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College celebrates Diversity Week 2017

College celebrates Diversity Week 2017

Staff and students across Gower College Swansea have celebrated Diversity Week with the twelfth annual Diversity Fayre and a series of awareness-raising workshops.

ESOL student becomes sports ambassador

ESOL student becomes sports ambassador

A Gower College Swansea student has returned from a four-day visit to Bulgaria as part of an Erasmus+ sports project.

The trip came about after ESOL tutors at the college were approached by ColegauCymru to see if any of their students would like to apply for the role of Youth Sports Development Ambassador (YSDA). 

ESOL students walk for Care International

ESOL students walk for Care International

Thanks to everyone who supported the ESOL team's annual 'Walk in her Shoes' sponsored stroll for Care International - staff and students braved the rain to walk from Llwyn y Bryn to Brynmill, then Singleton, the seafront (Oystermouth Rd) and back again.

So far they have raised £351.43 - which is a fantastic achievement.


ESOL students 'walk in her shoes'

ESOL staff and students from Gower College Swansea have completed a sponsored walk for the 'Walk in Her Shoes' campaign, to coincide with International Women’s Day.

Around 60 students walked from the Llwyn y Bryn campus to Brynmill and Singleton Parks and then along Swansea Bay, through the city centre and back again.


College helps Swans stars with their language skills

Gower College Swansea has entered into an educational partnership with Swansea City Football Club to teach English as a Foreign Language to players and their spouses.

Pictured here (left to right) are: Jefferson Montero, Yiannis Panayiotopoulos (Gower College Swansea lecturer) and Federico Fernandez.


ESOL students enjoy a slice of Welsh history

As part of this year’s St David’s Day celebrations, the ABE and ESOL teams organised a joint educational trip for around 80 learners to St Fagans National History Museum.


College celebrates Diversity Week

Gower College Swansea will host its annual Diversity Fayres on Tuesday 21 October (Tycoch campus - main hall) and Thursday 23 October (Gorseinon campus - main hall / D4) from 10am to 2pm.

There is a packed programme on offer with African drumming, street dance, Indian Bollywood dance, Chinese dance, Capoeira (Brazilian martial arts) and live music and dance performances by students.


Fun in the sun for students

Over 50 ESOL students from Gower College Swansea were recently treated to an end-of-term sports day at the 360 Centre where they enjoyed beach volleyball, rounders and an egg and spoon race in the glorious sunshine.

The day was organised by Level 3 Sports students from the Tycoch campus and the ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) teaching team.

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