Public Services News
Mock interviews strengthen skills for progression
Levels 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 students
Three 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 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.
Pen-y-Fan charity walk
Congratulations 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 trip
A 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.
Students put Pen-y-Bryn pupils through their paces
Students on the Armed Forces Preparation course at Gower College Swansea have organised a sponsored cycle with a difference. Pupils from Pen-y-Bryn Special School completed a virtual ride around the coast of Gower, without leaving the Sports Centre on the Tycoch campus!