Skilled students were on hand to give hard-working health staff some much needed respite

A group of learners from Coleg Cambria Yale provided complementary wellbeing treatments for clinicians, medical students, and administrative workers in the Medical and Dental Education Department at Wrexham Maelor Hospital, including haircuts and back and scalp massages. Cambria’s Hair and Beauty Commercial Manager Sarah Edwards joined the 12-strong cohort for the community event, designed to […]

Primary school children enjoyed a sporty summer with Coleg Cambria

A group of primary school students who enjoyed a sporty summer with Coleg Cambria

The college’s Active Cambria programme held free sessions for youngsters across north east Wales, funded by the Welsh Government’s £7m Summer of Fun scheme and the StreetGames Fit and Fed programme. Cambria hosted six weeks of activities which included athletics, health and fitness exercises, football, arts and crafts, and dance. With nearly 200 young people attending the Yale Wrexham […]

Coleg Cambria learner Rhiannon Bartley has been named Tilhill Diploma Student of the Year

Rhiannon, from Wrexham, currently studying at Llysfasi, received a specially carved wooden trophy along with £250 prize money, presented by John Ferguson, Tilhill Senior Forest Manager. The 29 year-old, who also works for Ecological Land Management in Wrexham, said: “It’s been an incredible two years at Llysfasi and I’m grateful to have spent the pandemic years […]

Students who joined a leading college as teenagers on an employment and training scheme are leaving five years later with bright futures ahead of them

Jack Morgan, 20, and 23 year-old James Griffiths started their FE journey with Coleg Cambria Yale in Wrexham on the UK Government’s Kickstart programme. After exploring different subjects, they found qualifications that suited their skillsets and interests and have now completed Level 3 qualifications that will prepare them for careers in event management and football coaching. James, a former St Joseph’s High School pupil from […]

A former college student now treading a successful career in politics returned to celebrate the success of work-based learners and apprentices at an annual awards ceremony

Alyn and Deeside MS Jack Sargeant was special guest at Coleg Cambria’s Student Awards, where he handed out prizes to 29 winners in a range of categories, from Engineering and Construction to Childcare and Business Administration. During an inspirational speech at the Hafod building in Wrexham, Jack reflected on his own time at Cambria, which […]