News and Events

19
Oct
Brand new student facility launched at Gorseinon Campus

Brand new student facility launched at Gorseinon Campus

As a result of a £2m investment by Gower College Swansea, students at the Gorseinon Campus will soon be able to take a break between classes in a brand new social space – the Coffee Hut.

The Gorseinon Coffee Hut, which has been officially opened by Secretary of State for Wales, Alun Cairns MP, is a first floor extension to the existing refectory block.

17
Oct
Students enjoy textiles workshop

Students enjoy textiles workshop

AS and A Level Textiles students from Gower College Swansea have enjoyed a weaving workshop with Llio James, a Welsh practitioner with a strong interest in developing the relationship between hand weaving and the traditional woollen industry within Wales.

16
Oct

Recruitment of new corporation board members

The Corporation Board of the College, a body of 20 members, is accountable for the financial solvency of the College, its sound management and the quality of the service that it provides. The Board is also accountable for the proper use of the public funds entrusted to it

15
Oct
Top 10 reasons to love your college

Top 10 reasons to love your college

  1. We offer a wide range of full time, part time, higher education and vocational courses offering something for everyone.
     
04
Oct
College supports national mental health campaign

College supports national mental health campaign

Gower College Swansea – which has recently achieved the Bronze Award, Corporate Health Standards - has now signed the Employer Pledge to tackle discrimination facing people with mental health conditions in the workplace.

04
Oct
Gold and glory for Team UK

Gold and glory for Team UK

Team UK – made up of the nation’s top young apprentices and students – has returned from the EuroSkills Finals in Budapest covered in precious medals and glory.

Among them is a former Catering and Hospitality student from Gower College Swansea.

03
Oct
Gower College Swansea Sponsors  Welsh Pro event

Gower College Swansea Sponsors Welsh Pro event

Gower College Swansea is delighted to be named as a key sponsor of the Welsh Pro, event 4 UKPSA Pro Surf Tour.

This event is part of the Nerf Clash of the Groms Series 2018, which aims to encourage the development of Wales’ junior surfers.

Held on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 October at Rest Bay, Porthcawl, the Welsh Pro is set to attract the best surfers from across the UK.

02
Oct
The sun shines on International students!

The sun shines on International students!

Some of Gower College Swansea's new International students enjoyed the spectacular views of Rhosilli Bay at the weekend.

Basking in glorious sunshine, the students trekked to the lookout house at Worms Head and then headed down to the beach where they participated in games of football, Frisbee and tag.

02
Oct
Students scoop Swansea Bay Radio awards

Students scoop Swansea Bay Radio awards

Two students from Gower College Swansea have achieved success at the Swansea Bay Radio Young Achievers Awards 2018.

Patrick Langdon-Dark won the Young Sports Star of the Year title, which was sponsored by Celtic Minor Golf Club.

Surfer Patrick was until very recently a student at the College’s Gorseinon Campus studying Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science.

01
Oct
Better Jobs, Better Futures – one year on

Better Jobs, Better Futures – one year on

An employment programme run by Gower College Swansea is celebrating a highly successful first year of delivery.

Better Jobs, Better Futures provides tailored employment and career support to unemployed individuals seeking work and to people already in work who are seeking better employment. The programme can also assist businesses that are looking to expand their workforce.

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