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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.


Apprentices set for national finals

Gower College Swansea is getting ready to host the national finals of a prestigious Apprentice of the Year competition on 24 January.

Among the competitors are three Gower College Swansea students who are hoping to secure a place in the Grand UK Final in Cheltenham in March.

Grand Finals beckon for College apprentices

Grand Finals beckon for College apprentices

Two students from Gower College Swansea will represent Wales on the national stage at upcoming electrical and plumbing competitions.

Jay Popham was named the winner of the recent regional heat of the SPARKS UK Electrical Apprentice of the Year Competition which was held at the College’s Jubilee Court campus.


Electrical / mechanical firm welcomes students to site

Students from Gower College Swansea were treated to a recent site visit to Swansea University Bay Campus’ residential development thanks to Swansea-based RDM Electrical and Mechanical Services, who are helping the students to plan their futures for a career in the electrical and mechanical services industry. 


Apprentices represent college at regional heats

Two students have represented Gower College Swansea at prestigious national apprentice competitions.

Mariusz Gawarecki, who is studying towards a Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing and Heating, was put forward for the HIP UK Heating Apprentice of the Year by his lecturer Mike Morris.


Energy Centre officially opened

GCS Training, the business training arm of Gower College Swansea, has officially opened a brand new Energy Centre at its new Hill House site.


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.


Award represents turnaround for Joshua

Plumbing student Joshua D’Auria has returned to Gower College Swansea for the new term with a Young Apprentice of the Year award under his belt.

He scooped the award over the summer at the Swansea Bay Young Achievers event, held in association with Nation Hits.


Community Participation with Penllergaer Trust

All of the full time Plumbing students at Gower College Swansea are volunteering for a day with the Penllergaer Trust. They will work with members of the Trust to help maintain Penllergaer Woods, a site of considerable historical and environmental interest.


Students visit Vinci Construction site at Swansea University

Plumbing students following a Level 2 course at Gower College Swansea recently went on a visit to a Vinci Construction site.

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