£60m 'knowledge quarter' planned for Newport centre

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The University of Wales' Newport City Centre Campus would be expanded under the plans

Talks are under way to develop a £60m "knowledge quarter" in Newport centre.

The development at Newport City Campus would include the expansion of a learning campus on the riverbank and Coleg Gwent's Nash Road campus would relocate to a new building.

The University of South Wales (USW) and Coleg Gwent have formed a task force.

USW has already started investing to bring social work, early years and counselling provision together with teacher training.

Funding is likely to involve a combination of USW money raised from the sale of the former Caerleon campus, Coleg Gwent investment, commercial finance, and public investment.

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