Engineering News

21
Jul

Engineering Tutor/Assessor and former student wins “Best Academic Industrial Collaboration” award

Elizabeth (Lizzie) Roberts, Engineering Tutor/Assessor at Gower College Swansea and former HNC, HND and NVQ Level 4 student has scooped the Best Academic Industrial Collaboration Award from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David as a result of her First Class Bachelors of Engineering degree dissertation project.

11
Jun

Engineering Technology student flies high on Degree Apprenticeship

Engineering Technologies alum, Fleet Morgan, has been placed on a Degree Apprenticeship with company, MBDA Missile Systems.

17
Jan

Advancing into Further Education and beyond

Former Engineering Technology student Joe Snelling has successfully progressed onto an apprenticeship with OEM Engineering in Llansamlet.

Joe started at Gower College Swansea on the Bridge Programme, where he stood out for his talent, strong work ethic and mature attitude towards college and his future career.

10
Sep
New students welcomed to College

New students welcomed to College

New students had a chance to find out more about campus life when they attended the Gower College Swansea Freshers’ Fayre.

25
Oct
College celebrates the Diversity Fayre 2018

College celebrates the Diversity Fayre 2018

Staff and students at Gower College Swansea have enjoyed another vibrant and successful Diversity Fayre.

Among the entertainment on offer this year was African drumming, Brazilian martial arts, Bollywood Indian dance and street dance. Live music was also provided by students from the Llwyn y Bryn and Gorseinon Campuses.

29
Mar
Careers in engineering beckon for students

Careers in engineering beckon for students

To tie in with the national 2018: Year of Engineering campaign, Gower College Swansea recently held a series of talks and interactive sessions for students wishing to carve a career in this innovative sector – with the focus on the exciting opportunities shortly arising on the doorstep!

13
Jul
Students selected to attend prestigious IET event

Students selected to attend prestigious IET event

Two Tycoch-based Engineering Technology students have attended the 2017 IET South Wales Prestige Lecture and Dinner at the Liberty Stadium.

Evelyn O’Brien and Mateus Ligocki, who both study the BTEC Level 3 course at the Tycoch campus, were selected from over 50 full time students to attend this prestigious event, which was hosted by the IET Wales South West Local Network.

06
Jun
Stepping up to STEM

Stepping up to STEM

For the past six weeks, pupils from local schools have attended a Saturday Club at Gower College Swansea which aims to develop their skills and enthusiasm for engineering. 

The Saturday Club allows pupils to access the expertise of the teaching staff, the industry-specific equipment and on-site facilities of the Tycoch campus.

30
Jan
Royal Navy careers talk for Engineering Tech students

Royal Navy careers talk for Engineering Tech students

Representatives from the Royal Navy recently spent the day with Level 3 Pre-Apprenticeship / Engineering Technology students at Tycoch, helping to develop their communication skills in preparation for forthcoming interviews.

25
Jan

Electrical / mechanical firm welcomes students to site

Students from Gower College Swansea were treated to a recent site visit to Swansea University Bay Campus’ residential development thanks to Swansea-based RDM Electrical and Mechanical Services, who are helping the students to plan their futures for a career in the electrical and mechanical services industry. 

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