Archive

January

Grŵp Llandrillo Menai publishes annual Welsh Language Standards report

We are very pleased to announce that we've published our annual report on compliance with the Welsh Language Standards 2020-21 today.

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Coleg Cymraeg appoints new Higher Education Ambassador

Coleg Cymraeg has appointed new ambassadors for 2021 to encourage more prospective students to take an interest in Welsh-medium, higher education courses.

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New winter wage subsidy scheme open to Llandudno businesses

The new ‘Retain to Innovate’ scheme is a bespoke wage subsidy initiative promoting the retention of seasonal employees or the early recruitment of employees to prepare for summer 2022.

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STEM investment brings state-of-the-art college labs to Dolgellau and Pwllheli

Brand new laboratories have been unveiled at the Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor campuses in Dolgellau and Pwllheli, as part of a £1.9m project to improve science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) facilities for college students.

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Students Take Part in Royal Navy Team-building Event

Students from Coleg Llandrillo’s Public Services department attended a team-building day with representatives from the Royal Navy, where they took part in a range of practical and classroom-based exercises.

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Art Foundation Celebrates 40 Years at Coleg Menai

Coleg Menai’s Art Foundation course, which is delivered at its Parc Menai campus, is celebrating its 40th anniversary.

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College Esports Teams Beat American Counterparts as Part of World Esports Day

Students from two of Coleg Llandrillo’s esports teams beat their adversaries from the USA in thrilling encounters as part of the World Esports Day initiative.

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Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor Art Lecturer in Race for National Award

An Arts lecturer based at Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor’s Pwllheli campus has been nominated for the ‘Hearts for the Arts’ national award.

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Chloe Encourages Young Women to Get Into the Trade Industry!

A Joinery Level 2 Apprentice is paving the way for more female students to take up a career in the construction and trade industries.

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Former Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor A-level Student Starts New Business Mid-Pandemic

Alaw Mared Jones, a former A-level student at Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor’s Pwllheli campus, started a fitness business called ‘Coached by Alaw’ during the pandemic.

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Welsh Chefs’ Partnership with College Group Celebrates Decade of Success

A successful partnership between the Culinary Association of Wales and Grŵp Llandrillo Menai spanning a decade has been celebrated with the signing of a new agreement.

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Ex-student Launches First Book!

An ex-Art and Design student has recently published their first book.

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Ex-College Marine Student Starting Navy Officer Cadetship after Harbour Apprenticeship

A Colwyn Bay student has begun his Engineering Officer cadetship with the Merchant Navy after successfully juggling work experience duties at Conwy Harbour with his Marine Engineering studies at Coleg Llandrillo.

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Coleg Glynllifon farm tractor fitted with a Hydrogen Electrolyser aims to cut emissions by 80%

Coleg Glynllifon are trialling a new and innovative method of reducing carbon emissions and fuel consumption of one of their farm tractors with the help of Farming Connect. South Yorkshire based start-up, Water Fuel systems have developed a low-cost method of reducing farm machinery exhaust emissions by up to 80% and claim fuel consumption is reduced by 20%.

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Pwllheli and Dolgellau A-level students working on a Co2 monitor project with Aberystwyth University

A-level Computer Science students from Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor’s Pwllheli and Dolgellau campuses are working on a joint project with Aberystwyth University to create and program carbon dioxide (CO2) monitors using Arduino circuit boards, which will be placed in classrooms throughout Wales.

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College Staff Member and Keen Fundraiser Hosts First Luncheon Since Pandemic Started

A Coleg Llandrillo staff member is “thoroughly delighted” after successfully organising the first fundraising luncheon in aid of her local NSPCC branch since the start of the pandemic.

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