News and Events
All Wrapped Up!
Level 3 Patisserie students at Gower College Swansea have been very busy designing, icing and decorating the annual Christmas display piece.
Maths students heading to London
Gower College Swansea recently hosted the West Wales heat of the Senior Team Maths Challenge.
The College team – Han Xuanyan, Fuhao Song, Jiachen Liang, Xiyu Zhang – won the heat which means they qualify for the national finals in London in February 2018. There, they will be up against more than 70 teams from across the UK.
Work-related opportunities for IT students
IT students at Gower College Swansea will soon have an opportunity to combine their academic studies with realistic workplace training, thanks to a new partnership with global employability programme Galaxias Tech.
Competition success for Catering and Hospitality students
Two Catering and Hospitality students from Gower College Swansea have earned places in the Worldskills UK Squad team, which could see them representing their country at the Worldskills World Final in Russia in 2019.
Level 3 student Collette Gorvette was recently ‘Highly Commended’ in the Restaurant Services competition at the Worldskills National Finals at Birmingham’s NEC.
At the end of November, three students studying at the Gorseinon campus of Gower College Swansea participated in the Urdd Regional Swimming Gala.
Scholarship students 2017/2018
Four Gower College Swansea students have been awarded scholarships for this academic year.
Receipt of a scholarship will ensure that these students receive financial and holistic support from the College as they balance studying with sporting commitments.
Swansea workforce programme continues growth
A new programme designed to strengthen Swansea’s workforce has welcomed several new appointments to its team.
Better Jobs, Better Futures, which is run by Gower College Swansea, has taken on a number of new staff within their Workforce and Recruitment teams to further develop their support for local businesses.
College retains Platinum status
Gower College Swansea has retained its ACCA Platinum Approved Learning Partner status after five years of dedicated provision.
Currently the only further education college in the UK to be awarded this highly sought-after status by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, it is a measure of the high quality training and support provided to accountancy students.