Languages News

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.


Welsh writers inspire students

A Level English students at Gower College Swansea have attended a special workshop with inspiring Welsh writers.

The event, held at the Dylan Thomas Centre, was part of the college’s wider Mis Cwl Cymru campaign and was intended to encourage students to use Wales and Welsh culture as inspiration for their writing.


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.


Global Enterprise Week at Gower College Swansea

Students at Gower College Swansea are enjoying a week of entrepreneurial activities organised by The Enterprise Team.

The college is supporting Global Entrepreneurship Week UK with a programme of events which gives students the opportunity to rub shoulders with local business people and self-employed professionals.


Dylan Thomas Prize-shortlisted writers visit college

A Level English students at the Gorseinon campus were delighted this week to meet up with two Dylan Thomas Prize-shortlisted writers.

"It was fantastic to welcome both Eimear McBride and Kseniya Melnik to the college where they spent an hour with the students talking about their work and the writing process," says lecturer Sally Llewellyn.


Workshop to inspire writers

Aspiring writers at Gower College Swansea had a chance this week to meet with professionals already working in the industry.


Diwrnod Shwmae Su'mae Day

Dydd Mercher 15fed Hydref oedd Diwrnod Shwmae Su’mae swyddogol Cymru. Bu criw o fyfyrwyr a staff Coleg Gŵyr Abertawe yn cymryd rhan yn y diwrnod arbennig yma i ddathlu’r Gymraeg, gan ddechrau sgwrs gyda ‘Shwmae?’. Dros sawl campws anogwyd ein myfyrwyr i gychwyn sgwrs gyda ‘Shwmae?’ drwy dynnu llun o’u hunain gyda #ShwmaeSumae.


Translation a success at Gower College Swansea

A Level French and Spanish students at Gower College Swansea have been inspired by a visit from Anna Bastek, CEO of Wolfestone Translation Ltd, who spoke about the exciting opportunities that translation offers. Her speech was described as “inspirational” by one student and the students were all amazed at the career opportunities translation offers.


Humanities Day gives students a taste of HE

Staff from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David spent the day at the college recently to provide humanities and language students with a day of lectures on a wide variety of topics.


Students hear about issues affecting the young homeless

Students studying A Level English at Gower College Swansea welcomed representatives from the Swansea Young Person’s Homelessness Project in to classes recently.

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