Deeside College

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Deeside College (Welsh: Coleg Glannau Dyfrdwy) is a further education college situated in Connah's Quay, Flintshire, North Wales. Following Welsh Assembly Government approval, Deeside College and Coleg Llysfasi merged on 1 August 2010. The new institution, which is one of the largest in Wales and the United Kingdom, provides courses for almost 22,000 students each year, employs over 1000 staff, and has an annual income approaching £40million.

The Deeside College Group of Colleges encompasses four colleges across North Wales; Deeside College, Coleg Llysfasi, Northop College and Wrexham Training.

They also have a learning facility with internet access and café at the Futures@Holywell centre, and over 20 learning centres across the local communities of Flintshire, Denbighshire and Wrexham.

Its web site is

Bilingual college

At Deeside College, both Welsh and English languages are used. The college has a Welsh language scheme fostering the equal treatment of English and Welsh, a pdf detailing which can be accessed here:


Distance learning

The college offers courses at a distance via the internet with learndirect. (

Online learning for on-campus students

The college has a Learning Zone with computers to give access to online resources to students. (

Open Educational Resources (OER)

No evidence of OERs found.


Moodle is the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) at Deeside College.

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