Catering and Hospitality News
College welcomes local schools for chef roadshow120 school students from six Swansea schools enjoyed a hospitality taster day at Gower College Swansea on Tuesday 14 March. The special occasion, organised by The Chefs’ Forum and free to attend, enabled the College to host school students and give them a ‘taste’ of what to expect from a catering course.
College catering alumni returns to CollegeCatering students and staff welcomed back catering alumni, Nick Jones, to the College to showcase his culinary skills to the catering students.
Two WorldSkills UK medal wins for Gower College Swansea!Over 500 of the best students and apprentices from all over the UK came together for hours of intense competition in November, to be crowned as WorldSkills UK National Final winners.
Seven Gower College Swansea learners set to compete at the WorldSkills UK National FinalsAn impressive 130 Welsh competitors have been announced as finalists for the WorldSkills UK National Finals taking place this November, seven of which are from Gower College Swansea! The announcement follows a series of regional competitions that took place across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, hosting a string of talented young people.
Impressive Skills medal haul for College studentsGower College Swansea is celebrating after scooping an amazing 20 medals at the recent Skills Competition Wales suite of events. Skills Competition Wales aims to raise the profile of skills in Wales and offers students, trainees and apprentices a chance to challenge, benchmark and raise their skills by taking part in competitions across a range of sectors.
Celebrity chef gives students a taste of culinary careerAn iconic British chef gave a group of students from Gower College Swansea a sneak peek behind the scenes of his Swansea restaurant along with an insight into his inspiring career. Marco Pierre White, who last year opened his Steakhouse Bar & Grill at the J-Shed in SA1, met up with four of the College’s Catering and Hospitality students earlier this week.
Join us at our virtual open evenings in NovemberThis year, our November open evenings are going virtual! Explore the range of full time courses we offer, live chat with our staff and gain a real insight into life at Gower College Swansea. What can you expect from the day?
Togetherall – a safe, anonymous community for 24/7 mental health supportOur students' health, safety and wellbeing is our top priority, and we're always looking for new ways to support them. We are delighted to announce that we are now offering an excellent online support service called Togetherall.