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All Wrapped Up!
Level 3 Patisserie students at Gower College Swansea have been very busy designing, icing and decorating the annual Christmas display piece.
Competition success for Catering and Hospitality students
Two Catering and Hospitality students from Gower College Swansea have earned places in the Worldskills UK Squad team, which could see them representing their country at the Worldskills World Final in Russia in 2019.
Level 3 student Collette Gorvette was recently ‘Highly Commended’ in the Restaurant Services competition at the Worldskills National Finals at Birmingham’s NEC.
At the end of November, three students studying at the Gorseinon campus of Gower College Swansea participated in the Urdd Regional Swimming Gala.
Scholarship students 2017/2018
Four Gower College Swansea students have been awarded scholarships for this academic year.
Receipt of a scholarship will ensure that these students receive financial and holistic support from the College as they balance studying with sporting commitments.
Swansea workforce programme continues growth
A new programme designed to strengthen Swansea’s workforce has welcomed several new appointments to its team.
Better Jobs, Better Futures, which is run by Gower College Swansea, has taken on a number of new staff within their Workforce and Recruitment teams to further develop their support for local businesses.
College retains Platinum status
Gower College Swansea has retained its ACCA Platinum Approved Learning Partner status after five years of dedicated provision.
Currently the only further education college in the UK to be awarded this highly sought-after status by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, it is a measure of the high quality training and support provided to accountancy students.
GCS apprentice has Russia in his sights
An apprentice from Gower College Swansea has become the first Welsh student to make the Worldskills UK Squad in the sector of Industrial Electronics.
James Williams, who works at Haven Automation in Fforestfach, will now undergo two years of intensive specialist training which could take him all the way to the Worldskills World Finals in Kazan, Russia, in 2019.
Top GP comes home to inspire a whole new generation of doctors
Britain’s top GP, Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, recently came home to Swansea for a whirlwind two-day trip during which she visited her old school and college where she took her first steps to success.
Chinese students enjoy College experience
Our International department has hosted a group of Chinese students and staff from Zhuzhou No. 8 Middle School.
The students attended classes in the mornings and then spent the afternoons participating in various social activities.
A new library for Tycoch Campus
Students and staff at Gower College Swansea have celebrated the official reopening of the library at the Tycoch campus.
The innovative learning space, which was opened by BBC Wales presenter and children’s author Lucy Owen, includes a collaborative area, an information learning technology studio, an acoustic pod and individual / group study spaces.