college of advanced technology


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college of advanced technology

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(Education) Brit (formerly) a college offering degree or equivalent courses in technology, with research facilities. In the mid-1960s these were granted university status. Abbreviation: CAT
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It was probably being interviewed by Mr Walton, head of the Northampton College of Advanced Technology, for a place on the ophthalmic optics course.
With its growth and it becoming the Welsh College of Advanced Technology (later Uwist) the rest of the Cardiff College was split into institutions for Art (Howard Gardens), Food Technology and Commerce (Colchester Avenue), and Technology (Llandaff), that in 1976 with addition of the Cardiff College of Education became the South Glamorgan Institute of Education.
Deciding to return to education, he studied A-levels in his spare time and went on to study a degree in the history of mining at Cambridge College of Advanced Technology.

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