Higher Education News


College life is the way forward for Sophie

We recently caught up with Childhood Studies student, Sophie, who’s just a few months away from graduating from the College with a foundation degree.


Caroline’s return to education has been thoroughly enjoyable

We recently caught up with current Education Learning and Development Foundation Degree student, Caroline, who has recently completed her second year of the course.

Having spent all working life in an educational setting, she gained her higher-level Teaching Assistant’s status in 2007 and has been in her current job for 15 years.


Continued progression for Charlotte

We recently caught up with former Criminal Justice student, Charlotte, who graduated from the College with a foundation degree in July 2020.

Having always been passionate about criminology, Charlotte decided to study the course at Gower College Swansea because of the extra support the College provides.


Musical Theatre students gain invaluable feedback from industry professionals

Gower College Swansea’s HE Cert in Musical Theatre students recently gained instrumental feedback at their preparing to audition module.

The event was a performance of audition material in front of a panel of four industry professionals including:


College praises class of 2020

Every year graduation marks a special moment in the academic calendar to congratulate the hard work and success of our graduates.

The event is a showcase of achievement where we celebrate student success from a wide range of higher level courses including accountancy, teaching, engineering, childcare, sport, housing and management.


Join us at our virtual open evenings in November

This year, our November open evenings are going virtual! Explore the range of full time courses we offer, live chat with our staff and gain a real insight into life at Gower College Swansea.

What can you expect from the day?


Togetherall – a safe, anonymous community for 24/7 mental health support

Our students' health, safety and wellbeing is our top priority, and we're always looking for new ways to support them. We are delighted to announce that we are now offering an excellent online support service called Togetherall.


Students produce a virtual fashion showcase

This years’ FDA Fashion and Textiles Design showcase was very different to usual. With lockdown measures meaning students couldn’t put on a physical show, they instead showcased their work through a dedicated Instagram page.


Higher Education students visit New York

Students from the Foundation Degree in Events Management and Foundation Degree in Sport Development and Management visited New York in February this year.

The College students had four great days in the city, with highlights including visiting the Statue of Liberty, Madison Square Garden, and seeing a live basketball game at the Barclays Centre.

It’s graduation time for College’s HE learners!

It’s graduation time for College’s HE learners!

Over 100 Higher Education students from Gower College Swansea have attended a special graduation event at the Brangwyn Hall.

The students donned their caps and gowns to celebrate their achievement in higher level courses such as accountancy, business, science, engineering, childcare, holistics, housing and management.


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