News and Events

15
Nov
It’s graduation time for College’s HE learners!

It’s graduation time for College’s HE learners!

Over 100 Higher Education students from Gower College Swansea have attended a special graduation event at the Brangwyn Hall.

The students donned their caps and gowns to celebrate their achievement in higher level courses such as accountancy, business, science, engineering, childcare, holistics, housing and management.

15
Nov
College’s Rainbow Week celebrates inclusivity of LGBTQ+ individuals

College’s Rainbow Week celebrates inclusivity of LGBTQ+ individuals

Staff and students at Gower College Swansea have launched their first ever Rainbow Week with Welsh international rugby union referee Nigel Owens, MBE.

GCS Rainbow Week is dedicated to raising awareness of LGBTQ+ issues and celebrating inclusivity and the safe and supportive environment of the College.

15
Nov
Oxford college expands outreach initiative to Swansea

Oxford college expands outreach initiative to Swansea

Students at Gower College Swansea have taken part in a brand new initiative that aims to attract more young people from state schools to the University of Oxford.

Around 80 A Level students attended the recent Step Up workshop at the Gorseinon Campus which was led by Head of Outreach at New College, Oxford - and former student of Gower College Swansea - Daniel Powell.

05
Nov
Arrangements for our Tycoch Campus open evening – 18 November

Arrangements for our Tycoch Campus open evening – 18 November

Gower College Swansea is holding an open evening at the Tycoch Campus on Monday 18 November for people interested in studying full time and higher education courses.

As the campus is so large and spread out, below are some helpful pointers for visitors on the night:

30
Oct
College enhances employer development focus with appointment of former Dragons Rugby CEO, Stuart Davies

College enhances employer development focus with appointment of former Dragons Rugby CEO, Stuart Davies

Gower College Swansea has announced Stuart Davies as its new Business Development Consultant.

25
Oct
Employability programme celebrates second birthday

Employability programme celebrates second birthday

Gower College Swansea’s employability programme - Better Jobs, Better Futures - is celebrating a second highly successful year of delivery.

18
Oct
Gower College Swansea commended by AoC

Gower College Swansea commended by AoC

Gower College Swansea has been commended for its best practice and innovation in three separate categories in the 2019/2020 Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Awards.

16
Oct
A brand new Student Union for Gower College Swansea

A brand new Student Union for Gower College Swansea

Gower College Swansea has a brand new Student Union and - overseeing the smooth running of the organisation – a new full time (sabbatical) SU President, Laimis Lisauskas.

15
Oct
FE/HE collaboration sees classroom transformation

FE/HE collaboration sees classroom transformation

Thanks to a successful bid to the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW), a classroom at Gower College Swansea has been transformed into an active learning space complete with videoconferencing facilities, interactive boards and VR headsets.

10
Oct
College HR team up for top award

College HR team up for top award

Gower College Swansea’s HR department is in the running for another top award.

The team have been shortlisted in the Best In-House Team category at the CIPD Wales Awards, which take place at Cardiff City Hall on 15 November.

This particular award recognises HR teams that have worked closely together to deliver value through people-focused initiatives and practices. 

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