News and Events

16
Sep

Jonathan Rogers to join Music teaching team

Gower College Swansea has appointed a new Curriculum Leader for A Level Music and he is a very familiar face within the local music community.

Jonathan Rogers, a former student of the College, is currently Head of Music in Penyrheol Comprehensive and has an excellent reputation as conductor, arranger, soloist and musical director.

16
Sep

Award represents turnaround for Joshua

Plumbing student Joshua D’Auria has returned to Gower College Swansea for the new term with a Young Apprentice of the Year award under his belt.

He scooped the award over the summer at the Swansea Bay Young Achievers event, held in association with Nation Hits.

16
Sep

Maths students celebrate 100% module success

A group of AS and A Level Mathematics students at Gower College Swansea have been congratulated after obtaining 100% in one or more modules, including Core Mathematics, Further Pure, Mechanics and Statistics, in their external examinations.

16
Sep

Primary to Professional collects award from Westminster

The team behind an innovative Swansea project that helps kick-start the careers of budding entrepreneurs from primary schools, secondary schools, Further and Higher Education has collected an award from Westminster.

31
Jul

Sri Lanka Developments

British Cosmetics recently approached Gower College Swansea’s agent in Sri Lanka with an interest in developing a partnership in delivering UK standard L3 qualifications to their students.

31
Jul

European visits

Around 50 STEM students had the opportunity to travel to Europe for three-week work placements during 2013/14.

Digital Technology students headed to Germany, IT students to Denmark, Motor Vehicle students to Netherlands and Engineering students to Malta. In addition, Plumbing and Electrical apprentices travelled to Finland and Malta.

16
Jul

Hairdressing students raise funds for Maggie’s

Gower College Swansea students at the Broadway Hair, Beauty and Holistics Centre have been busy raising money for charity. The full time Level 3 Hairdressing students presented a cheque for over £300 to Lucia Smith from Maggie’s.

11
Jul

Innovative School / College project scoops Enterprising Britain Award

An innovative Swansea project which helps kick-start the careers of budding entrepreneurs from primary schools, secondary schools, Further and Higher Education has scooped a national prize.

02
Jul

Dragon Multi-skills and Sport Festival

Gower College Swansea recently held two days of activities for primary school pupils at the Elba sports complex in Gowerton. The college linked with the City and County of Swansea Active Young People team to deliver the Dragon Multi-skills and Sport Festival. This annual event attracted over 566 pupils from eight local schools.

02
Jul

Sean wins Institution of Engineering and Technology award

Gower College Swansea student, Sean Sarsfield, has won the prestigious Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Further Education award for south west Wales. The presentation was made by the Chairman for the 2013/2014 session of the IET Local Network for Wales South West.

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