Entries by Catherine Tucker

Bridgend College Annual Awards

Bridgend College was proud to host its 2015 Annual Awards evening at the beginning of July, with RICS as Bronze Event Sponsor. The event was an opportunity to celebrate not only outstanding academic achievement but also individual commitment to study and determination to succeed. Over 30 learners received awards for demonstrating commitment and motivation to their […]

VQ Learner of the Year Awards

Bridgend College is delighted to announce that two of its former learners have been shortlisted for the 2015 VQ Learner of the Year. Organised by the Welsh Government’s Department for Education and Skills (DfES), the National Training Federation for Wales (NTfW) and CollegesWales, the VQ Awards help to showcase individuals and organisations that have raised […]

Best HE film at the Learning Onscreen Awards

Lexx Oliver an extremly talented student at Bridgend College won best HE Film at the Learning Onscreen Awards @ BFI Southbank last Thursday. The ‘Learning on Screen’ awards is the only UK awards celebrating media production in learning, teaching and research, now in its eleventh year. Each year, broadcasters, production companies, education institutions, museums, publishers, charities, […]

Bridgend College win Silver at the RHS Show

Melinda Thomas, a second year HNC Horticulture student, won silver at The Royal Horticultural Show in Cardiff. Melinda designed a garden, sponsored by Macmillan Cancer, to compete at the prestigious RHS Show over the weekend of 17th-19th April. Bridgend College also had a stand in the Education tent with an impressive living wall on display. […]

Parliamentary representative visits Bridgend College

Conservative candidate Meirion Jenkins visited Bridgend College for the run-up of the General Election in May. Our students and staff took this opportunity to ask Meirion some hard-hitting questions about issues close to home and also about the General Election. Issues raised were the recent funding cuts the College has just received and also the […]

USA Work Experience

Adult Learner Joseph Frampton has succesfully secured work experince at the distinuished PGA Harbour Town Golf Links in America thanks to his time at Bridgend College’s studying Sports Turf and Maintenance. For the last four years Joseph has worked at Southerndown Golf Club and has attended Bridgend College’s Pencoed Campus on a day release basis […]