News and Events

01
Apr

Digital Technology students win at EESW!

A team of Digital Technology students from Gower College Swansea have performed exceptionally well at the recent Engineering Education Scheme Wales (EESW) finals at Swansea University Bay Campus - winning the 'Best College in Wales' category.

01
Apr

Pupils enjoy motor vehicle tasters

Birchgrove Comprehensive pupils have enjoyed a motor vehicle taster session as part of the Kick Start Programme at Gower College Swansea.

22
Mar

Skills Competition success for electronics student

A 17-year old from Gower College Swansea has won Gold in the electronics final of a national skills competition.

Skills Competition Wales is a Welsh Government-backed series of events designed to celebrate vocational skills and create a highly skilled Welsh workforce for the future.

21
Mar

Economics students take top prizes

A team of A Level Economics students from Gower College Swansea recently competed in a OSTC Wales Trading Competition and took the top honours in two separate categories.

17
Mar

Marriott Head Chef visits college kitchens

Catering and Hospitality students at Gower College Swansea were recently visited by the Swansea Marriott Executive Head Chef, Gareth Hope.

Gareth enjoys very close links with the department and employs no fewer than five of their past and current students in his kitchens.

08
Mar

ESOL students 'walk in her shoes'

ESOL staff and students from Gower College Swansea have completed a sponsored walk for the 'Walk in Her Shoes' campaign, to coincide with International Women’s Day.

Around 60 students walked from the Llwyn y Bryn campus to Brynmill and Singleton Parks and then along Swansea Bay, through the city centre and back again.

01
Mar

College nominated for two TES FE awards

Gower College Swansea has been shortlisted in two categories at the prestigious TES FE Awards 2016.

One of the two categories is the overall ‘FE College of the Year.’

01
Mar

Students encouraged to make better lifestyle choices

AS Health and Social Care students recently organised a special event - ‘Making Better Lifestyle Choices' - as part of their A Level qualification and in conjunction with the college's Kick Start Programme.

The students were required to research factors that affect the health of a specific target group and they chose to look at young people aged 16-20.

25
Feb

Theatre students' progression success

Technical Theatre students from Gower College Swansea recently spent the afternoon in workshops with Andy Franks, Production Director at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.

The workshops covered opportunities in the technical theatre industry, communication skills for production meetings, and a very entertaining ‘show cueing’ exercise.

25
Feb

GCS named Accountancy College of the Year (Public Sector)

Gower College Swansea has been named Accountancy College of the Year (Public Sector) at the prestigious PQ Magazine awards, a publication specifically for part qualified accountants.

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