News and Events

06
Dec
All Wrapped Up!

All Wrapped Up!

Level 3 Patisserie students at Gower College Swansea have been very busy designing, icing and decorating the annual Christmas display piece.

11
Dec
Maths students heading to London

Maths students heading to London

Gower College Swansea recently hosted the West Wales heat of the Senior Team Maths Challenge.

The College team – Han Xuanyan, Fuhao Song, Jiachen Liang, Xiyu Zhang – won the heat which means they qualify for the national finals in London in February 2018. There, they will be up against more than 70 teams from across the UK.

07
Dec

Work-related opportunities for IT students

IT students at Gower College Swansea will soon have an opportunity to combine their academic studies with realistic workplace training, thanks to a new partnership with global employability programme Galaxias Tech.

07
Dec

A Skills for Industry success story

The Skills for Industry European Social Fund (ESF) project aims to develop the skill levels of employed individuals, including self-employed participants with no formal qualifications and those with qualifications up to and including Level 7.

05
Dec
Competition success for Catering and Hospitality students

Competition success for Catering and Hospitality students

Two Catering and Hospitality students from Gower College Swansea have earned places in the Worldskills UK Squad team, which could see them representing their country at the Worldskills World Final in Russia in 2019.

Level 3 student Collette Gorvette was recently ‘Highly Commended’ in the Restaurant Services competition at the Worldskills National Finals at Birmingham’s NEC.

05
Dec

Swimming success

At the end of November, three students studying at the Gorseinon campus of Gower College Swansea participated in the Urdd Regional Swimming Gala.

01
Dec

Scholarship students 2017/2018

Four Gower College Swansea students have been awarded scholarships for this academic year.

Receipt of a scholarship will ensure that these students receive financial and holistic support from the College as they balance studying with sporting commitments.

30
Nov
Swansea workforce programme continues growth

Swansea workforce programme continues growth

A new programme designed to strengthen Swansea’s workforce has welcomed several new appointments to its team.  

Better Jobs, Better Futures, which is run by Gower College Swansea, has taken on a number of new staff within their Workforce and Recruitment teams to further develop their support for local businesses.

28
Nov
Richard Mylan to direct GCS Acting Company production

Richard Mylan to direct GCS Acting Company production

Students on Gower College Swansea’s specialist one year acting course will soon take to the stage under the direction of actor/producer Richard Mylan.

27
Nov
College retains Platinum status

College retains Platinum status

Gower College Swansea has retained its ACCA Platinum Approved Learning Partner status after five years of dedicated provision.

Currently the only further education college in the UK to be awarded this highly sought-after status by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, it is a measure of the high quality training and support provided to accountancy students.

Pages

Subscribe to Gower College Swansea %1 Feed