Bridgend Jobs Hub at Cyfleoedd

Based at Bridgend College (Cowbridge Road) l Wednesday 18th August l 10am-2pm Are you currently looking for work and searching for your next step opportunity? Are you currently looking for work and searching for your next step opportunity? Then, our Bridgend Jobs Hub may help you find what you are looking for! There are a […]

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Kickstarting careers for young people

The Government’s Kickstart Scheme provides funding to create new employment opportunities for 16-24-year-olds on Universal Credit who are at risk of long-term unemployment. Bridgend College is pleased to be involved in the scheme and has already created a large number of vacancies since the scheme launched in September 2020. Cyfleoedd, meaning ‘opportunities’ in Welsh, is the College’s […]

Bridgend College receives quality mark for top careers advice and work-related education

We are delighted to have recently been awarded the Careers Wales Mark for our careers service here at the College.

The ‘Mark’ is an award designed by Careers Wales to recognise a commitment to continuous quality improvement within an educational institution to meet with the Welsh Government’s requirements that are set out in the ‘Careers and the World of Work: a framework for 11-19 year-olds in Wales’.

This is fantastic recognition of the hard work that has gone into building a new and innovative careers provision for our students, and is a testament to the vision that the College has in investing to ensure that students have access to an excellent range of opportunities and support to enhance their career prospects.

Work Placement Success!

We recently supported Megan to link up with Rebecca at Chatterbox Comms for a work placement. Here is what Megan had to say about her experience: I asked for help in getting a placement as I want to go into the journalistic/ publishing field in the future. After researching the various paths it became evident […]

Award Winning Team!

A fantastic end to a successful first year at Bridgend College End of Year Awards & Party. We were nominated for the Team Impact Award & only went and WON! We are completely overwhelmed and would like to thank everyone for their support. We look forward to many more years working with great students and […]

Annual Learner Awards Evening!

We recently celebrated the achievements of our fantastic learners at our Annual Learner Awards evening. We were also privileged to present the Employer Partnership Award to Magenta Financial Planning who we have worked closely with this year!

Our 1st Birthday Celebration!

We were proud to celebrate 1 year since Cyfleoedd began! We marked the occasion by welcoming some of our partnership employers for an Afternoon Tea and to look back at some of the achievements from this year.