Health and Childcare News


Traditional 'twmpath' celebrates Welsh heritage

Childcare students at Gower College Swansea recently organised a ‘Twmpath’ dance at the Gorseinon campus.

This traditional Welsh dancing event was intended as a celebration of our Welsh culture / heritage and is in anticipation of Santes Dwynwen (Welsh patron saint of lovers' day) on 25 January.


Interactive workshops with a festive flavour

As a direct result of a two-year European Leonardo funded project entitled ‘Sustainability Through Creativity,’ Gower College Swansea recently organised an exhibition for childcare providers in the local area.

Colleagues from the sector, as well as children from local nurseries and play groups, visited the interactive exhibition which was designed to showcase the work of the project.


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.


Global Enterprise Week at Gower College Swansea

Students at Gower College Swansea are enjoying a week of entrepreneurial activities organised by The Enterprise Team.

The college is supporting Global Entrepreneurship Week UK with a programme of events which gives students the opportunity to rub shoulders with local business people and self-employed professionals.


Special graduation event for college's HE students

Around 80 Higher Education students from Gower College Swansea recently attended a graduation event at the National Waterfront Museum.

The students were celebrating achievement in subjects as diverse as accountancy, engineering, leadership and management, sports massage therapies, hair and beauty management, childcare, and health and social care services.


Nadine receives national recognition

A Gower College Swansea student has been highly commended at the Pearson Annual Awards. Nadine Bellamy was nominated by her tutor, Tina Isaac, for the national Pearson Vocational Learner of the Year Award. Nadine was one of hundreds of students nominated and was shortlisted to the final stage, receiving a Highly Commended certificate within the category.


Students walk for charity!

Level 3 Health & Social Care students recently raised over £300 with a sponsored walk for Ty Hafan children's hospice.


Students rise to the challenge at All Wales Skills Final

Two Level 3 Health and Social Care students from Gower College Swansea excelled themselves at the recent All Wales Skills Final of the Advanced Competition for Caring, held at the Deeside campus of Coleg Cambria, coming second at the end of a full day of competition.


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