News and Events
Oxford college expands outreach initiative to Swansea
Students at Gower College Swansea have taken part in a brand new initiative that aims to attract more young people from state schools to the University of Oxford.
Around 80 A Level students attended the recent Step Up workshop at the Gorseinon Campus which was led by Head of Outreach at New College, Oxford - and former student of Gower College Swansea - Daniel Powell.
It’s graduation time for College’s HE learners!
Over 100 Higher Education students from Gower College Swansea have attended a special graduation event at the Brangwyn Hall.
The students donned their caps and gowns to celebrate their achievement in higher level courses such as accountancy, business, science, engineering, childcare, holistics, housing and management.
College enhances employer development focus with appointment of former Dragons Rugby CEO, Stuart Davies
Gower College Swansea has announced Stuart Davies as its new Business Development Consultant.
Employability programme celebrates second birthday
Gower College Swansea’s employability programme - Better Jobs, Better Futures - is celebrating a second highly successful year of delivery.
Gower College Swansea commended by AoC
Gower College Swansea has been commended for its best practice and innovation in three separate categories in the 2019/2020 Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Awards.
A brand new Student Union for Gower College Swansea
Gower College Swansea has a brand new Student Union and - overseeing the smooth running of the organisation – a new full time (sabbatical) SU President, Laimis Lisauskas.
FE/HE collaboration sees classroom transformation
Thanks to a successful bid to the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW), a classroom at Gower College Swansea has been transformed into an active learning space complete with videoconferencing facilities, interactive boards and VR headsets.
College HR team up for top award
Gower College Swansea’s HR department is in the running for another top award.
The team have been shortlisted in the Best In-House Team category at the CIPD Wales Awards, which take place at Cardiff City Hall on 15 November.
This particular award recognises HR teams that have worked closely together to deliver value through people-focused initiatives and practices.
Ambitious plans for Sketty Hall given green light
Gower College Swansea’s vision to redevelop Sketty Hall as a Business School will proceed following a successful bid for capital funding from Welsh Government.
University joins forces with College to help students
Swansea University and Gower College Swansea have teamed up to support students with autistic spectrum conditions as they prepare to make the transition from college to university.
They are collaborating on a year-long research project to investigate potential challenges that these students experience when making the change from further education to higher education.