a coasteering teambuilding activity at the Mumbles organised by the Campus’s Public Services department.


“Students explored the…


Added by Hannah Beal on March 7, 2011 at 9:30 — No Comments

West Thames College is Fully Booked!

On Friday 4 March, West Thames College received a donation of 40 books as part of World Book Night – a national celebration of writing, books and the power of reading.


Thirty five grateful students received copies of Gabriel García Márquez’s Love in the Time of Cholera,…


Added by West Thames College on March 7, 2011 at 1:00 — No Comments

Music students go live

Listen up music fans! Great news for those who never miss the chance to go to a gig - Coleg Gwent’s music students are set to stage an exciting night of live music on Thursday 17 March.  Unlike most professional event organisers however, students will be appearing on the bill themselves as they transform from organisers into stars of the show.


Showcasing the best of local talent, the event will feature punk, indie and folk rock bands including Foreign Legion,…


Added by Hannah Beal on March 4, 2011 at 15:40 — No Comments

Naked ambition – students get lowdown from TV’s Gok Wan

Being in the right place at the right time can be what makes a career in the media so exciting, but two Coleg Gwent media students also proved a little initiative can go a long way after a chance encounter with a TV fashion icon led to the work experience of their wildest dreams.


Whilst filming a documentary on teen fashion for their course in National Diploma in Creative Media Production, students Sasha Tiley and Leah Buffin happened to be filming in Cardiff…


Added by Hannah Beal on March 4, 2011 at 12:29 — No Comments

The Big Society Explained

The Big Society Explained


As David Cameron declares the Big Society as his “mission in politics” there is still a lot of confusion over what the Big Society means to the future delivery of public services. All is to be revealed at a one-day conference on March 31st in Birmingham, organised by National Training Resources Ltd, to explain the Big Society to charities, community & voluntary sector organisations, private sector…


Added by Peter Collis on March 2, 2011 at 18:47 — No Comments

Coleg Morgannwg wins dramatic national award

News Release



Added by Aled Gamble on March 2, 2011 at 17:15 — No Comments

Personal Best Graduates visit Olympic Park



Last Thursday (24 February), a group of Surrey residents, who took part in a programme designed to help them find work opportunities,…


Added by Andy Walters on March 2, 2011 at 9:11 — No Comments

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