News and Events
VQ Day 2018 – students celebrate vocational success
As Gower College Swansea celebrates VQ Day 2018, some of our current students have been talking about why they chose to follow the vocational route through college.
Chloe Houlton is currently studying towards a Level 3 Diploma in Spa and Body Treatments at the Broadway Centre, having previously completed a Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Specialist Techniques.
The final countdown: a parent’s guide to preparing for exam season
Very soon, hundreds of young people across Swansea will be anxiously heading into college or school to start their exams. Whether its GCSEs or A Levels, the time for revision is upon us – a time that can be a cause of stress and anxiety to many.
All the world’s a stage for GCS students
Almost 30 students from Gower College Swansea have been offered places at some of the UK’s most prestigious drama colleges and universities.
“Our Performing Arts department has had the most amazing twelve months and these stories of successful progression are a wonderful way to end the academic year,” says Learning Area Manager Lucy Hartnoll.
International students head off to Heatherton
Our first year students had a great day out at Heatherton World of Activities during the Easter break.
From water zorbing to zip wiring and go karting, their enthusiasm remained intact even during the rain!
This fun event gave the group a chance to relax together before getting down to the serious business of the upcoming exam season.
ROC Midden College Erasmus+ visit
Gower College Swansea has welcomed four members of staff from the Dutch College of ROC Midden.
Hosted by the Business and Technology Learning Area from Tuesday 17 until Friday 20 April, their main focus was to see how the Welsh education system varies from the Dutch.
Students meet the Counsel General on campus
A Level students at Gower College Swansea have been paid a special visit by the Counsel General, Jeremy Miles AM.
College hosts events linked to BBC Radio 1 Academy
Gower College Swansea was delighted to host a series of events last week at its Tycoch Campus in the run up to Radio 1’s Academy at the Swansea Grand Theatre in May.
Gower College Swansea Students Win Aberystwyth University Awards
Four students from Gower College Swansea have been successful in Aberystwyth University’s Entrance Scholarship competition.
This year, the University awarded 68 Scholarships and a number of Merit Awards to students applying to study at Aberystwyth in September 2018.