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.
Scholarship success for International student
Jarrett Zhang is celebrating after being awarded a £180,000 scholarship from the Rio Tinto mining company to study Geology at Imperial College London.
International students flying high!
An amazing 60% of our International A Level students achieved A* and A grades in their recent exams.
Over 90% of these students have since been accepted to study at prestigious Russell Group universities, including Cambridge.
Some of our confirmed student destinations are as follows:
Farewell to the Class of 2019
Some of our departing international A level students recently attended a graduation lunch at Sketty Hall.
The lunch was a celebration of the students time at the College and all guests enjoyed a traditional British meal.
Our A2 students currently hold offers from 20 of the 24 Russell Group Universities, including Oxbridge.
Urdd Eisteddfod Medals
This year, our International art students secured multiple Urdd Eisteddfod awards across various mediums.
In the regional heat, Korean student Bella took the first place in both the Computer Graphics and Graphics in Photography categories.
International department receives education award
Gower College Swansea has received an Education First (EF) High School Global Education Excellence Award.
The award was given to the College in recognition of its role in helping a number of their students achieve excellent A Level results and progress to some of the world’s most prestigious universities.
Our International students were among a group of over 80 learners who attended this year’s Swansea HE+ Consortium visit to Cambridge.
The event included subject specific masterclasses, college visits and a relaxing punting session on the River Cam.
Pictured here are Jasmine and Molly, both from China, who are studying maths and sciences at Gower College Swansea.
Sister School partnership agreed
Gower College Swansea has signed a ‘Sister School’ partnership with Wuhan No. 49 High School, China, with both parties agreeing to participate in student and staff exchanges and share best practice.
Cissy returns to the stage for Chinese New Year event
Cissy, a second year International student, took centre stage again this year at the Chinese New Year celebrations held at the National Waterfront Museum.
The event is organised by the Chinese in Wales Association and has grown steadily in popularity since its launch.
Cissy charmed visitors by playing the erhu, a traditional Chinese instrument.
International students celebrating top university offers
Our International students are currently holding offers from some of the UK’s top universities, including 20 of the 24 Russell Group Universities.
“This is further evidence of the outstanding standard of teaching and learning at Gower College Swansea,” says International Manager Kieran Keogh.