Humanities News

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.

24
May
Taylor heads for Hay

Taylor heads for Hay

Gower College Swansea student Taylor Williams has been awarded a place on the Hay Festival Beacons Project, a prestigious, free workshop residency for 16-18 year olds interested in writing.

Taylor is currently studying A Levels in English Language, English Literature and Media Studies at the Gorseinon Campus.

21
May
Students pen prize-winning reviews

Students pen prize-winning reviews

Three A Level students from Gower College Swansea have claimed prizes at the 2019 DylanEd book review competition, which is organised by Swansea University as part of the wider International Dylan Thomas Prize celebrations.

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.

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