News and Events

25
Jan
Applications – full time courses 2018

Applications – full time courses 2018

Applications are now open to study a full time course with us in September.

There’s no official deadline to apply but, when you have decided what you’d like to study, submit your application to ensure you secure a place on your first choice of course. If you’re unsure, come along to our Open Evenings in March to explore your options.

21
Feb
Employer event to focus on Swansea Bay City Deal and apprenticeships

Employer event to focus on Swansea Bay City Deal and apprenticeships

Gower College Swansea is set to host a showcase business breakfast event where employers can find out more about the impact of the Swansea Bay City Deal.

The event, which coincides with Apprenticeship Week Wales 2018, will take place at the Liberty Stadium on 8 March.

20
Feb
A stunning performance from Cissy

A stunning performance from Cissy

Cissy, one of our current International students, delighted listeners at a recent National Waterfront Museum event to showcase Chinese culture and celebrate Chinese New Year.

The event, which was organised by the Chinese in Wales Association, attracted dignitaries and visitors from across the region.

19
Feb
College appoints Paul Kift as Director of Skills and Business Development

College appoints Paul Kift as Director of Skills and Business Development

Paul’s immediate focus will be on the strategic development of GCS Training, the business training arm of Gower College Swansea, and apprenticeship provision across the College. Paul will also lead the External Funding and International departments.

14
Feb
College hosts Welsh Language Music Day

College hosts Welsh Language Music Day

Gower College Swansea’s Gorseinon campus was full to the brim when it celebrated Welsh Language Music Day – a national day established to celebrate modern Welsh language music.

13
Feb
Generation O ready to take to the stage

Generation O ready to take to the stage

Students on Gower College Swansea’s specialist one year acting course are ready to take to the stage this week under the direction of actor Richard Mylan.

13
Feb
Grand Finals beckon for College apprentices

Grand Finals beckon for College apprentices

Two students from Gower College Swansea will represent Wales on the national stage at upcoming electrical and plumbing competitions.

Jay Popham was named the winner of the recent regional heat of the SPARKS UK Electrical Apprentice of the Year Competition which was held at the College’s Jubilee Court campus.

06
Feb
Top universities talk attracts 200 students to college

Top universities talk attracts 200 students to college

Almost 200 young people recently gathered at Gower College Swansea’s Gorseinon campus to gain specialist advice on applying to top universities.

The talk, given by Dr Jonathan Padley, Fellow and Admissions Tutor at Churchill College Cambridge, focussed on how to put together a strong application when applying to an Oxbridge or Russell Group institution.

06
Feb
Student's Silver medal for website design

Student's Silver medal for website design

An IT student from Gower College Swansea has taken second place at the UK Skills Competition in Advanced Web Design which took place recently at Coleg Sir Gar.

Jordan James, who is studying a Level 3 Diploma in Information Technology at the Gorseinon campus, was tasked with producing a website to promote Wales as a tourist destination.  

01
Feb
Silver award for Accountancy students

Silver award for Accountancy students

Three AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting students from Gower College Swansea are celebrating after scooping Silver at the Intermediate Accounting SkillsCompetition Wales event at Coleg Sir Gar.

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