Dolgellau Sports and Outdoor Activities students walk the Mary Jones Trail
The outdoor recreation students at Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor were involved in a busy end of term challenge. They decided to walk the Mary Jones Trail, 28 miles from Llanfihangel y Pennant to Bala raising funds for the South Snowdonia Mountain Rescue team. Nerys Siddall from Byd Mary Jones World came to college beforehand to give an insightful talk on the story of Mary Jones added with her role at the museum.
Plans by Grŵp Llandrillo Menai to relocate its Bangor campus to Parc Menai have been approved by the Planning and Environment Decisions Wales. The project, costing around £13m to modernise the learning and training facilities available locally for young people, will be jointly funded by the Welsh Government and Grŵp Llandrillo Menai.
Midwives share their experiences with Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor Health and Care students
Ceris Wyn and Jemma Durant, both working as midwives at Ysbyty Gwynedd Bangor, recently visited Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor’s Pwllheli campus to share their experiences with the college's Health and Social Care students.
College Group Rolls Out Pods for Students Who Need Quiet Spaces
Grŵp Llandrillo Menai has become one of the first college groups in Wales to provide pods across its campuses for students who – at any time - maybe feeling temporarily overwhelmed and in need of a quiet space.
Conference discussing the value of Welsh in the digital world.
Recently experts from the digital Industries came together to discuss the value of Welsh as a skill in the digital industry. The conference was organized by Sgiliaith and Officers of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol in Grŵp Llandrillo Menai in conjunction with Hunaniaith (Menter Iaith Gwynedd).
Ex-Head of Design on Lego Video Games Quizzed by College Students
The former Head of Design of a major games company who worked on multi-award-winning LEGO video games for more than 20 years, was recently grilled by Games Development students during a Q&A session at Coleg Llandrillo.
A teenage Coleg Llandrillo student who is making waves in two wheelchair sport disciplines, recently won a tennis doubles’ competition and came runner-up in a singles event…at the same tournament, on the same day!
Ex-Catering Student Named Executive Chef at Top Australian Restaurant
An ex-Coleg Llandrillo student who decided to get a part-time job in a kitchen and enrol on a Hospitality & Catering course at Coleg Llandrillo after his GCSEs, has landed the position of executive head chef at a top Australian eatery.