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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.