News and Events
Minister sees local benefits of Skills for Industry investment
Skills for Industry (SFI) is supported by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government, and aims to increase the skills levels of employed individuals by supporting the delivery of training through a wide range of courses and qualifications.
Refurbishment of Tycoch campus begins
The redevelopment of the front of Gower College Swansea’s Tycoch campus is set to begin, with the old façade to be replaced with new and improved facilities that will benefit all students and staff.
Together with Welsh Government support, the College will be investing over £3.5million in the project which will see contractors TRJ create modern learning and social accommodation.
Dydd Miwsig Cymru
Mi oedd campws Gorseinon Coleg Gwyr Abertawe dan ei sang wythnos diwethaf wrth i ni ddathlu Dydd Miwsig Cymru – diwrnod cenedlaethol wedi’i sefydlu er mwyn dathlu cerddoriaeth cyfrwng Cymraeg cyfoes.
Welsh Language Music Day
Gower College Swansea’s Gorseinon campus was full to the brim last week when it celebrated Welsh Language Music Day – a national day established to celebrate modern Welsh language music.
Relocation of Tycoch reception
We are pleased that refurbishment work at Tycoch is starting and therefore we will be relocating Reception from the front of the Tycoch Campus to the old Faculty Office in the Engineering Block with effect from Monday 13 February.
Signs will be put up to direct the public. Parking will also be available for disabled badge holders and visitors outside the new Reception area.
Lecturer heads to Hungary to present Tidal Lagoon project
A Science lecturer from Gower College Swansea has been selected to attend the largest European educational fair, which will see primary and STEM teachers from 30 countries gather to exchange innovative teaching concepts and present their most innovative ideas.
Mock interviews for Bridge students
Students taking part in the Bridge Programme at Gower College Swansea were involved in a recent ‘mock interview’ day which introduced them to potential employers from the local community.
Farewell to Diane
The International team at Gower College Swansea bids a fond farewell to Diane Ren (second left) who recently completed a 12 week teaching placement with the Business and Economics team at the Gorseinon campus.
Diane will now return to Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) to start teaching on their new A Level programme, for which Gower College Swansea is a partner.
College in the running for more accountancy awards
Gower College Swansea has been nominated in three categories at an upcoming awards ceremony organised by PQ Magazine, a publication specifically for part qualified accountants.
The college has been nominated in the categories of:
Upcoming temporary Sports Hall closure (Tycoch)
Due to the floor being resurfaced, the Sports Centre Hall at Tycoch will be closed from Friday 17 February to Sunday 26 February.
It will also be necessary to close the entire Sports Centre for some of this time - from Tuesday 21 February to Sunday 26 February - while this work is completed.
The Sports Centre will reopen as normal on Monday 27 February at 6.30am.