FE2HE Consortium 

Cardiff Metropolitan University is proud to be a member of the FE2HE Consortium, which also comprises Bridgend College, the College, Ystrad Mynach, Cardiff and Vale College, and St David’s Catholic College, Cardiff.

The Consortium aims to provide a framework for higher education level studies to be undertaken at member further education colleges and to assist with student progression to Cardiff Metropolitan University as well as meeting employer-led demand for developing skills and training.

FE2HE Facts

Members of the FE2HE Consortium:

  • Bridgend College
  • Cardiff and Vale College
  • Coleg y Cymoedd
  • St David’s Catholic College, Cardiff
  • Cardiff Metropolitan University 

FE2HE Consortium is governed by two committees:

  • Steering Group: its members are the Principals and Chairs of Governors of each FE College and Cardiff Metropolitan University’s Chair of Governors and Vice-Chancellor.
  • Executive Group: Its members are the Vice Principals of each College and Cardiff Metropolitan University’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Learning & Teaching).

Aims & Objectives of FE2HE Consortium:

  • To provide a framework for HE level studies to be undertaken at member FE Colleges.
  • To aid the progression of students from member FE Colleges to study higher education at Cardiff Metropolitan University.
  • To develop collaborative academic developments to target audiences.
  • To meet employer-led demand for training.
  • To meet the Welsh Assembly Government agenda for widening participation detailed in Reaching Higher/Reaching Wider.

The target audience of the FE2HE Consortium:

  • Decision-makers in Wales.
  • Potential students, from full-time school leavers to part-time adult learners.
  • Career advisers e.g. Go Wales.
  • Employers.