Music, Media and Performance News

Creative Futures event

Gower College Swansea learners step into the spotlight at Creative Futures event

Gower College Swansea hosted an exciting Creative Futures event on Thursday 23 March, bringing together fashion, hair and makeup and music in a showcase. The event took place at Tycoch Campus and was attended by pupils from Bishop Gore School, College learners, parents and guests. 
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Former student returns to inspire young creatives

A familiar face recently returned to Gower College Swansea’s Gorseinon Campus as former student Billie-Jo Matthews stepped in to help inspire the next generation of young creatives.
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Acting lecturer appointed to awarding body role

Gower College Swansea lecturer Wyn Richards has joined the UAL Awarding Body's External Developer Register. Wyn joined the College in 2015 and currently leads the Level 4 Professional Diploma in Performance UAL (Acting Company) course.
Impressive Skills medal haul for College students

Impressive Skills medal haul for College students

Gower College Swansea is celebrating after scooping an amazing 20 medals at the recent Skills Competition Wales suite of events. Skills Competition Wales aims to raise the profile of skills in Wales and offers students, trainees and apprentices a chance to challenge, benchmark and raise their skills by taking part in competitions across a range of sectors.

A return to rock for Gower College Swansea students

Two years of Covid restrictions have had a huge impact on the music industry. With performances either banned or heavily restricted, it has been a tough time for aspiring young musicians.

College’s music students take Fringe Festival by storm

Gower College Swansea’s Music Production and Performance students recently performed at their very own Swansea Fringe Festival stage. 

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama success for Byddia and Jae

Two talented Gower College Swansea students have been accepted to study BA (HONS) Musical Theatre at a prestigious, specialist college in Wales. The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama is the National Conservatoire of Wales and attracts some of the most gifted students from around the world.
Inspirational music teacher recognised

Inspirational music teacher recognised

A Music lecturer from Gower College Swansea has been shortlisted for a prestigious Pearson Teacher of the Year Award. Jonathan Rogers, who is Curriculum Leader for A Level Music at the Gorseinon Campus, is in the running for the title of FE Lecturer of the Year.

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?
Theatre students head for top drama school

Theatre students head for top drama school

Four recent Theatre Production Arts graduates from Gower College Swansea have arrived in Bristol to take up their places at the prestigious Old Vic Theatre School. Abbi Davies, Susannah Pearce, Matthew Newcombe and Lewis Bamford will start their Production Arts (Stage and Screen) and Costume for Theatre, TV and Film courses this month.


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