Life at Coleg Gwent
There’s more to student life than what you learn in the classroom.
That Bit Extra - CG Extra
If you’re looking for fun and excitement while you’re at college, CG Extra is for you! It offers dedicated, timetabled slots for a wide range of activities including sports and fitness, volunteering, clubs and societies, music and drama and the Duke of Edinburgh award as well as helping you become more independent and improve your employability!
Join Your Student Union
Why not join the students Students’ Union on your campus and make your voice heard? As a union member you can take part in fundraising, events, campaigns and forums plus lot’s more.
Register for a TOTUM card, the UK’s number 1 student discount card, and gain access to exclusive student deals. You’ll also get your fully accredited proof of age ID completely free with your card.
Enterprise, Employability & Entrepreneurship
Both small businesses and large organisations depend on innovative minds and agile thinkers for success. So as part of your full time course, we’ll look to give you the skills and thinking that makes great entrepreneurs.
From entrepreneurship competitions to being part of the valleys innovation project, gain personal enrichment through our entrepreneurship and enterprise skills.
Put your skills to the test and compete in WorldSkills UK and Skills Competition Wales. Getting the chance to network with industry experts, you’ll develop skills such as problem solving and working under pressure, competing at international level! We’re frequently listed in the top 10 league table of winners.
British Colleges Sport Championships
Every year the college enters the British Colleges Sport Championships and every year our team returns with a host of medals you’d struggle to count on your fingers and toes. From team events like tennis and netball, to individual trampolinists and cross country runners – our students are some of the best in the UK – many following in the footsteps of our tutors who have Welsh caps and competition success in their own sports.
Join a winning team
All students can get involved in our sports teams, whether you’re competing already at elite level, or you just want to try something new whilst keeping fit and healthy. If you’re feeling competitive, join one of our netball, football and rugby teams that compete in top local, regional and national leagues.