Business, Accountancy and Law News


College in the running for four Accountancy awards

Gower College Swansea has been nominated in four categories at the upcoming PQ Magazine Awards, a publication specifically for part qualified accountants.

The college has been nominated for Accountancy College of the Year (Public Sector,) Innovation in Accountancy, Accountancy Team of the Year and PQ of the Year (student Kate Reed.)


A Welsh first for Rory

A Gower College Swansea student has become the first from a Welsh educational institution to be shortlisted in the Royal Economic Society’s Young Economist of the Year competition.

Rory Daniels, who is studying A Levels at the Gorseinon campus and is a student governor, made the final shortlist of just 20 taken from an initial 2000 entries.


Enterprise Manager shortlisted for major award

Gower College Swansea’s Enterprise Education Manager Sue Poole has been shortlisted for a major award which recognises her expertise and enthusiastic approach to the national enterprise agenda.


Global Entrepreneurship Week - where ideas come to life

Staff and students at Gower College Swansea have celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week with a range of events and activities across the campus.

The week kicked off with a visit by Art and Design students to Swansea Business Gate and the film set of Da Vinci’s Demons, where they learned all about the kinds of employment opportunities that exist in the film and television industry.


Enterprise team present to city's Cabinet

The team behind an innovative entrepreneurial project was recently invited to the Council Chamber to present to the Cabinet of the City and County of Swansea.


Global Enterprise Week at Gower College Swansea

Students at Gower College Swansea are enjoying a week of entrepreneurial activities organised by The Enterprise Team.

The college is supporting Global Entrepreneurship Week UK with a programme of events which gives students the opportunity to rub shoulders with local business people and self-employed professionals.


Special graduation event for college's HE students

Around 80 Higher Education students from Gower College Swansea recently attended a graduation event at the National Waterfront Museum.

The students were celebrating achievement in subjects as diverse as accountancy, engineering, leadership and management, sports massage therapies, hair and beauty management, childcare, and health and social care services.


European Enterprise Promotion Awards 2014: Primary to Professional receives ‘Special Mention’ at SME Assembly

At the 2014 SME Assembly in Naples, the Primary to Professional project has received Special Mention in the ‘Investing in Entrepreneurial Skill’ category at the European Enterprise Promotion Awards.


A first for GCS Training

Timothy Hewitt has become the first GCS Training student to achieve CMI Chartered Manager status.


Primary to Professional collects award from Westminster

The team behind an innovative Swansea project that helps kick-start the careers of budding entrepreneurs from primary schools, secondary schools, Further and Higher Education has collected an award from Westminster.


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