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Gower College Swansea Sports Awards 2024

Students from Gower College Swansea have celebrated another successful sporting year with a special awards ceremony at the Village Hotel.

Hosted by Kev Johns MBE, the event also featured contributions from ex-Welsh international rugby player and College lecturer Steven Jones, and football legend Lee Trundle.

Here is a full list of nominees, with the winners in bold:

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Staff promote Welsh language learning at Gwyl Tawe 2024

Menter Iaith Abertawe’s festival, Gŵyl Tawe, returned for its second year to the National Waterfront Museum. The festival once again saw performances by a whole host of alternative, contemporary artists who use the Welsh language in varied and exciting ways.

The free festival featured performances from the best of the Welsh language music scene including Parisa Fouladi and Rogue Jones on the main stage sponsored by Cymru Greadigol and bands such as Ci Gofod, Bitw and Alffa on the Gower College Swansea Stage.

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Leadership and Management learners celebrate success

Two leadership and management learners were recently awarded for their completion at a special ceremony at Norton House, Mumbles. Read more
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Students and pupils experience insightful Microsoft event

Over 160 learners from both Gower College Swansea and local secondary schools including Cwmtawe, Dylan Thomas, Penyrheol and Birchgrove recently took part (Wednesday 22 May) in an insightful event run by the College in partnership with Microsoft.

Representatives from Microsoft and their partner network shared with learners their career journeys in areas such as data, AI and cyber security, and hosted discussions and Q&As around 'Women in Tech' and 'How to start a career at Microsoft'.

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College’s Green Hwb officially launched

Staff and students at Gower College Swansea welcomed a very special guest to the official launch of their Green Hwb.

Iolo Williams, a renowned advocate for environmental conservation and a familiar face from his appearances on TV programmes such as Springwatch, The Last Wilderness of Wales, Iolo's Borderlands and Natur Gudd Cymru, was given a tour of the facilities and spent time chatting to students.

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Gower College Swansea offers fully funded training for businesses

Gower College Swansea is committed to providing customised training solutions for businesses across Wales.

With a focus on upskilling workforces and developing growth opportunities, the award-winning College is offering a number of fully funded* courses set to start at the end of May.

Areas include:

Information, advice and guidance/customer service, suitable for those working in a customer centred role, whether that is in a contact centre environment, housing services, community hubs, hospitals, hospitality or retail.

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We’re a Finalist in the British Training Awards 2024

Gower College Swansea is delighted to announce that it has been named as a Finalist in the British Training Awards 2024.

The awards celebrate the organisations and individuals that are truly passionate about the role of learning and development in building a thriving workforce.

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Adult Learning Partnership Swansea unveils new strategic plan

The Adult Learning Partnership Swansea (ALPS) is proud to announce the launch of its new strategic plan, aimed at revolutionising adult education in the local community.

Funded by Welsh Government, ALPS is a collective of prominent institutions which serves as a beacon of accessible, high-quality education, catering to the diverse needs and aspirations of local adult learners.

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Introducing Skills for Swansea: Retrain and upskill with free courses

Are you ready to discover new opportunities and enhance your skills? Look no further than Skills for Swansea, a collection of free* courses delivered by Gower College Swansea for those living or working in Swansea. Read more

Gower College Swansea achieves QSCS re-accreditation

Gower College Swansea is delighted to announce that it has achieved Carers Federation Quality Standard in Carer Support (QSCS) re-accreditation, demonstrating its continued good practice and commitment to learners who are also young adult carers.

Re-accreditation is required every three years and this ensures the College is continually improving and advancing the way it supports young adult carers, and student wellbeing as a whole.

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