News and Events
Oxford and Cambridge admissions testsWe are aware that some of our learners experienced significant technical issues with their recent Oxford and Cambridge admissions tests. These were national issues, experienced by candidates across the UK. Technical disruptions impacted the tests which were taken online, in particular the Math Admissions Test (MAT) and the English Literature Admissions Test (ELAT).
It’s medal time for College Ironman teamCongratulations to all the staff members who took part in the Ironman 2023 event on 3 September. Collectively, our amazing GCS team raised an incredible £625.06 for the Kenya Community Education Project – smashing their original target of £500.
Access student scoops special bursaryCongratulations are in order for former Gower College Swansea student Aaliyah Wood who has been chosen as a recipient of the Peter Roberts Collab Group Bursary.
Top universities beckon for talented Swansea studentsHundreds of young learners were recently invited to attend the launch of the Swansea Seren Hub for 2023/24, where they were able to find out more about the skills needed to apply to the UK’s top universities.
Gower College Swansea launches new Access to Engineering course for career changers and lifelong learnersGower College Swansea takes pride in announcing the successful launch of its latest educational offering: the Access to Engineering course.
Six students make national finalsAfter an intensive round of heats, Gower College Swansea is delighted that six students have made the WorldSkills UK National Finals. They are: Tarran Spooner, Faroz Shahrokh, Rhys Lock – Industrial Electronics Callie Morgan – Graphic Design Georgia Cox – Laboratory Technician Cameron Bryant – Foundation Skills: Restaurant Services
English students enjoy special poetry readingIn celebration of National Poetry Day on 5 October, A Level English students at Gower College Swansea were delighted to welcome poet Guinevere Clark to the Gorseinon Campus.
Gower College Swansea's HR Team Wins National AwardGower College Swansea's Human Resources (HR) team were recently honoured with the prestigious 'Best Health and Wellbeing Initiative Public/ Third Sector 2023' award by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
UPDATE Important information re: Tycoch Campus 28 SeptemberFurther to our update last week on the identified RAAC (Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete) that is present in a small, isolated area of the Tycoch campus of Gower College Swansea, structural engineers have now completed a detailed review of the campus.