Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor News

A student working with plants growing in the hydroponics unit at Coleg Glynllifon.

Coleg Glynllifon to showcase benefits of cutting-edge crop growing

The land-based education college is hosting a workshop on hydroponics after students and staff trialled it as a greener and cost-effective method of food production

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Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor students Osian Thomas, Lydia Matulla and Eluned Lane

Lydia, Osian and Eluned selected for Young Writer’s Course

The second-year A-level students shared their experiences after being sponsored by Pwllheli Rotary Club

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Coleg Glynllifon Agriculture and Engineering students at Agritechnica in Germany

Glynllifon students visit one of the world's largest agricultural shows

Coleg Glynllifon's Agriculture and Engineering students recently visited Agritechnica in Hanover, Germany, to learn from some of the leading experts in the field of agricultural technology.

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Lois Roberts with marine engineering students and lecturers at Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor’s Hafan campus in Pwllheli

Lois returns to tell students about her Adriatic adventures

Lois Roberts landed a job as a flotilla technician in Croatia after studying Marine Engineering at Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor, and recently returned to the Hafan campus to talk about her travels

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Iolo Williams with Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor lecturer Barbara Morgan and former students Rob Whittey, Osian Lewis-Smith and Rabia Ali

Iolo gives talk on his fascinating career to boost Kath’s Antarctic expedition

Springwatch presenter Iolo Williams visited Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor to help raise funds for former student Dr Kath Whittey, who is on her way to Antarctica as part of the Homeward Bound project

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Hollie McFarlane with her book, 'Sometimes, Mummy feels...'

Former student Hollie writes children’s book during cancer treatment

Hollie McFarlane, a former student at Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor, Pwllheli, has written a children's book while she was receiving treatment for breast cancer to help her young daughter cope with what was happening.

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Students using a laptop at Coleg Menai’s Llangefni campus

Grŵp Llandrillo Menai launches November open events

Coleg Llandrillo, Coleg Menai and Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor offer a huge range of opportunities – from vocational courses, apprenticeships and A-levels through to degrees and professional qualifications

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A tractor at Glynllifon farm

Coleg Glynllifon at the forefront of agricultural research

Tractors at Coleg Glynllifon were retrofitted with a hydrogen electrolyser to explore ways of finding a greener fuel for the future

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Engineering Work Placement Showcase Held at Coleg Menai and Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor

Engineering students from across Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor and Coleg Menai recently got to hear from major Engineering employers based in the region, at ‘Work Placement Showcase’ events.

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Dr Harri Pritchard, Dr Esyllt Llwyd and Ffraid Gwenllian from the North Wales Medical School visiting Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor’s Pwllheli campus

A-level students given first-hand insight into North Wales Medical School

Dr Harri Pritchard, Dr Esyllt Llwyd and Year 5 Medical Student Ffraid Gwenllian shared their insight into the development of the North Wales Medical School at Bangor University with Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor and Coleg Menai learners

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