Kaya – Festival of World Music and Arts has been cancelled and will not proceed as scheduled at our Pencoed Campus. As land owners we were informed this week that festival will NOT go ahead. Bridgend College is not involved in any ticket sales or organisation of the festival and the music acts. Please can […]
We were delighted to hold our 2017 Annual Awards evening at the Best Western Heronston Hotel & Spa in Bridgend and the end of June, with our event sponsored by Sony UK Technology Centre, Pencoed. Of the 21 learners receiving departmental awards, 2 also received additional awards with the winners announced on the night. Dewi Davies, Learner of the […]
We’re delighted to announce that at our recent Annual Awards we raised £550 to our College Charity which is 2 Wish Upon a Star! Thank you very much for everyone that donated on the night! Rydym yn falch iawn i gyhoeddi yn ein Gwobrau Blynyddol yn ddiweddar fe wnaethom godi £550 i Elusen y Coleg […]
Iwan Vasey a Level 2 Diploma Bricklaying learner here at Bridgend College recently won a gold medal in the new entrant bricklaying final of a national skills competition. Supported by the Welsh Government through the European Social Fund, Skills Competition Wales is a series of events held in colleges across the country, designed to celebrate […]
Recently our Construction learners entered for the Construction Plant Hire Association ‘Stars of the Future’ awards which were held at Bruntingthorpe Aerodome last Tuesday. We’re very proud to announce that both our Level 2 entrant Joel Price of Dawnus and Level 3 entrant Bradley Davies of TRJ were regional winners. Congratulations to all! Yn ddiweddar […]
We are delighted to have received funding from Wooden Spoon, the children’s charity of rugby to provide a brand new wet room facility within our onsite specialist Residential facility for learners with Additional Needs, Weston House. The room was officially opened by Huw Thomas and Anthony Evans from The Wooden Spoon organisation along with our […]
Our Countryside Management lecture Lyn Evans has recently won a Medal of Excellence from City and Guilds and is going as a finalist to the City and Guilds ceremony in London on June 15th where he could receive a ‘Tutor of the Year’ award. Along with this, there’s also the Lion Award up for grabs, […]
This morning our Entry 1 and 2 Certificate in Food Studies learners donated a cheque to Mrs Elin Mannion, the Urdd committee organiser at Bridgend, for the sum of £243.19 in support of the Urdd National Eisteddfod. They raised this amount of money as part of their Working Together Unit and Environment & Sustainability Unit. […]
2 Bridgend College learners shortlisted for 2017 VQ Awards We are delighted that 2 of the 12 finalists for this year’s VQ Awards are learners from Bridgend College. The VQ Awards celebrate those who use technical, practical and vocational qualifications to achieve success. They recognise learners who clearly demonstrate progression and excellence in their vocational […]
Welsh Colleges Girls Rugby win gold for the ninth season in a row! Welsh domination of the British Colleges Championship continued in Nottingham when the Welsh Colleges Girls rugby team won gold again for the ninth consecutive season. Kayleigh Powell, a second year Sport learner from Bridgend College competed at the AoC Sport National Championships […]
We are proud to have received the very rare double ‘excellent’ in our Estyn inspection. This award reflects the dedication, innovation and passion of our learners, staff, governors and partners. We are extremely pleased that the high quality of our performance has been recognised in the awards gifted to the college.
Highest Ranking FE College in the UK
In 2017, we were listed as 28th in The Sunday Times Best 100 NFP Organisations, the annual ranking of Britain’s happiest and most motivated workforces. This respected award demonstrates our commitment to both our staff and learners here at Bridgend College.’
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