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10 reasons to study with us

10 Reasons to study with us at Coleg Gwent, South Wales 
10 reasons to study with us

1. Impressive success rates

In 2013/14:

  • Overall A Level pass rate of 98% and 100% success in 27 subjects 

  • 35% of Extended Diploma students achieved triple Distinctions – the equivalent of 3 A grades at A Level

  • Overall Extended Diploma pass rate of 97%

  • 94% pass rate at Level 1

  • 92% pass rate at Level 2


2. Clear progression routes and pathways to success - whether you progress to the next level of study one of our Foundation Degrees, we help you plan how to achieve your career goals. 


3. Strong links with employers who provide work experience, Apprenticeships and placement opportunities.


4. Our experienced tutors are experts in their field so you’ll be learning from the best.


5. Support for all learners so you can excel in your course, plus additional learning support for those with learning difficulties and/or disabilities.


6. We’ve got the ‘WOW’ factor – What’s on Wednesdays are dedicated timetabled slots for enrichment activities such as sport, clubs & societies, Duke of Edinburgh, fundraising & volunteering and much more.


7. Specialist facilities like our hair & beauty salons, recording studios, ACS gas testing centre, Baxi centre, ATA motor centre, Morels restaurant, performance theatres and working farm give you practical technical experience you’ll use in the workplace.


8. We listen to learners and use feedback to improve the college experience – we’ve won national awards for our learner voice activities.


9. You’re spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing a course – we offer 34 A Level subjects and over 150 full time vocational courses, as well as 36 university-level courses.


10. You can pursue your passion as you’re studying something YOU’RE interested in, that YOU’VE chosen and that YOU want to pursue a career in.



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