Coleg Menai lecturer Eva Voma

Eva and Madeleine in Squad UK for WorldSkills Lyon 2024

Coleg Menai lecturer Eva and RWE apprentice Madeleine will compete with other shortlisted candidates to represent the UK in ‘the skills Olympics’

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The Island Reach ship in Conwy Harbour

Students carry out essential repairs for ship’s medical mission to Madagascar

The Island Reach is almost ready to set sail after Coleg Llandrillo’s Marine Engineering learners refurbished one of its generators, also volunteering with other repairs

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Potensial launch

Grŵp Llandrillo Menai Launches New Brand for Adult Learning

‘Potensial’, the new brand for adult and lifelong learning courses at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, was launched at a series of events last week.

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Lance Corporal Barry Sharp talking to students in the kitchens at the Orme View restaurant at Coleg Llandrillo

Army cooks put trainee chefs through their paces

Hospitality and Catering learners were given 90 minutes to create a three-course meal from Army ration packs at Coleg Llandrillo’s Orme View restaurant

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Multiply lecturer Paul Goode delivering a ‘Budgeting for Life’ workshop at Brighter Futures in Rhyl

Rhyl residents boost budgeting skills thanks to Multiply project

Numeracy for Living - Multiply lecturer Paul Goode delivered a ‘Budgeting for Life’ workshop at the Rhyl base of community charity Brighter Futures

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Poet Rhys Iorwerth talking to Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor A-level students at Tŷ Newydd National Writing Centre

Tŷ Newydd visit inspires students

A-level learners enjoyed sessions with some of Wales’ leading writers including Mererid Hopwood and Rhys Iorwerth

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Karl Jones, Food Technologist with the Food Technology Centre, giving Hospitality and Catering learners a butchery masterclass

Trainee chefs given butchery masterclass

Karl Jones, of Grŵp Llandrillo Menai’s Food Technology Centre, visited Coleg Llandrillo’s Orme View restaurant to show catering students how to get the most out of Welsh lamb and Welsh beef

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Former Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor student Deio Siôn Llewelyn Owen, who has been appointed a Young Trustee of Urdd Gobaith Cymru

Deio appointed Young Trustee of Urdd Gobaith Cymru

The former Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor Student Union president will represent the voice of young people in Wales’ largest youth organisation

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Coleg Menai lecturer Bryn Jones talking to competitors at the Additive Manufacturing UK selection event for WorldSkills 2024 in Llangefni

Coleg Menai hosts Lyon 2024 WorldSkills selection event

Seven young engineers are competing to represent the UK in this year’s global final - including the college’s own Eva Voma

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David Bisseker with his trumpet at Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor in Pwllheli

David selected for National Youth Brass Band of Wales

The talented trumpeter and pianist studies A-levels at Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor and was selected from more than 300 auditionees across Wales

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The map of Wales created by Paul Davies and students at Llyn Alaw reservoir

Bid to uncover sculpture by former lecturer Paul Davies

Renowned artist Paul and his students created a huge map of Wales on Anglesey in the late 1980s, and now volunteers are needed to help rediscover it

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Former Coleg Menai student Stephanie sailing

Stephanie’s charting a course for career success

The former Coleg Menai student is making waves as she targets a career as a deck officer, with the ultimate aim of one day captaining her own vessel

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Eleri Davies, Apprentice of the Year finalist.

Gold medallist apprentice accountant wants her career to make a difference

Busnes@LlandrilloMenai AAT Apprentice and Gold medallist accountant Eleri Davies is determined to make a difference in her career which is being crafted using apprenticeships.

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Shelter Cymru volunteers outside The Racecourse Ground in Wrexham

Grŵp staff help raise £1k for Shelter Cymru at Wrexham game

Melanie Reid and Moya Seaman were among a team of volunteers who gave up their time just before Christmas to collect donations for Grŵp Llandrillo Menai’s chosen charity

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Coleg Llandrillo students holding a cheque for Tŷ Gobaith after a fund-raising meal was held at the Orme View restaurant

Catering students raise vital funds for Tŷ Gobaith

Coleg Llandrillo hosted an evening meal and raffle in the Orme View Restaurant with proceeds going to the children’s hospice

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Clinical Care Practitioner and former Coleg Menai student Erin Jones

How Erin found her calling at college

Clinical care practitioner Erin Jones is training to be a nurse after studying Health & Social Care at Coleg Menai

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Alex Marshall-Wilson and the Great Britain team with their gold medals after winning the Kitakyushu Champions Cup

Alex in GB squad for Junior European Championships

The former Coleg Llandrillo student is targeting the 2028 Paralympics in Los Angeles after helping Great Britain’s wheelchair basketball team win gold in an international tournament

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Grŵp Llandrillo Menai well-being activity officer Naomi Grew at Llanddwyn Island

Naomi walks 60km to raise funds for men’s health

Well-being activity officer Naomi Grew took part in Movember’s Move For Mental Health, walking in some of North Wales’ most beautiful scenery

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Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor and Coleg Glynllifon students at the Ability Counts Football Tournament at The Barn in Parc Eirias, Colwyn Bay

Students excel in CollegesWales Sport Ability Counts football tournament

ILS and pre-vocational learners from across the Grŵp competed in the inaugural competition in Colwyn Bay, with the winners and runners-up progressing to the national finals in Cardiff

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Caitlin Etheridge, who completed her apprenticeship with Danadd Davies Dental Practice in Caernarfon

Newly qualified dental nurse will be the ‘first of many’

Busnes@LlandrilloMenai’s first dental nurse has completed her dental nurse apprenticeship, the brand new ‘Dental All Wales Qualification' which Grŵp Llandrillo Menai has developed in partnership with the awarding body Agored Cymru and Bangor University.

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Osian Roberts with his gold medal from the WorldSkillsUK National Finals

Osian praises college after WorldSkills success

Watch Coleg Menai engineering apprentice Osian Roberts in action following his gold medal in CNC turning at the WorldSkills UK finals

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Health and Social Care students taking part in an occupational therapy workshop in Dolgellau

Learners inspired by occupational therapy workshop

Students at Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor in Dolgellau learned about the role occupational therapists play in hospitals and in the community

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Anwyl Homes contracts manager John Wilson talks to the students

Construction students visit Parc Bodafon

Coleg Llandrillo learners experienced what it’s like to be on a real site when they visited the Anwyl Homes development in Llandudno

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