News and Events
An update for all students – 18 February
We are looking forward to welcoming some of our students back soon!
This video will give you an idea of what to expect when you return to College.
Some key points to remember:
Message for year 11 pupils by Principal, Mark Jones
I really hope you and your family are coping as well as possible during these incredibly strange and difficult times.
Whatever your circumstances, we all need to offer support and encouragement to one another to get through it. I know that your school is doing a great job in providing you with support, and is dedicated to the future aspirations of each and every one of its pupils.
Recognition for College’s flagship employability programme
Gower College Swansea has been named as an example of good practice in a prominent report on the future of colleges in Wales.
An update for all students – 12 February
From Monday 22 February, our campuses will be open for a small number of vocational students only.
In this first phase, these students are likely to be those studying engineering, construction, catering and accountancy (AAT) courses who have qualifications that require a license to practice element.
Gower College Swansea becomes first educational partner of The UK Fashion & Textile Association in Wales
The first fashion and textile apprentices in Wales successfully qualified at Gower College Swansea last year, with more set to follow this year.
Apprentices and employers celebrated at Virtual Awards
To celebrate Apprenticeship Week Wales 2021, Gower College Swansea has organised a week-long programme of virtual events and activities from live chat rooms and information sessions to free webinars and YouTube tutorials.
A blended learning approach to accountancy
Gower College Swansea has teamed up with Mindful Education to offer a range of flexible accountancy courses that are delivered through a combination of online lessons and on campus classes – perfect for these unusual times.
Further update from Principal Mark Jones – 9 February 2021
Last week, the Education Minister announced that a small number of vocational students would be able to return to College from Monday 22 February which, as you will hopefully be aware from my previous update, we have been planning towards for the past couple of weeks.
St. Dwynwen Awards
On Monday 25 January, Gower College Swansea celebrated the Welsh patron saint for love St. Dwynwen’s day a little bit differently.
We decided to award positive stories by asking staff and learners to nominate a person who has been friendly, loving and shown community spirit over the past year.