further education

Thrillseeker Hari won’t let blindness stop lifelong dream to work with horses

HARI ROBERTS has been blind since birth, but that has not stopped him living an action-packed life. A self-confessed thrillseeker, the 19 year-old has been riding horses for 10 years and is currently studying Equine Care and Management at Coleg Cambria. As well as eventing, cross country and dressage he has taken part in many […]

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Land-based college to host special centenary open day this weekend

A SPECIAL centenary open day will be held at one of the country’s top land-based colleges. Coleg Cambria Llysfasi will host the event from 10am-2pm on Saturday (June 26). Adhering to social distancing and Coronavirus safety measures, staff at the Denbighshire site – celebrating its 100th anniversary – look forward to welcoming visitors for the first […]

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Virtual college awards celebrate achievement of students in pandemic

COLEG CAMBRIA learners have achieved incredible things in the past year. And they were recognised at the college’s annual Student Awards. Sadly, a ceremony could not take place due to the Coronavirus pandemic, but that did not stop them paying tribute to those who had excelled over the last 12 months Up to 90 prizes […]

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180 people join college Eisteddfod online due to Coronavirus pandemic

A POPULAR Welsh Eisteddfod was held virtually this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Taking the event online did not stop more than 180 members of the Learn Welsh North East provision participating in the Eisteddfod y Dysgwyr (Learner’s Eisteddfod), organised by Coleg Cambria and Popeth Cymraeg. Entrants submitted their work and performances via photographs, […]

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Fron go number one in classical charts to delight of singing college tutor

DARYL STEPHENSON is on cloud nine after reaching the top of the charts with a world-renowned choir. Daryl, a work-based learning assessor at Coleg Cambria Deeside, is a tenor with the award-winning Fron Male Voice Choir. Based in the Dee Valley, they reached number one in both the Classical Artist and Classical Combined charts with […]

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Coleg Cambria will pilot dance programme for people living with Parkinson’s

COLEG CAMBRIA is to pilot a dance programme for people with Parkinson’s disease. Led by National Dance Company Wales (NDCWales) the free virtual classes will be for those living with the condition, as well as carers, family, and friends. As part of an affiliated hub of English National Ballet’s Dance for Parkinson’s programme, the initiative was […]

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Welsh film student secures prestigious Royal Television Society bursary

A NORTH WALES student has been awarded a prestigious bursary from the Royal Television Society. Former Coleg Cambria learner Ben Ledsham applied for the prize earlier this year and was “shocked and relieved” to have been among the 30 people selected from across the UK. The 21 year-old, from Coedpoeth near Wrexham, is studying for […]

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