Motor Vehicle News
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.
From FE to HE progression - UWTSD PhD student Ashley Pullen is on a path to success
Ashley, aged 26, will graduate next summer with an impressive portfolio of skills and qualifications in a specialist area – Non Destructive Testing (NDT). UWTSD has become a global centre for academic teaching, research and development in the field of Non-Destructive Testing (NDT).
Nathaniel heads to 'top of the class'
Kick Start student Nathaniel Parker has steadily made his way to ‘top in the class’ at the Gorseinon campus.
Stepping up to STEM
For the past six weeks, pupils from local schools have attended a Saturday Club at Gower College Swansea which aims to develop their skills and enthusiasm for engineering.
The Saturday Club allows pupils to access the expertise of the teaching staff, the industry-specific equipment and on-site facilities of the Tycoch campus.
Go Kart team building trip a success
Motor Vehicle students from Gower College Swansea enjoyed a recent team building day at Newport's Supakart.
The visit, which was part funded by the College’s Reaching Wider team, allowed the learners to drive petrol powered vehicles around the multi-level indoor circuit.
Pupils enjoy motor vehicle tasters
Birchgrove Comprehensive pupils have enjoyed a motor vehicle taster session as part of the Kick Start Programme at Gower College Swansea.
College hosts Skills Competition Wales regional heat
Gower College Swansea recently geared up to host the Skills Competition Wales regional heat for Automobile Technology.
Eight students from across South Wales converged at the Gorseinon campus on 30 January, where they were given four practical 30-minute tasks to complete under the watchful eye of a panel of judges drawn from education and industry.
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.
Students beat the odds to win coveted apprenticeships
Three students from Gower College Swansea are among the four young people chosen to undertake a four-year engineering apprenticeship with leading Welsh travel operator First Cymru.
Winter Car Checks Raise Christmas Cheer for Maggie’s
Motor Vehicle Level 2 Welsh Baccalaureate students at Gower College Swansea have raised £167.30 for Maggie’s Cancer Centre in Swansea after carrying out winter car checks for staff in lieu of a donation.