The Community University of the Valleys Partnership is a unique partnership between the Higher Education and Voluntary sectors in the West Wales & The Valleys Region, working to develop appropriate community based lifelong learning opportunities.
Activities specifically target isolated communities, providing innovative community based learning opportunities, from informal to degree level study, offering accessible options to gain higher-level qualifications and improve skill and employability levels
The Community University of the Valleys - East is a community-based initiative of the Centre for Community and Lifelong Learning at University of Wales, Newport.
It was established at Tredegar during the summer of 2000 with financial support from the European Regional Development Fund.
Since the Spring of 2002, CUV East in partnership with the Workers Education Association, has received financial support from the European Social Fund part of the 'Progression through Partnership' Project.
CUV East reflects the University of Wales, Newport mission as a community university and its commitment to widening participation.
The project is based on the principle that disadvantaged communities are entitled to higher level learning opportunities.
For further information visit http://cuveast.newport.ac.uk