Welcome to First Campus

First Campus, a HEFCW funded Reaching Wider project.  First Campus is the South East Wales Reaching Wider partnership. Our mission is to engage young people aged 10 to 16 years, and adults 21 and over with no Higher Education qualifications, from the bottom two quintiles of the Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation. We will also work with looked after children, care leavers and young carers to help reduce the barriers to education faced by these groups.

First Campus USW Cardiff Met Cardiff Uni OU RWCMD

Welcome to First Campus

First Campus, a HEFCW funded Reaching Wider project.  First Campus is the South East Wales Reaching Wider partnership. Our mission is to engage young people aged 10 to 16 years, and adults 21 and over with no Higher Education qualifications, from the bottom two quintiles of the Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation. We will also work with looked after children, care leavers and young carers to help reduce the barriers to education faced by these groups.

First Campus USW Cardiff Met Cardiff Uni OU RWCMD

Welcome to First Campus

First Campus, a HEFCW funded Reaching Wider project.  First Campus is the South East Wales Reaching Wider partnership. Our mission is to engage young people aged 10 to 16 years, and adults 21 and over with no Higher Education qualifications, from the bottom two quintiles of the Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation. We will also work with looked after children, care leavers and young carers to help reduce the barriers to education faced by these groups.

First Campus USW Cardiff Met Cardiff Uni OU RWCMD

Welcome to First Campus

First Campus, a HEFCW funded Reaching Wider project.  First Campus is the South East Wales Reaching Wider partnership. Our mission is to engage young people aged 10 to 16 years, and adults 21 and over with no Higher Education qualifications, from the bottom two quintiles of the Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation. We will also work with looked after children, care leavers and young carers to help reduce the barriers to education faced by these groups.

First Campus USW Cardiff Met Cardiff Uni OU RWCMD

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Dance Ambassadors in PE

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GCSE Food and Nutrition Workshop Series 2018-2019

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‘It’s been a very motivational experience. Many of my pupils were already thinking about coming to university but had no idea what to expect. This experience has made them realise exactly what university life is like and the variety of courses on offer. I think the opportunity to stay in the student halls has been amazing as the majority of pupils had no idea what to expect!’

Year 9 Residential

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27/10/2018 Cardiff University Open Day

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06/07/2018 Cardiff University Open Day

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  • Discovery Project 2018/19 – 5

    22nd January

    The Discovery Project is a scheme for young people with a diagnosis of ASD who are between the ages of 14 and 19 who aspire to go on to higher education.

  • Discovery Visit Day

    22nd January @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

    This event is for pupils with ASD who would benefit from learning more about university life through an open day, but without the masses of crowds.

  • Introduction to Creative Writing Skills 2

    22nd January @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Have you always wanted to write? Is it your dream to write a novel, a collection of poetry or a single short story? This course will introduce you to some of the most valuable skills needed to write creatively: imagination, confidence and perseverance.

  • Saturday Art & Design Club 2018/2019 – 8

    26th January @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

    The project offers KS4 pupils the opportunity to take part in weekly sessions in a range of Art and Design subjects in the facilities at The School of Art and Design at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

Chemistry at Christmas

07th January 2019

Year 9 pupils from Pen y Dre High School visited University of South Wales, Upper Glyntaf Campus, to experience the…

The USW Impact Awards 2018 recognised University academics for their work in highlighting some of the biggest challenges facing our…

Moby Dick – V Award Winner

21st December 2018

The V Awards are hosted by Newport’s Voice magazine each year. Moby Dick, by Newport’s Tin Shed Theatre Company, was…

Live Local Learn Local

13th November 2018

See the link below to find out more about the Live Local Learn Local project at Cardiff University, this year…

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Year 9 Residential 2018

Dechrau gwych i’n prosiect @cardiffmet @natsatclub gyda Amy @ITEcardiffmet myfriwr. Ysbrydoliaeth gan @KateMaloneTweet

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Great start to our ceramics project @cardiffmet @natsatclub after Christmas break with Amy our PGCE student who is helping us create pinch pots using artist @KateMaloneTweet as inspiration. Looking forward to seeing these develop...

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Great opportunity for young aspiring art writers! Find out more about the @artukdotorg and @PaulMellonCentr 'Write on Art' competition here: https://t.co/0jzkdcYsQ8 Deadline is 31 January.

Thinking of joining #natsatclub? "I'd say definitely do it! You're going to learn a lot of new skills, meet amazing people and it's going to be great.” Club Member, Cleveland College of Art & Design