News and Events
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
Employability programme celebrates second birthday
Gower College Swansea’s employability programme - Better Jobs, Better Futures - is celebrating a second highly successful year of delivery.
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.
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.
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.
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.