News and Events

20
Jan
'National Apprenticeship Week, 6-10 February' white text on a blue background with the white Apprenticeships and Gower College Swansea logos. Photos of apprenticeship subjects at the bottom.

Apprenticeship open evening and information sessions for Apprenticeship Week

National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) 2023 is the 16th annual celebration of apprenticeships in the UK and brings together businesses and apprentices to shine a light on the positive impact that apprenticeships make to individuals, businesses and the wider economy.

31
Jan
Santes Dwynwen 2023

College celebrates Santes Dwynwen

Last week (Monday 23rd January) the College celebrated the Welsh patron saint for love Santes Dwynwen’s day a little bit different. We decided to award positive, friendly and good news stories by asking staff and learners to nominate a person who has been friendly, loving and shown community spirit over the past year.

30
Jan
Dynion yn gwisgo festiau / Men wearing vests

Menopause training vest raises awareness of symptoms

Staff and students at Gower College Swansea were encouraged to get a little hot under the collar when they had an opportunity to try out a Menovest TM

The Menovest TM is a menopause training tool, developed by Over The Bloody Moon, that has been specially designed by Thread Design to replicate the sensations a person feels when having a so-called menopausal ‘hot flush’.

26
Jan
Group photo, line up of awards sponsors

College sponsors Child of Wales award

Gower College Swansea is extremely proud to once again sponsor the Outstanding Charity category at the forthcoming 2023 Child of Wales Awards

25
Jan
Students listening to talk / Myfyrwyr yn gwrando ar anerchiad

Lord Chief Justice offers local learners a chance to hear from judges

The most senior judge in England and Wales today visited Gower College Swansea. He was there to give the students the chance to hear about the work of judges, the justice system and the rule of law.

Lord Burnett of Maldon, the Lord Chief Justice of England & Wales visited the College as part of the school’s engagement programme that judges are involved in across the country.

23
Jan
Bicycle

Cycle Jumble Sale - Sunday 5 February

As part of our Health and Wellbeing Weekend, we are holding a Cycle Jumble Sale.

Buy or sell anything cycle related from road, track. MTB, BMX, commuting or leisure.

Do you have to sell (or looking to buy):

23
Jan

Mari Lwyd brought to life at Gower College Swansea

The 17th-century Welsh cultural celebration took place at our Llwyn y Bryn, Tycoch and Gorseinon campuses, as a flash-performance of the Mari Lwyd horse made its way through the sites.   

19
Jan
Adeilad coleg / College building

Information about our Tycoch Campus open evening, 23 January

Here is some important information for anyone thinking of coming along to our open evening at the Tycoch Campus on Monday 23 January.

The open evening starts at 5.30pm and will finish at 7.30pm. Please make your way to main reception upon arrival.

18
Jan
Sesiwn ffitrwydd yn y gampfa / Fitness session at gym

Health and Wellbeing Weekend - 4/5 February

Gower College Swansea Sport Centre
4 and 5 February 2023
9am-5pm

Join us for a weekend of fun activity and raise money for this fantastic local charity - the RSPCA Llys Nini Animal Centre

Free parking and entrance!

18
Jan
Large group of staff members on a walk

Wellbeing Day, December 2022

Just before the Christmas break, Gower College Swansea held a dedicated Wellbeing Day for their staff.

Over 400 staff across all campuses enjoyed the free activities which included one-to-one experiences and social activities. 

The wellbeing activities included, but were not limited to:

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