Electronic Engineering News


Royal recognition for Glan-y-Môr pupils

Ysgol Glan-y-Môr pupils Charlie Hall, Lewis Ellar and Bradley Webb were treated like royalty last week when they were invited to a reception at Buckingham Palace with HRH The Duke of York.


German exchange visit a huge success

A group of German apprentices recently spent three weeks at Gower College Swansea, during which time they gained an invaluable insight into the electronics and digital technology industry in South Wales.


Jordan aiming for shooting competition success

A Digital Technology student from Gower College Swansea is getting ready to represent Wales at a four-day CISAAM shooting event at Bisley later this month.

Jordan Thomas, 16, who is following the Level 2 Digital Technology course at the Tycoch campus, has already achieved great success at competitions as part of the Dyfed and Glamorgan AFC.


Apprentice earns top award

A Gower College Swansea Electronics apprentice has scooped a prestigious award from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Thomas Eynon, an apprentice with Zeta Alarms Systems, has claimed an IET Local Network Award which aims to ‘reward excellence’ in students.


College welcomes innovative industry partnership

Students following Gower College Swansea’s Digital Technology programme are set to benefit from sponsorship and possible employment opportunities after the department linked up with an innovative global company.


Stefano engineers himself a job

Winning an engineering competition proved just the job for Gower College Swansea student Stefano Amoruso when one of the judges offered him an apprenticeship.


Hat trick for GCS students at Worldskills competition

Gower College Swansea students took the top three places at the recent Worldskills Industrial Electronics regional heat at the Tycoch campus.

In first place was Stefano Amoruso, followed by Matthew Sutch and Niko Leuchtenberg.


GCS students take top two places at SkillsCompetition Wales final

Engineering students from Gower College Swansea took the top two places at the recent SkillsCompetition Electronics all Wales final.

Niko Leuchtenberg and Matthew Sutch, who are studying towards the Level 3 Diploma in Engineering (Digital Technology) at the Tycoch campus, scooped Gold and Silver respectively at the event at Coleg Cambria.


College and industry support next generation of engineers

A Swansea-based, family-run firm has teamed up with Gower College Swansea to nurture the next generation of engineering talent.

GLT Exports, which manufactures fire, gas and emergency alarm systems, has employed four Digital Technology students fresh from the Tycoch campus to work in its city-based premises and put through a supportive training programme.


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.


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