Bridgend College’s Enterprise Officer Ruth Rowe is responsible for embedding enterprise activities in the curriculum and supporting projects undertaken as part of the Welsh Baccalaureate qualification.
Ruth is also happy to assist students in a range of curricular and non curricular initiatives and can provide support with the following:
Starting your own business
Developing your entrepreneurial skills and networks
Funding for your business through the Fairwood Trust Enterprise Bursary at Bridgend College
One to one meetings to help you progress your business idea
Signposting to free workshops and start- up advice
Support to enter competitions e.g. Bootcamp to Business, Big Ideas Celebrated, World Skills Enterprise
Support to apply for funding or awards
Booking Big Ideas Wales Role Models to facilitate workshops for groups of learners
Extra –curricular activities e.g. Be Your Own Boss programme and events
To find out more please contact Ruth Rowe, Enterprise Officer:
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.
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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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