Coleg Cambria’s acclaimed University Centre will host a series of summer drop-in sessions for prospective students

The college has a wide range of higher education courses on offer in partnership with leading institutions such as Bangor, Wrexham Glyndwr, Liverpool John Moores, Swansea, and Aberystwyth universities, in addition to programmes run alongside Pearson, the national awarding body. Subjects include Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering, Animal Management, Creative Media Production, Health and Social Care, […]

Wales will be flying the flag with more representatives than any other home nation at this year’s WorldSkills UK competition

And 11 of those participating in the event – to be held across six venues in November – are from Coleg Cambria. They are in the following categories: Aircraft Maintenance: Rosie Boddy (Airbus/Cambria), Jamie Harding (Airbus/Cambria) and Tymoteusz Rozanski Beauty Therapist: Lucia Contento and Abbie Smith Beauty Therapy Practitioner: Isabelle Bailey Construction Metalwork: Rhys Stanhope Manufacturing Team Challenge: James Coyle, Benjamin Wynn and Kumnan Lipdo Network Infrastructure Technician: Cameron Thompson Congratulating […]

Skilled engineers, builders and the trades are being urged to consider a future in education

Coleg Cambria is holding a recruitment event at its Institute of Technology in Deeside from 5pm-7pm on Wednesday July 13. Following on from the success of last week’s Digital Manufacturing Skills Expo – which welcomed more than 200 people and businesses to the Medru – Skills Factory – the institution is aiming to take on experienced workers from industry to meet demand for lecturers, technicians, and instructors at its sites across north east Wales. “The popularity of our courses […]

Leaders in the forestry sector have joined forces to launch a new skills programme

Tilhill, the UK’s leading forest management, timber harvesting and landscaping company, and Foresight Sustainable Forestry Company, unveiled the Foresight Sustainable Forestry Skills Training Programme. The course is aimed at South Walian participants who will receive fully funded three-weekly training sessions in August, September, and October at Coleg Cambria Llysfasi. These will include forestry-related activities such as tree planting, quad […]

Arweinwyr yn y sector coedwigaeth yn cydweithio i gyflwyno rhaglen sgiliau newydd

Mae Tilhill, un o brif gwmnïau rheoli coedwigoedd, cynaeafu coed a thirlunio’r DU, a’r cwmni Foresight Sustainable Forestry, wedi datgelu rhaglen hyfforddi newydd, Rhaglen Hyfforddi Sgiliau Coedwigaeth Gynaliadwy Foresight. Mae’r cwrs wedi ei anelu at ymgeiswyr o Dde Cymru a fydd yn cael tair wythnos o hyfforddiant wedi’i ariannu’n llawn yn ystod mis Awst, Medi […]

Students who joined a leading college as teenagers on an employment and training scheme are leaving five years later with bright futures ahead of them

Jack Morgan, 20, and 23 year-old James Griffiths started their FE journey with Coleg Cambria Yale in Wrexham on the UK Government’s Kickstart programme. After exploring different subjects, they found qualifications that suited their skillsets and interests and have now completed Level 3 qualifications that will prepare them for careers in event management and football coaching. James, a former St Joseph’s High School pupil from […]

More than 200 students, businesses and visitors descended on Coleg Cambria Deeside for a cutting-edge celebration of skills and engineering

The inaugural Digital Manufacturing Skills Expo was held at Medru – The Skills Factory and welcomed the cream of UK industry. Among them were companies such as Universal Robots, Manchester Metrology, Alpha 3 Manufacturing, KUKA, Innovative Physics, Broetje Automation, RARUK Automation, Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC Cymru), Croft Additive Manufacturing Ltd, WHM-Robotics, Omnia-NW Ltd, Mark 3D Ltd, […]

Wheels are in motion for the return of a popular family fun day

The second Bersham Wheels event takes place at Coleg Cambria’s Bersham Road site in Wrexham from 10am to 3pm on Saturday July 9. Many of the region’s top car, scooter, and motorcycle organisations will be in attendance, as well as enthusiasts displaying their own impressive vehicles. Karl Jackson, Assistant Principal for the Institute of Technology, said: […]

A former college student now treading a successful career in politics returned to celebrate the success of work-based learners and apprentices at an annual awards ceremony

Alyn and Deeside MS Jack Sargeant was special guest at Coleg Cambria’s Student Awards, where he handed out prizes to 29 winners in a range of categories, from Engineering and Construction to Childcare and Business Administration. During an inspirational speech at the Hafod building in Wrexham, Jack reflected on his own time at Cambria, which […]