News and Events
Apprentices set for national finals
Gower College Swansea is getting ready to host the national finals of a prestigious Apprentice of the Year competition on 24 January.
Among the competitors are three Gower College Swansea students who are hoping to secure a place in the Grand UK Final in Cheltenham in March.
College celebrates British Education Award nominations
Two members of staff and one student from Gower College Swansea have been shortlisted for a prestigious British Education Award (BEA).
The British Education Awards have been established to promote excellence in British education. They recognise the value and importance of education and learning as the foundation to a good quality of life and for the future success of the nation.
Mumbles Duathlon partners with Gower College Swansea
Activity Wales Events, Wales’ leading multiport event company, has signed a new and very progressive partnership agreement with Gower College Swansea.
With Gower College Swansea now offering foundation degrees in sport and event management, they have teamed up with Activity Wales Events to offer their students frontline experience in all departments of delivering world class events.
Continued maths success
A total of 65 students from Gower College Swansea took part in the recent Individual Senior Maths Challenge (these challenges are undertaken by more than 600,000 students from more than 4000 schools and college across the UK).
Staff recognised at Long Service Awards
Gower College Swansea recently held a special celebratory event at the Liberty Stadium to honour members of staff with more than 20 years’ service.
A splash in the sea for charity - students take a walrus dip
A group of hardy students from Gower College Swansea have taken to the freezing cold waters of Caswell Bay to raise money for the Kenya Community Education Project (KCEP) charity.
The annual ‘walrus dip’ is just one of a number of events that the students organise to raise awareness and funds for the charity. Just last month, they also completed a gruelling Snowdon climb.
International schools on the horizon for College
Gower College Swansea recently welcomed Dr. Wen Cao - Dean of International at Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) - who presented to senior managers and board members on the topic of K-12 international education in China.
A day out in Bath
A group of our International students enjoyed an exciting trip to one of Britain’s most appealing cities.
They visited the Roman Baths and spent time at the award-winning Bath Christmas Market.
The group also had time to browse the artisan goods and tuck in to some delicious street food.
Students meet iconic artist on visit to Swansea
Staff and students from Gower College Swansea jumped at the chance to meet with iconic pop artist Sir Peter Blake when he visited Swansea at the weekend.
Teacher training programme a success
Gower College Swansea recently welcomed teachers from Zhuzhou, Hunan, China to participate in a short teacher training programme.
Our Chinese guests observed a range of different A Level classes and taught sessions and also participated in a cultural exchange event, with some of our current Chinese students performing in the role of interpreters.