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Weekly Apprenticeships Bulletin - 7 June

Apprenticeships are a great way to gain qualifications while you work and earn a wage.

As one of the largest providers of apprenticeships in Wales, Gower College Swansea is pleased to share a range of current local vacancies.

If you are interested in applying for a vacancy, please contact the individual employer using the email details provided.

Costumes on display on stage at URDD Eisteddfod

National success for students in the Urdd

Our students had particular success at the Urdd Eisteddfod in Llandovery last week. Over 60 students in all competed in various stage and homework competitions. Gower College Swansea was the most successful further education college in Wales this year.


2D Drawing Yr10 and under 19 – 1st Lara Rees

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A surprise trip to Downing St for students

Our AS Government and Politics students recently visited London where they took in some very famous sights.

It was an action-packed day. Setting off from Swansea at 5.30am, the students visited the UK Supreme Court and enjoyed a walking tour of Whitehall.


Access to Higher Education courses: opening pathways to education and career success

At Gower College Swansea, we are proud to provide a comprehensive range of Access to Higher Education (HE) courses, designed to empower individuals aged 19-and-over with the skills and qualifications needed for successful entry into higher education.

LGBTQ+ Inclusive Employer - Bronze Award

Gower College Swansea secures a Stonewall’s Bronze award for leading LGBTQ+ inclusive employers

  • Stonewall’s Bronze award recognises exceptional employers who are committed to supporting their LGBTQ+ staff and customers
  • Gower College Swansea was praised for its work creating a workplace where LGBTQ+ employees can bring their full selves to work
Call them out illustration from URDD

Urdd's Peace and Goodwill Message

This year the College has taken part in the Urdd's Peace and Goodwill Message which focuses on anti-racism.  

It declares that there is no place for racism in the world, and if we see it, we must Call Them Out. 

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Access course opens the door to higher education

The thought of returning to education after a spell away can be quite daunting at first. But more and more adult learners are returning to the classroom to update their skills and boost their career prospects.

Myfyrwyr yn gwenu / Smiling students

Academic Olympiads put students to the test

Students from Gower College Swansea have performed extremely well in a series of recent competitions designed to test their skills and prepare them for their university applications.

Myfyriwr yn gwenu / Smiling student

A career rethink thanks to Chemistry!

Ruby Millinship was planning on a career in design until she started studying A Level Chemistry at Gower College Swansea.

Learners in one of the carpentry competitions of the SkillBuild

Gower College Swansea hosts SkillBuild regional heat

The largest and longest-running construction skills competition in the UK returns, as Gower College Swansea prepare to host 80-100 students for the SkillBuild 2023 South Wales regional heat.


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