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Four winners announced in Coleg Cymraeg Associate Lecturer Awards

16 July 2020

The Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol has announced the four winners of its Associate Lecturer Awards for 2019-20.

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Medi Gwenllian Wins Gwynedd Council Scholarship Worth £3,000

Monday 06 July 2020

Medi Gwenllian Morgan from Ysgol Tryfan, Bangor, is the winner of this year’s Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Gwynedd Council Scholarship.

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New app helps police officers, the fire service and paramedics to communicate in Welsh

Tuesday 23 June 2020

On the United Nation’s Public Service Day the Coleg Cymraeg is launching a new app to support public sector and emergency workers including police officers, the fire service and paramedics to communicate in Welsh with the public.

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First virtual conference for the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol

22 June 2020

In response to the Covid-19 crisis and the current lockdown period, the Coleg Cymraeg is pleased to announce that its annual research conference will be held online this year on 1 July 2020.

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Scholarship worth £1,500 available for everyone studying part of their university course through the medium of Welsh

8 June 2020

The Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol is today announcing that it is extending its Incentive Scholarship Scheme to incude every student starting university in September 2020 who chooses to study at least 40 credits through the medium of Welsh. Scholarship holders will receive £500 per year (or £1,500 over three years).

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'Golwg ar Gelf' art exhibition moves online as a result of the Covid-19 crisis

13 May 2020

The 'Golwg ar Gelf’ art exhibition, featuring a wide range of work from Welsh language students from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Cardiff Met and Coleg Sir Gar, will move online this year as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.

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Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Launches New Website for Welsh-Medium Learning Resources

Monday 27 April 2020

The Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol is launching a new website today (Monday 27 April) which includes a wealth of Welsh-medium post-16 learning resources which will support learning from home during the current exceptional situation.

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New Chair of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol's Board of Directors Appointed

25 March 2020

The Board of Directors of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol have announced that Gareth Pierce will be the new Chair of the Coleg’s Board of Directors from 1 April 2020.

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Welsh Language Resources Available to A Level and University Students

25 March 2020

Hundreds of Welsh-medium learning resources are available for free for university students and year 12 pupils who are studying at home as a result of the Coronavirus crisis.

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COVID-19: Update from the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol

19 March 2020

This message summarises some of the measures the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol has taken during the current uncertainty. The Coleg is taking this action in order to take into account the health, safety and welfare of staff, students, friends of the Coleg and the wider community.

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Health Minister announces funding to support more Welsh speaking medical and dental students.

On a visit to Cardiff University’s School of Medicine today (Thursday 6 February 2020), Health Minister, Vaughan Gething AM, will announce Welsh Government funding for a scheme to support more Welsh speaking prospective medical and dental students to successfully apply to university.

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Launch of Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol's five year Strategic Plan

5 February 2020

The Education Minister, Kirsty Williams AM, is joining the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol at an event in the Pierhead building, Cardiff Bay, today (Wednesday 5 February) to launch the Coleg’s Strategic Plan for the next five years

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Coleg Appoints First Ever Further Education and Apprenticeship Ambassadors

Thursday 30 January 2020

The Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol has appointed its first ever ambassadors from the Further Education and Apprenticeship sectors in order to help promote bilingual skills within Further Education Colleges and the apprenticeship sectors.

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Further Education and Apprenticeships Board Established

6 November 2019

National board established to drive forward Welsh language and bilingual agenda in Further Education and Apprenticeships

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Awards for Aberystwyth University Students

Wednesday 03 July 2019

Two Aberystwyth University students have won awards in memory of two of our nations greats. Michelle Rafferty and Iestyn Tyne will receive the Gwobr John Davies and the Gwobr Gwyn Thomas Awards at a special event at the National Eisteddfod in Conwy in August.

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Reward to Recognise Rebecca’s Outstanding Contribution to Welsh Language

02 July 2019

The Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol is delighted to announce that Rebecca Martin from Swansea University is the fifth winner of the Gwobr Merêd Award.

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The Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Appoints New Members to the Board of Directors

Thursday 11 April 2019

The Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol has announced the appointment of four new members to the Coleg's Board of Directors. Meri Huws, Gareth Pierce, Nia Elias and Angharad Lloyd-Williams will start their positions at once and will remain in post for a period of four years.

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Over 450 University Staff Benefit From Work Welsh Project

Wednesday 27 March 2019

Over 450 staff throughout Welsh universities have benefited from the Work Welsh project over the past year.

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Fframio Uchelgais - Merthyr Tydfil College

01 February 2019

A group of performing arts, music and media learners from Merthyr Tydfil College have recently been involved in a workshop to help promote the Welsh language at the College, thanks to a grant from the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol.

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Bilingual Health and Care Conference

02 February 2019

A bilingual Health and Care Conference was held recently at Cardiff and Vale College, sponsored by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol.

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Launch of Towards A Million Welsh Speakers – The Further Education and Apprenticeships Action Plan

24 January 2019

Today the Minister for Education, Kirsty Williams, will launch an ambitious action plan to transform Welsh-medium and bilingual opportunities in the Further Education and Apprenticeship sectors.

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Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol appoints student Ambassadors

14 January 2019

The Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol has recruited ambassadors with the aim of encouraging more prospective students to study part of their degree courses through Welsh. For the first time this year, the ambassadors were recruited following an interview as well as an application form.

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Towards A Million Welsh Speakers - The Further Education and Apprenticeships Action Plan

11 December 2018

The Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol today welcomes the announcement of the Cabinet Secretary for Education, Kirsty Williams and the publication of the Action Plan to significantly develop Welsh and bilingual provision in the Further Education and Apprenticeship sectors.

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A study into the work of Saunders Lewis wins the University of Wales Sir Ellis Griffith prize

12 Hydref 2018

A Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol lecturer at Aberystwyth University is this year’s recipient of the University of Wales Sir Ellis Griffith Prize.

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Cydymaith i Gerddoriaeth Cymru Launch Event

28 September 2018

On Thursday, September 27th, at Powis Hall, Bangor University, an event was held to mark the launch of a new and highly significant volume on music in Wales.

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A Chance For Two Students To Win The William Salesbury Scholarship worth £5,000

12 March 2018

This year students who aim to study 100% of their course through the medium of Welsh have the opportunity to apply for the William Salesbury Scholarship which is worth £5,000.

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Student Ambassadors Appointed to champion studying through the medium of Welsh

15 January 2018

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