Public Services News
Access to Higher Education courses: opening pathways to education and career successAt Gower College Swansea, we are proud to provide a comprehensive range of Access to Higher Education (HE) courses, designed to empower individuals aged 19-and-over with the skills and qualifications needed for successful entry into higher education.
Join us at our virtual open evenings in NovemberThis 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?
Togetherall – a safe, anonymous community for 24/7 mental health supportOur students' health, safety and wellbeing is our top priority, and we're always looking for new ways to support them. We are delighted to announce that we are now offering an excellent online support service called Togetherall.
New students welcomed to CollegeNew students had a chance to find out more about campus life when they attended the Gower College Swansea Freshers’ Fayre.
Mock interviews strengthen skills for progressionLevels 2 and 3 Sport and Public Services students from Gower College Swansea's Tycoch campus recently attended mock interview sessions with local employers at an event organised by Lucy Turtle, the college's Enterprise Officer, and Gareth Price from Career Wales.
Progression success for Armed Forces Prep studentsThree students about to graduate from Gower College Swansea’s Armed Forces Preparation course are heading off for pastures new after being successful in their applications to the Royal Navy. Hamish Fleming, Matthew Milner and John Sanderson all agree that the 18-week course at the Tycoch campus helped prepare them mentally and physically for the challenges ahead.
Global Entrepreneurship Week - where ideas come to lifeStaff 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.
Pen-y-Fan charity walkCongratulations to the group of Armed Forces Preparation Course students who raised over £1,800 for charity with a walk up South Wales’ highest peak. The walk to the top of Pen-y-Fan has raised the incredible amount which will be split between three charities - “Blood Bikes Wales”, “Wales Air Ambulance” and “Healing the Wounds” charities.
Students head to Brussels on European Parliament tripA group of Level 3 Public Service students have just returned from a visit to the European parliament in Brussels. During the visit they learned about the work of the European Parliament and also got a chance to meet Jill Evans - the Plaid Cymru Member of the European Parliament for Wales.