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Join the Cardiff and Vale College Family and go on a Wellbeing Walk for Velindre

Staff and students from Cardiff and Vale College (@CAVC) have been going on Welfare Walks to raise money for Velindre Cancer Centre (@VelindreCC).

Cardiff and Vale College awarded quality mark for its commitment to young carers

@CAVC has been awarded the prestigious Quality Standard in Carer Support (QSCS) by the @CarersFed in recognition of the work it does with young carers. CAVC supports a large number of young carers that come to learn with the College each year, balancing their learning with the responsibility of caring for others. The Federation noted that the College has identified the problems facing young carers, and has put a dedicated Wellbeing Officer in place to work with them.

From Junior Apprentice to university level learner, CAVC Film student Ray is in the picture

One of the first students to take part in a sector-leading programme designed by Cardiff and Vale College (@CAVC) to prevent young people dropping out of education has just started studying for a degree.

CAVC wins FE Awards for its focus on digital skills and its work with the local community

Cardiff and Vale College (@CAVC) has been crowned as the best college in the country for its focus on digital skills and its contribution to the local community. The awards celebrate the best of the best in FE and CAVC won in two categories – Outstanding Use of Technology in Teaching, Learning and Assessment and Contribution to the Local Community.

Cardiff and Vale College celebrates Black History Month

Cardiff and Vale College (@CAVC) is celebrating the cultural diversity of South Wales this October by supporting #BlackHistoryMonth  Black History Month (BHM) recognises and highlights the cultural impact made by black people in the UK. BHM is a celebration of all those who make a difference not because of the colour of their skins, but because of their actions.

Cardiff and Vale College - still the only Microsoft Showcase College in Wales

In a time when more and more people are working and learning from home using information technology, @CAVC has retained its title as the only @Microsoft Showcase College in Wales.

Cardiff and Vale College Aero student Kierran has won an Inspire! Award for turning his life around

A horrific fall whilst serving in Kenya put his Army career on hold but Kierran James has just won an award for learning against the odds.

Cardiff and Vale College is one of the first colleges to work with the WorldSkills UK Centre of Excellence

Young people in the Capital Region are set to benefit from a radical new approach to delivering high-level skills following the induction of Cardiff and Vale College (@CAVC) to the WorldSkills UK Centre of Excellence today (21st September).

Cardiff and Vale College welcomes back its Sports Academies for socially distanced pre-season training

@CAVC has welcomed back its talented Sports Academies students for socially distanced, non-contact pre-season training.

Cardiff and Vale College celebrates the successes of A Level & BTEC lockdown learners

@CAVC is celebrating learners who have beaten the constraints of lockdown to achieve excellent results, secure top university places and progression routes.

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