News and Events

24
May
Taylor heads for Hay

Taylor heads for Hay

Gower College Swansea student Taylor Williams has been awarded a place on the Hay Festival Beacons Project, a prestigious, free workshop residency for 16-18 year olds interested in writing.

Taylor is currently studying A Levels in English Language, English Literature and Media Studies at the Gorseinon Campus.

23
May
College football team retains Cup

College football team retains Cup

Gower College Swansea’s Premier Football squad have retained the Welsh Colleges Cup, beating Cardiff and Vale College 3-1 in the final.

Over the past four seasons, the team’s success has seen it pick up the Welsh Colleges Cup and the Welsh Schools Cup, as well as being named British Cup and Welsh Cup finalists.

22
May
Silver medals haul for Gower College Swansea students

Silver medals haul for Gower College Swansea students

Gower College Swansea students performed exceptionally well at the recent AoC National Championships in Nottingham.

In the Men’s Table Tennis competition, team members Jarrett Zhang, Jacob Young and Matthew Jones collected the first of three Silver medals.

21
May
Students pen prize-winning reviews

Students pen prize-winning reviews

Three A Level students from Gower College Swansea have claimed prizes at the 2019 DylanEd book review competition, which is organised by Swansea University as part of the wider International Dylan Thomas Prize celebrations.

21
May
Leading Welsh employers collaborate to shape digital skills

Leading Welsh employers collaborate to shape digital skills

As the digital world evolves, companies are increasing their investment in new technologies to enable better security, data analysis, and business productivity. With this innovation comes a growing digital skills gap and a need to adapt quickly in terms of upskilling the modern workforce.

17
May
College staff and students support Swansea Pride

College staff and students support Swansea Pride

Staff and students from Gower College Swansea were delighted to support a range of Swansea Pride 2019 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.

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