All News tagged with 'merthyr-college'

Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week

March 5, 2013

Deputy Minister for Skills Jeff Cuthbert will celebrate National Apprenticeship Week at the College at Merthyr Tydfil on Monday (11th March) at an event to introduce young learners and employers to the benefits of apprenticeship schemes.

Cornerstone for new education development laid in Merthyr Tydfil

March 22, 2012

Jeff Cuthbert Deputy Minister for Skills will lay the first cornerstone in the building of a new tertiary development in the centre of Merthyr Tydfil today, Thursday 22 March.

Merthyr Learning Development gets Name

February 7, 2012

‘The College @ Merthyr Tydfil’ has been announced as the official name for the new tertiary development due to open in Merthyr Tydfil in 2013.

Official: Merthyr Tydfil students are first class

July 22, 2011

Five students from Merthyr Tydfil have graduated from the University of Glamorgan with First Class Honours Degrees in Business and Management.

Merthyr's Economy Boosted as First Minister Opens Workshop Complex

March 16, 2011


A state-of-the-art centre for vocational education has been opened today by Carwyn Jones, First Minister of Wales, at Merthyr Tydfil College. The facilities aim to support and develop industry in the Heads of the Valleys, and are a joint creation of the College and the Welsh Assembly Government. More than 200 full and part-time students from across the construction industry will learn their trades in the new workshops, together with over 100 trainee engineers and motor vehicle mechanics.

Merthyr College Students quiz Lord Tebbit

February 22, 2011

Students from the Foundation Degree in Film and Video have worked with producers from BBC Wales and staff from Merthyr Tydfil College to produce a short film- Message from Merthyr

UHOVI (Universities Heads of the Valleys Institute) launched today

November 3, 2010

Today (Wednesday 3rd November) sees the official launch of UHOVI, the groundbreaking Higher Education initiative for the Heads of the Valleys region. Welsh Assembly Government Minister for Education, Leighton Andrews AM will formally launch the project during an event this morning in Llanhilleth, Blaenau Gwent.

Glamorgan Group reaffirms Welsh Language commitment with new scheme

October 11, 2010

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The Glamorgan Group launched its new Welsh Language Scheme today, 11 October 2010. The Scheme is the first of its kind, and brings together the three members of the Glamorgan Group – The University of Glamorgan, the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama and Merthyr Tydfil College under a unifed Welsh Language Scheme.

New Construction and Technology Centre for Merthyr

July 28, 2008

The Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills, of the Welsh Assembly Government has approved, in principle, the application for a capital grant support of £1,950,000 for a Construction and Technology block at Merthyr Tydfil College.

Myfanwy Theatre Opens in Merthyr

April 16, 2008

Following a £750,000 refurbishment, Merthyr Tydfil College’s theatre is being opened tonight, 16th April, with a celebration of musical theatre.

Queen's Award for Janet

May 2, 2007

On 21st April, the Queen’s birthday, the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise Promotion were announced and Janet Scicluna, a lecturer at Merthyr College, University of Glamorgan, was among the prestigious list.

President's Award for Luke

March 2, 2007

Luke Sayce, a Skillbuild trainee at Merthyr Tydfil College, University of Glamorgan has been awarded The President’s Award for Volunteering 2006.

Merthyr College celebrates 100th business milestone

November 16, 2006

Merthyr College, University of Glamorgan today celebrates a milestone of helping 100 budding entrepreneurs to get on the ladder to business success.

Merthyr Enterprise Lecturer is Top UK Adviser

October 20, 2006

Janet Scicluna, a part-time Enterprise lecturer at Merthyr College has been named as the UK’s top Business Advisor, beating off competition from around 2,000 applicants.

Master Builder Title for Nicholas

October 19, 2006

21 year-old builder Nicholas Powell has won a top award at this year’s Wales Master Builder of the Year Awards.

Film Producer's Merthyr Visit

August 2, 2006

Internationally renowned Welsh film producer Karl Francis has visited Merthyr this month to hold a series of workshops with local people as part of the University of Glamorgan’s Merthyr Media Project.