Caerleon College - Date Unknown
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Can anyone out there put a date to this photo? Or a name to a face? Or tell us what the occasion is?

The college (formally named the Monmouthshire Training College) opened in 1914 to train male students as teachers, in the same year a college opened in Barry to train female teachers. It was not until 1962 that Caerleon College admitted female students. A rapid expansion followed… from 140 students to 750.

Recent history includes a serious fire in 1992 which fortunately left the familiar landmark of the clock tower undamaged. In 1996 the college became the University of Wales College, Newport; and in 2003 it was renamed the University of Wales, Newport.

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