Here you will find the latest news about Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol developments. This section also contains a news archive which will store recent press releases and articles issued by the Coleg. We also frequently publish stories that relate to collaborative projects undertaken in partnership with universities in Wales. To learn more about any story published on our website, please contact the Communications Manager, Rebecca Griffiths on 0844 800 7375.
2 May 2013
To celebrate International Freedom of the Press day, Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol and the University of Wales Trinity Saint David will be launching a new innovative project, Botwm y Byd (trs. World Button), at the Wales Centre for International Affairs, Temple of Peace, Cardiff between 12.30 – 1.30 on Friday, 3 May 2013.
4 April 2013
The human body from a Welsh perspective – a new series for S4C
1 March 2013
Yesterday (February 28) the 13th edition of Gwerddon was published, the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol’s research journal. It is a special edition with a focus on articles on the hard Sciences.
27 February 2013
As part of the Coleg’s second Annual Congregation held on 26 February, three leading Welsh academics received Honorary Fellowships by the Coleg for their notable contribution to Welsh medium university education.
14 February 2013
Cardiff University has announced the creation of five new Welsh-medium lecturing posts that have been funded by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol.
25 January 2013
How about celebrating Wales’s Santes Dwynwen, the Welsh patron saint of friendship and love?
8 January 2012
It has been announced today (8 January 2013) that Dr Hywel Griffiths from the Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences at Aberystwyth University is the new deputy editor of Gwerddon, the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol’s journal.
17 December 2012
The Institute of Mathematics and Physics in Aberystwyth University is celebrating an exceptional year in terms of recruitment. Not only has the Institute recruited record numbers to study Mathematics and Physics, but the numbers studying an element of these subjects through the medium of Welsh is the best ever.
At the recent ‘Legal Wales 2012’ conference the top prize was awarded to two Welsh-medium postgraduate students who, in different ways, are very active with Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol activities.
28 November 2012
Lowri Morgan, Honorary Fellow of Swansea University will open the first event of the Swansea University Branch of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol, on the afternoon of Wednesday 5 December 2012.
13 November 2012
A multidisciplinary conference was held on 16 and 17 November at Bangor University, as a result of funding from the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol. The conference, which focused on different elements of Welsh language campaigning, was organised jointly by the School of Welsh at Bangor University and the Institute of Welsh Politics, Aberystwyth University.
31 October 2012
A multidisciplinary research conference entitled ‘Y Ferch Greadigol’ has been hailed a success. The conference, held at Bangor University’s School of Music, was sponsored by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol and provided delegates with an interesting mix of presentations by academics and research students from across Wales.
25 October 2012
Lecturers and students of Modern Foreign Languages at Bangor, Aberystwyth, Swansea and Cardiff Universities got together over the weekend to sample the delights of studying languages through the medium of Welsh.
16 October 2012
To what extent is teaching Archaeology through the medium of Welsh necessary at university? That's one of the questions to be considered as part of a special Day School at Bangor University on Saturday 27 October.
19 September 2012
With a new term for Welsh universities upon us the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol will officially launch its first academic scheme, in the presence of The Minister for Education, Leighton Andrews AM. The launch will be held on Thursday 20 September at 15:30, in the Temple of Peace, Cathays Park, Cardiff.
14 September 2012
Application forms for the Coleg’s 2013/14 academic year undergraduate scholarships have been launched on the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol’s website.
6 August 2012
An inter-collegiate moot competition was held between students studying Law at Cardiff and Aberystwyth Universities at this year's National Eisteddfod in the Vale of Glamorgan.
7 August 2012
Today (7 August) in a lecture at the Vale of Glamorgan National Eisteddfod, the author and journalist Rhys Evans stated that the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol has a ‘key place in the next chapter of the history of Wales for the Welsh language to continue to be viable’.
6 Awst 2012
The Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol is launching a Certificate in Welsh Language Skills that will acknowledge the Welsh language skills of university students. The launch will be held at the National Eisteddfod on Monday 6 August at 15:30, and Leighton Andrews AM, Minister for Education and Skills will be present.
7 August 2012
The Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol’s annual lecture at the Vale of Glamorgan National Eisteddfod this year will mark and celebrate the centenery of the birth of Gwynfor Evans. The title of the lecture is Gwynfor’s Century: Melancholy, Modernism and the Welsh Heartland and it will be delivered by Rhys Evans, broadcaster and author of the biography, Gwynfor: Rhag Pob Brad.
9 August 2012
Celebration of the Coleg's support for the study of Philosophy through the medium of Welsh.
9 Awst 2012
During the Vale of Glamorgan National Eisteddfod this year, the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol will hold an event to launch a new volume by Proffesor R. Gwynedd Parry – Cymru’r Gyfraith: Sylwadau ar Hunaniaeth Gyfreithiol. This is the first time in around thirty years an academic Welsh medium law volume has been published.
3 August 2012
Five years since establishing the Welsh multi-disciplinary journal, Gwerddon, as an electronic journal, an important milestone will be marked at an event during the National Eisteddfod this year.
7 August 2012
An event being held at the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol stand at the National Eisteddfod this year will certainly provoke a response! We will address the role of the Welsh Language in the health sector on Tuesday the 7th of August at 13:30
8 August 2012
Come to listen and contribute to a lively discussion on 'The Welsh Economy' at the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol stand in the National Eisteddfod on Wednesday, 8th August at 13:00
03 July 2012
Welsh medium music provision in higher education will expand further following the appointment of three lecturers at universities across Wales.
28 June 2012
Innovative teaching and employability will be amongst the themes discussed during the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol’s second conference to be held on 3 July at the Medrus Centre, Aberystwyth University.
19 June 2012
The Coleg held its first conference dedicated to science related subjects on Friday 15 June at Aberystwyth University.
27 April 2012
The Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol is delighted to announce a list of successful applicants for the Coleg’s Lead Scholarships for the 2012/13 academic year.