News and Events

11
Jul
Historic Sketty Hall set to benefit from brand new renovation plans

Historic Sketty Hall set to benefit from brand new renovation plans

Gower College Swansea’s Sketty Hall is set for renovation under proposed new development plans.

The Grade II listed building, nestled in beautiful grounds close to Singleton Park, will be repositioned as a Business School, home to a wide range of professional courses as well as higher-level qualifications and degree apprenticeships. 

09
Jul
Health and well-being day 2019

Health and well-being day 2019

Gower College Swansea recently held its second annual Health and Wellbeing Day at the Tycoch Campus.

Over 400 members of staff enjoyed the free activities which included yoga, swingball, inflatable basketball, guided walks, tai chi, gardening, a Greatest Showman-themed dance lesson, singing and relaxing massages

28
Jun
Gower College Swansea Sports Awards 2019

Gower College Swansea Sports Awards 2019

Students from Gower College Swansea have celebrated another successful sporting year with a special awards ceremony at the Tycoch Campus.

26
Jun
Gower College Swansea Annual Student Awards 2019

Gower College Swansea Annual Student Awards 2019

Our outstanding students have been honoured once again, at the Gower College Swansea 2019 Annual Awards ceremony.

The ceremony took place at the Liberty Stadium, with recipients representing every aspect of college life from full time A Level and vocational courses, through to apprentices, HE learners and clients from the College’s employability support programmes.

19
Jun
International department receives education award

International department receives education award

Gower College Swansea has received an Education First (EF) High School Global Education Excellence Award.

The award was given to the College in recognition of its role in helping a number of their students achieve excellent A Level results and progress to some of the world’s most prestigious universities.

19
Jun
Six careers you could kickstart in Swansea that didn’t exist 20 years ago

Six careers you could kickstart in Swansea that didn’t exist 20 years ago

With exam season well underway, students across Swansea will undoubtedly be thinking about what comes next, and what their options are post-exams. In the past 20 years, the jobs landscape has changed considerably – here to talk about what some of these new opportunities look like is Mark Jones, Principal at Gower College Swansea.   

13
Jun
Students thanked for fund-raising efforts

Students thanked for fund-raising efforts

Students at Gower College Swansea have raised an astonishing £11,000 over the past two years – money that has been donated to the Kenya Community Education Project

11
Jun
Adult Learners' Week 2019

Adult Learners' Week 2019

Gower College Swansea is delighted to be celebrating this year’s Adult Learners’ Week with a series of creative workshops on offer at our Llwyn y Bryn Campus.

The workshops range from drawing and photography, to screen printing and fashion illustration. They are suitable for beginners or those with limited experience of art and design.

24
May
Taylor heads for Hay

Taylor heads for Hay

Gower College Swansea student Taylor Williams has been awarded a place on the Hay Festival Beacons Project, a prestigious, free workshop residency for 16-18 year olds interested in writing.

Taylor is currently studying A Levels in English Language, English Literature and Media Studies at the Gorseinon Campus.

23
May
College football team retains Cup

College football team retains Cup

Gower College Swansea’s Premier Football squad have retained the Welsh Colleges Cup, beating Cardiff and Vale College 3-1 in the final.

Over the past four seasons, the team’s success has seen it pick up the Welsh Colleges Cup and the Welsh Schools Cup, as well as being named British Cup and Welsh Cup finalists.

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