News and Events

13
Mar

Coronavirus advice

Due to the ongoing challenges and uncertainty in relation to COVID-19, the College has taken the decision to suspend face to face teaching and learning to students across all campuses from Friday 20 March. This also applies to client groups at our employment hub on the Kingsway. 

From Monday 23 March, we will move formally to online learning and remote delivery only.

25
Mar
College celebrates medal winners

College celebrates medal winners

23 students from Gower College Swansea have achieved medals as part of the recent set of SkillsCompetitionWales events.

SkillsCompetitionWales consists of a series of local skills competitions, aligned to WorldSkills and the needs of the Welsh economy, funded by Welsh Government and run by a dedicated network of colleges, work-based learning providers and employer-led organisations.

10
Mar
College welcomes guest from the Holocaust Educational Trust

College welcomes guest from the Holocaust Educational Trust

A group of A2 History learners recently heard testimony from Holocaust survivor Eva Clarke BEM as part of a visit organised by the Holocaust Educational Trust (HET).

06
Mar
Biology Olympiad success for students

Biology Olympiad success for students

A group of AS students from Gower College Swansea took part in the recent British Biology Olympiad (BBO).

The students achieved great results, with one - Rebecca Thompson - attaining a Silver medal and another - Edan Reid - achieving Bronze.

Also competing were Kristy Pen, Joel Asigri, Katie Broome, Lanxin Xu, Lewis Crane, Angie Chong, Anisah Uddin, and Marvel Biju.

02
Mar
Strategic Equality Plan for 2020-2024

Strategic Equality Plan 2020-2024

I am delighted to be invited to launch the consultation for our new Strategic Equality Plan for 2020 – 2024

At Gower College Swansea, we pride ourselves on not only being an inclusive institution that reaches out across all of our local communities, but one that also celebrates the diversity of our student cohort.

27
Feb

Media medal haul for Gower College Swansea

Seven Gower College Swansea students have medalled in the Media and Creative category of Skills Competition Wales.

13
Feb
12 Gower College Swansea students heading to Oxbridge

12 Gower College Swansea students heading to Oxbridge

Twelve A Level students from Gower College Swansea have been offered places to study at Oxford or Cambridge University in 2020.

These students are all following the Oxbridge Programme at the Gorseinon Campus, which aims to provide the best possible preparation for students aiming to progress to Oxford, Cambridge and other Russell Group universities.

07
Feb
Gower College Swansea welcomes Lord Mayor

Gower College Swansea welcomes Lord Mayor

A group of Independent Living Skills (ILS) students had a Q&A session with the Lord Mayor of Swansea, Cllr Peter Black, on Wednesday 5 February.

06
Feb
College celebrates second Apprenticeship Awards

College celebrates second Apprenticeship Awards

Gower College Swansea has held a special awards ceremony for apprentices and employers.

The event, hosted by BBC Wales Scrum V Live’s Ross Harries, was held to honour the outstanding commitment and dedication of the ‘best of the best’.

05
Feb
Gower College Swansea in running for accountancy awards

Gower College Swansea in running for accountancy awards

Gower College Swansea has been shortlisted in four categories at this year’s PQ Magazine Awards.

The PQ Awards, which take place in London on 26 February, celebrate achievements in the world of accountancy teaching and learning.

The four categories are:

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