News and Events

19
Dec
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Acting lecturer appointed to awarding body role

Gower College Swansea lecturer Wyn Richards has joined the UAL Awarding Body's External Developer Register.

Wyn joined the College in 2015 and currently leads the Level 4 Professional Diploma in Performance UAL (Acting Company) course.

15
Dec
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New era dawns for Learning and Skills at HMP&YOI Parc as Novus Gower commences curriculum delivery

Joint venture will connect prisoners with the skills they require to secure employment and drive growth in the South Wales economy

A new era in learning and skills for prisoners in South Wales has begun today as the first prisoners at HMP&YOI Parc in Bridgend have started education programmes delivered by Novus Gower.

12
Dec

Message to students, parents and guardians from Principal Mark Jones

As we enter winter and move nearer to Christmas, the good news is that COVID infection rates in Wales continue to fall.

However, in the media recently there has been a number of stories concerning respiratory infections circulating within the community including flu, COVID and other bacterial infections.

12
Dec
Student cutting in textiles

Students enjoy textiles workshop

AS and A Level Textiles students enjoyed a weaving workshop with Llio James, a Welsh practitioner with a strong interest in developing the relationship between hand weaving and the traditional woollen industry within Wales. 

05
Dec
Well done to Worldskills National finalists logo

Two WorldSkills UK medal wins for Gower College Swansea!

Over 500 of the best students and apprentices from all over the UK came together for hours of intense competition in November, to be crowned as WorldSkills UK National Final winners.

05
Dec
Student standing with balloons

Young entrepreneur impresses business leaders

Gower College Swansea student William Evans is showing a real practical flair for entrepreneurship despite being just 16 years of age.

02
Dec
Gower College Swansea's netball team with the AOC sport sign.

Two triumphs for Gower College Swansea's netball team

Gower College Swansea's netball team are celebrating after two recent successes.

An 8-7 win against Coleg Gwent Cross Keys at the Sport Wales National Centre gave them a a perfect six-game record, making them 2022-23 Welsh Colleges Champions!

Additionally, seven players were selected for Welsh Colleges Netball at the Cardiff and Vale College trials:

02
Dec
Swansea Arena for Gower College Swansea's Higher Education Graduation Ceremony

Gower College Swansea’s annual higher education graduation at Swansea Arena

Around 300 Higher Education students from Gower College Swansea attended a special graduation event at the Swansea Arena on 16 November 2022.

01
Dec

Important information for our Gorseinon neighbours re: Campus extension and refurbishment plans

Dear resident, you will hopefully be aware of Gower College Swansea’s intention to further develop its Gorseinon campus through extending one of its existing buildings, as well as the refurbishment of a number of existing classrooms.  We are also planning to improve the existing traffic management layout, as well as widening the access onto Belgrave Road which we believe will help to reduce any

28
Nov
Learners sitting at table learning midwifery with dolls

Nursing and midwifery taster day

We organised a Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work Taster Day jointly with Hywel TEifi Academy, Swansea University for those students who have an interest in following a career in those fields.

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