News and Events
Cissy returns to the stage for Chinese New Year event
Cissy, a second year International student, took centre stage again this year at the Chinese New Year celebrations held at the National Waterfront Museum.
The event is organised by the Chinese in Wales Association and has grown steadily in popularity since its launch.
Cissy charmed visitors by playing the erhu, a traditional Chinese instrument.
Ex-student achieves first cap for Wales at the Six Nations
An ex-student from Gower College Swansea has got her first Welsh rugby cap against France in the Six Nations Women’s tournament.
Alex Callender, from Carmarthen, was surprised to come on so early in the game, on February 2, in the opening match of the series out in Montpellier.
Former student signs to Cardiff City
A former Gowerton School pupil and Gower College Swansea student has signed to Cardiff City.
Danny Williams, who studied Level 3 Football, Coaching and Performance (Diploma in Sport) at the College as well as being a star member of its Football Academy, has signed a 2.5 year professional contract with the Premier League club.
Pupils encouraged to ‘aim high’ at College event
Gower College Swansea recently organised a special event for Year 10 pupils from secondary schools across Swansea.
The launch of the Welsh Government’s Seren Foundation programme at the Liberty Stadium enabled almost 400 young people to find out more about the range of higher education options they could explore after they complete their A Levels.
Apprentice of the Year talks success with secondary school pupils
A 19-year-old from Port Talbot is encouraging pupils from her former secondary school to consider apprenticeships as a chosen career path.
Sally Hughes attended Ysgol Cwm Brombil in Port Talbot before attending Neath college to do AS-Levels in biology, chemistry and psychology. After completing the year, Sally enrolled onto a BTEC Level 3 Applied Science at Gower College Swansea.
Gower College Swansea joins the Collab Group of Colleges
The Collab Group of Colleges is pleased to announce Gower College Swansea as its newest member.
Gower College Swansea, one of the largest further education colleges in Wales, has a strong reputation and will be a fantastic addition to our network of forward thinking colleges.
International students celebrating top university offers
Our International students are currently holding offers from some of the UK’s top universities, including 20 of the 24 Russell Group Universities.
“This is further evidence of the outstanding standard of teaching and learning at Gower College Swansea,” says International Manager Kieran Keogh.
More skills medals for ILS students
A team of ILS students from Gower College Swansea have taken a Bronze medal at the Inclusive Skills (Media) competition which was recently held at Coleg y Cymoedd, Nantgarw.
Connor Maddick, Megan Bevan and Courtney Collins filmed, produced and edited a two minute film based on the romantic theme of Santes Dwynwen.
Eleven students heading to Oxbridge
Eleven students from Gower College Swansea have been offered a place to study at Oxford or Cambridge University in 2019.
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.