Independent Living News
Seven Gower College Swansea learners set to compete at the WorldSkills UK National Finals
An impressive 130 Welsh competitors have been announced as finalists for the WorldSkills UK National Finals taking place this November, and seven of these are from Gower College Swansea.
The announcement follows a series of regional competitions that took place across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, hosting a string of talented young people.
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.
Gower College Swansea welcomes Lord Mayor
A group of Independent Living Skills (ILS) students had a Q&A session with the Lord Mayor of Swansea, Cllr Peter Black, on Wednesday 5 February.
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.
More skills medals for ILS students
A team of ILS students from Gower College Swansea have taken a Bronze medal at the Inclusive Skills (Media) competition which was recently held at Coleg y Cymoedd, Nantgarw.
Connor Maddick, Megan Bevan and Courtney Collins filmed, produced and edited a two minute film based on the romantic theme of Santes Dwynwen.
ILS students make their mark at skills competition
Independent Living Skills students from Gower College Swansea have participated in the Inclusive Skills competition at Newtown College.
Callum East, who is studying on the Introduction to Further Education (Life Skills) course, won the Gold medal in the Restaurant Services - Table Laying competition.
Winning photographs lead to prizes
Two ILS students from Gower College Swansea have scooped prizes in a photography competition organised by Learning Disability Wales
Sophie Maddick and Jon-Luc Howells are on the Study Preparation 2 course at the Tycoch Campus. Digital photography is among the subjects they study and the winning photographs were taken during a class visit to Langland Bay with lecturer Leah Millinship.
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.
ILS football team crowned Ability Counts champions
Gower College Swansea’s ILS football team have been crowned the AoC Ability Counts Welsh Champions for the fourth year in a row.
Unbeaten in qualifying, they defeated Coleg Sir Gar 3-0 in the semi-final and then Cardiff and Vale College 1-0 in a nail-biting final.