News and Events

17
Nov
A new library for Tycoch Campus

A new library for Tycoch Campus

Students and staff at Gower College Swansea have celebrated the official reopening of the library at the Tycoch campus.

The innovative learning space, which was opened by BBC Wales presenter and children’s author Lucy Owen, includes a collaborative area, an information learning technology studio, an acoustic pod and individual / group study spaces.

14
Nov
College celebrates HE graduates

College celebrates HE graduates

Over 100 Higher Education students from Gower College Swansea recently attended a special graduation event at the Great Hall on Swansea University's Bay Campus.

The students were celebrating achievement in subjects as diverse as accountancy, engineering, leadership and management, sports massage therapies, hair and beauty management, childcare, and health and social care services.

10
Nov
Another successful trip for our International department

Another successful trip for our International department

Kieran Keogh, Gower College Swansea's International Manager, has returned from a successful two-week business trip to China where he visited a total of nine different cities, starting with Hong Kong and finishing in Beijing.

09
Nov

Students explore Welsh performance opportunities

A group of Welsh students studying performance-related courses at Gower College Swansea have visited the talented team who run a BA Performance course at the Welsh Centre for Performance at the Gate in Cardiff – a course which is taught through the medium of Welsh. 

09
Nov
Christmas comes to Llwyn y Bryn!

Christmas comes to Llwyn y Bryn!

Level 2 Art and Design students at Llwyn y Bryn have been busy designing and painting festive penguins in readiness for the 2017 Waterfront Winterland.

The students were commissioned by the City and County of Swansea and their work will go on proud display at the Swansea ice rink from 17 November

06
Nov
Focus on well-being for Access students

Focus on well-being for Access students

Access students at Gower College Swansea were invited to an Access conference and Well-being Day at the Gorseinon campus.

With a mixture of talks, Q&A and practical sessions, the event focused on mindfulness, time management, healthy eating and the various support systems in place within the College to help learners during the busy academic year.  

03
Nov
Almost 4,500 students start academic year at Gower College Swansea

Almost 4,500 students start academic year at Gower College Swansea

Almost 4,500 full time students have started the new academic year at Gower College Swansea – signing up for A Levels and vocational courses in a range of subject areas including accountancy, engineering, hair & beauty and plumbing.

27
Oct
Congratulations to the Rugby Academy

Congratulations to the Rugby Academy

Congratulations to the College's Rugby Academy who have won the U18s Ospreys cup to go alongside their Welsh Colleges victory

The path to the final looked like this:

Pool 2
GCS vs Coleg Cymunedol Y Dderwen (36 - 0)
GCS vs Ystalyfera/Maesteg Select (32 - 5)

Semi Final
GCS vs Neath College (29 - 5)

27
Oct
College celebrates Diversity Week 2017

College celebrates Diversity Week 2017

Staff and students across Gower College Swansea have celebrated Diversity Week with the twelfth annual Diversity Fayre and a series of awareness-raising workshops.

11
Oct
Poetry workshop inspires students

Poetry workshop inspires students

Award-winning poet and journalist Rae Howells has paid a visit to the Gorseinon campus to hold a creative workshop with A Level English students.

Rae, a former student of the college, talked about her career to date before giving a poetry reading and setting the students a writing challenge based on a news story and series of photographs.

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