S.S. Samtampa Memorial: A community united in remembrance of Porthcawl’s maritime history 

College and CEO shortlisted for prestigious Inclusive Awards
20/09/2023
College and CEO shortlisted for prestigious Inclusive Awards

We are thrilled to have been shortlisted in two categories in the 2023 Inclusive Awards, one of the UK’s most respected diversity award celebrations. The College was shortlisted for the ‘Inclusive Culture Initiative’ award, an […]

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First female Principal appointed in College’s near 100-year history
01/09/2023
First female Principal appointed in College’s near 100-year history

We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Vivienne Buckley as the first female Principal and CEO of Bridgend College, a significant milestone as we near our centenary year. Previously the Deputy Principal of the […]

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S.S. Samtampa Memorial: A community united in remembrance of Porthcawl’s maritime history 
31/08/2023
S.S. Samtampa Memorial: A community united in remembrance of Porthcawl’s maritime history 

On 30 August, an inspiring memorial sculpture was erected in Rest Bay, Porthcawl to commemorate the men who lost their lives in the S.S. Samtampa wreck on April 23 1947. The project, led by Gary […]

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Leading behaviour specialist awards first FE partner status to Bridgend College
15/08/2023
Leading behaviour specialist awards first FE partner status to Bridgend College

We are thrilled to have received When The Adults Change (WTAC) Partner status as a Further Education (FE) College, the first given to any FE institution. The status is in recognition of the commitment to […]

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Agriculture lecturer crowned Wales’ Woman Farmer of the Year
04/08/2023
Agriculture lecturer crowned Wales’ Woman Farmer of the Year

Katie-Rose Davies, Lecturer in Agriculture at Bridgend College, has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to Welsh agriculture, receiving the title of ‘Woman Farmer of the Year’. The award, bestowed by the Welsh branch of […]

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Students hand-picked to exhibit work at UAL’s Origins Creatives
01/08/2023
Students hand-picked to exhibit work at UAL’s Origins Creatives

Digital Arts students from Bridgend College were selected to exhibit their work at Origins Creatives 2023, the annual celebration of student achievement run by the University of the Arts London (UAL). Nia Balendez and Rowan […]

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College takes home Gold at the Heist Awards
28/07/2023
College takes home Gold at the Heist Awards

Bridgend College is thrilled to have been awarded Gold for Best Event Experience at this year’s Heist Awards, which celebrates excellence in Education Marketing and Communications across the UK. Held in Manchester’s Kimpton Clocktower Hotel, […]

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Town Centre Campus development takes an exciting major step forward
27/07/2023
Town Centre Campus development takes an exciting major step forward

We are thrilled to announce that Bridgend College has taken a major step forward in its ambition of building its new Town Centre Campus development. Following a meeting with Bridgend County Borough Council on 27 […]

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Have an old school uniform? Bring it along when you enrol!
27/07/2023
Have an old school uniform? Bring it along when you enrol!

Until Friday 8 September, Bridgend College will be accepting donations of pre-loved school uniforms to gift to local schools for the start of the new academic term. Schools will then be able to distribute items […]

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