Coleg Cambria

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Coleg Cambria
Colegcambria-logo.png
Coleg Cambria logo
Motto An internationally recognised college of excellence
Type Further Education College
Established 2013 (2013)
Principal David B Jones
Students 27,000
Location Wales, United Kingdom
Campus multiple campuses
Website www.cambria.ac.uk

Coleg Cambria in North East Wales is one of the UK's largest colleges,[1] with over 7000 full-time and 20,000 part-time students, and has international links covering four continents. Coleg Cambria was created following the merger of Deeside College and Yale College, Wrexham. Coleg Cambria began operating on 1 August 2013.[2]

It serves three local authority areas with a total population of almost 400,000: more than 12% of the population of Wales.[3] The college works in partnership with over 1000 employers including Airbus, JCB, Kelloggs, Kronospan, Moneypenny, UPM Shotton Paper and Village Bakery.[3]

Coleg Cambria won the 2015 Global Enterprise Challenge.[4]

Locations[edit]

Coleg Cambria has six campuses across North East Wales: Deeside, Yale (Grove Park and Bersham Road in Wrexham), Llysfasi, Northop and Wrexham Training.

Name[edit]

Coleg is the Welsh word for college and Cambria is the Latin name for Wales, derived from the Welsh name Cymru.

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The 'spectrum design' was developed and chosen with support from students, staff, Governors and local businesses and is intended to signify the diversity and inclusivity of the college. The spectrum mark also forms an abstract letter C.[5]

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Coordinates: 53°13′35″N 3°4′42″W / 53.22639°N 3.07833°W / 53.22639; -3.07833