News and Events
‘Happy’ hormones explained
Staff at Gower College Swansea were recently invited to a special seminar on managing the menopause in the workplace.
The hour-long talk was hosted by the award-winning nutritionist, author and Happy Hormones For Life founder Nicki Williams.
Winning photographs lead to prizes
Two ILS students from Gower College Swansea have scooped prizes in a photography competition organised by Learning Disability Wales
Sophie Maddick and Jon-Luc Howells are on the Study Preparation 2 course at the Tycoch Campus. Digital photography is among the subjects they study and the winning photographs were taken during a class visit to Langland Bay with lecturer Leah Millinship.
Table tennis success for International student
Congratulations to International student Jarret-Yuzhe Zhang on winning the Welsh Colleges Table Tennis Championship.
Jarret, who is from Singapore, scooped first place by defeating the reigning champion - and fellow GCS student - Jacob Young.
The two, who are good friends and often practice together, will go on to represent Wales in the National Championships next April.
Students enjoy felt workshop
Fine Art students from Gower College Swansea have enjoyed a felt workshop with Vivian Rhule, a felt and print artist from Swansea who draws her inspiration mainly from local landscapes and nature.
The workshop was an opportunity for students to create pieces of felt work to include in their portfolios.
West Glamorgan Swimming Gala success
Five students from the Gorseinon Campus of Gower College Swansea recently participated in the Urdd Regional Swimming Gala, which was held at the Dyfed Road Swimming Pool, Neath.
The girls did good!
Second year International students have donated original artwork for greeting cards to raise money for Children in Need.
Maggie and Iris, who both study fine art and textiles and Trista, a photography student, supplied the fabulous images.
Sale of the cards generated almost £100.
International students aiming high
Seven International A Level students have applied to study at either Cambridge or Oxford University in September 2019.
All of these students achieved at least three A grades in their AS exams and have already received offers from world renowned universities such as Imperial College London, UCL and London School of Economics.
GCS students take Gold, Silver and Bronze at WorldSkills!
Gower College Swansea students performed exceptionally well at the recent WorldSkills UK LIVE National Finals at Birmingham’s NEC.
Electronic Engineering student Jamie Skyrme took home a Gold Medal in the Industrial Electronics category after undertaking a challenging set of competition tasks including fault finding, electronic design, programming and prototyping.
College signs educational partnership agreement
International Manager Kieran Keogh has signed an educational partnership agreement with Britlink, a subsidiary of the large Singapore based Dimensions Education Group, to deliver vocational qualifications throughout Malaysia, Myanmar and Vietnam.
Students enjoy ceramics workshop
Fine Art students from Gower College Swansea have enjoyed a clay workshop with Eluned Glyn, a Welsh ceramic designer whose inspiration comes from the classic forms of the 20th and 21st centuries.
The workshop was an opportunity for students to create sculptures by coiling and slabbing clay and creating shapes by molding with slip.