Humanities News

15
May
Students head for Hay Festival

Students head for Hay Festival

Two A Level English students from Gower College Swansea have been selected to attend the Beacons Project residential writing course at the Hay Festival 2018.

15
May
Georgia pens prize-winning review

Georgia pens prize-winning review

An A Level student from Gower College Swansea has taken first place at the Dylan Thomas Prize book review awards.

27
Oct
College celebrates Diversity Week 2017

College celebrates Diversity Week 2017

Staff and students across Gower College Swansea have celebrated Diversity Week with the twelfth annual Diversity Fayre and a series of awareness-raising workshops.

11
Oct
Poetry workshop inspires students

Poetry workshop inspires students

Award-winning poet and journalist Rae Howells has paid a visit to the Gorseinon campus to hold a creative workshop with A Level English students.

Rae, a former student of the college, talked about her career to date before giving a poetry reading and setting the students a writing challenge based on a news story and series of photographs.

03
May
GCS student wins place on Hay Festival writing residency

GCS student wins place on Hay Festival writing residency

Gower College Swansea A Level English Literature student Matilda Gregory is one of only 20 young people to win a place on the Beacons Project residential writing course at the Hay Festival 2017.

28
Sep
Student Spencer publishes first novel

Student Spencer publishes first novel

Most students spend the summer months relaxing and recharging their batteries but Spencer Davieson is a little different – he spent his summer break publishing his first book.

12
Jan

Pop Up Cinema event a success

A group of Morriston Comprehensive pupils, working with Enterprise Officer Lucy Turtle, have organised the first ‘pop up cinema’ at the college, as part of the Kick Start Programme.

They screened two showings of A Streetcar Named Desire for A Level English students at Gorseinon. Curriculum Leader Joanna Dudley was delighted with the outcome of the event.

15
Dec

English grade booster session for Pontarddulais school

A group of More Able and Talented (MAT) pupils from Pontarddulais School attended a twilight class at Gorseinon recently to boost their grade in English in their forthcoming GCSE exam.

04
Dec

Nadolig Plentyn yng Nghymru / A Child’s Christmas in Wales

Bu dosbarthiadau Lefel A Saesneg a myfyrwyr Celfyddydau Perfformio yn ffodus iawn o gael ymweliad gan gwmni theatr broffesiynol y ‘Lighthouse Theatre’ ar ddiwrnod cyntaf mis Rhagfyr.

24
Nov

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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