News and Events

17
May
A record-breaking event for College athletics team

A record-breaking event for College athletics team

Members of Gower College Swansea’s athletics team took part in the recent Afan Nedd Tawe Athletics championships at Swansea University, where they competed against peers from Neath Port Talbot College and sixth forms in the Swansea/Neath area.

17
May
Regional heat puts students to the test

Regional heat puts students to the test

Electronic Engineering students from Gower College Swansea have taken part in a WorldSkills UK regional heat at the Tycoch Campus.

The regional heat, part of the WorldSkills competition framework and organised in partnership with SEMTA, comprised three practical activities - electronic construction, test and measurement, fault finding – and a theory test.

16
May
Pupils enjoy sunny sports festival

Pupils enjoy sunny sports festival

Over 500 pupils from primary schools across Swansea have taken part in Gower College Swansea’s annual Dragon Multi-Skills and Sport Festival at the Elba Sports Complex.

In beautiful sunshine, the pupils were put through their paces in a range of activities such as hockey, rounders, football, netball, rugby and golf.

16
May
Former student named VQ Intermediate Learner of the Year 2019

Former student named VQ Intermediate Learner of the Year 2019

Former Gower College Swansea student Collette Gorvett has been named Intermediate Learner of the Year at the VQ Awards 2019.

Collette, who now works at The Ritz in London, joined Gower College Swansea in 2015 to study the Level 1 Diploma in Professional Cookery before progressing through to Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Professional Cookery, Kitchen and Larder.

15
May
Three students in the running for VQ Awards 2019

Three students in the running for VQ Awards 2019

Gower College Swansea is absolutely delighted to have not one, not two, but three students named as VQ Award finalists for 2019.

First up is Reagan Locke, who is in the running for the title of VQ Higher Learner of the Year.

14
May
College in the running for Responsible Business Award

College in the running for Responsible Business Award

Gower College Swansea has been shortlisted for a Wales Responsible Business Award by Business in the Community (BITC) Cymru.

The College is in the running for the Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water Wellbeing at Work Award in recognition of its delivery of a ‘menopause in the workplace’ seminar that took place at the Tycoch Campus in November 2018.

07
May

Art students aim high for University places

Students at Gower College Swansea’s Llwyn y Bryn Campus are aiming high for university places, with some even following in the footsteps of Stella McCartney. They are all currently studying the Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, while offers are coming in from specialist art colleges and top universities across the UK.

03
May

Statement re: incident at College on Thursday 2 May

Late yesterday afternoon (Thursday 2 May) Gower College Swansea received anonymous information.

Due to the nature of this information and our priority of ensuring that we do everything possible to safeguard the health and safety of all our students and staff, we immediately contacted South Wales Police for advice.

30
Apr
College in the running for Paperless award

College in the running for Paperless award

Gower College Swansea has been shortlisted in the 2019 Public Sector Paperless Awards.

18
Apr
Top art and design colleges beckon for Llwyn y Bryn students

Top art and design colleges beckon for Llwyn y Bryn students

Four students from Llwyn y Bryn Campus have been accepted to study at UAL (University of the Arts London), an institution ranked second in the world for art and design. They are:

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