Over the last few years, we have won some prestigious awards and are so proud of everything we do here for our students and staff. Here is a list of awards and accolades we have recently been awarded:
Best Performing FE College 2016/17 – We are the best-performing* College in the whole of Wales according to a study conducted by the Welsh Government.
National Award for Excellence – Association of Colleges Beacon Award for Leadership and Governance
Apprenticeship Provider of the Year – Bridgend College wins the regional FE Week & AELP Apprenticeship Provider of the Year Award for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The Sunday Times Best 100 NFP Organisations – Bridgend College placed 28th in The Sunday Times 100 Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to Work For 2017 – the only FE College in Wales to be recognised in this category.
‘Double Excellent’ Estyn Inspection – The College received the rare double excellent for its current performance and its prospect for improvement. We were awarded 11 ‘Excellent’ grades and 4 ‘Good’ grades by Estyn. We are currently the only** FE College in the whole of south Wales to have a ‘Double Excellent’ report.
Tutor of the Year Medal of Excellence – Countryside Management lecturer Lyn Evans won Tutor of the Year and a Medal of Excellence from City and Guilds.
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Accord – Bridgend College were the first FE College in Wales to sign the SDG Accord. We now sit among many educational organisations from around the world.
National Award for Excellence – Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Award for the Development of Transferable Skills.
Pearson Awards 2016 – Bridgend College Travel & Tourism staff won the Pearson Silver Teaching Award for FE Team of the Year – one of only twelve teams in the country to do so.
*This data is from the All Qualifications study
**This information was correct at the time of publication March 2018