News and Events
Staff recognised at Long Service Awards
Gower College Swansea recently held a special celebratory event at the Liberty Stadium to honour members of staff with more than 20 years’ service.
A splash in the sea for charity - students take a walrus dip
A group of hardy students from Gower College Swansea have taken to the freezing cold waters of Caswell Bay to raise money for the Kenya Community Education Project (KCEP) charity.
The annual ‘walrus dip’ is just one of a number of events that the students organise to raise awareness and funds for the charity. Just last month, they also completed a gruelling Snowdon climb.
International schools on the horizon for College
Gower College Swansea recently welcomed Dr. Wen Cao - Dean of International at Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) - who presented to senior managers and board members on the topic of K-12 international education in China.
A day out in Bath
A group of our International students enjoyed an exciting trip to one of Britain’s most appealing cities.
They visited the Roman Baths and spent time at the award-winning Bath Christmas Market.
The group also had time to browse the artisan goods and tuck in to some delicious street food.
Students meet iconic artist on visit to Swansea
Staff and students from Gower College Swansea jumped at the chance to meet with iconic pop artist Sir Peter Blake when he visited Swansea at the weekend.
Teacher training programme a success
Gower College Swansea recently welcomed teachers from Zhuzhou, Hunan, China to participate in a short teacher training programme.
Our Chinese guests observed a range of different A Level classes and taught sessions and also participated in a cultural exchange event, with some of our current Chinese students performing in the role of interpreters.
International students had a great time getting into the festive spirit at Swansea’s Waterfront Winterland.
The evening started off with an ice skating session followed by all the fun of the fairground.
It was wonderful to see our students relaxing together before they break up for their Christmas holidays.
College launches Lego Education Innovation Suite
The doors have officially opened at Gower College Swansea’s brand new Lego Education Innovation Suite.
The only educational suite of its kind in the local area, this facility will be used by students, school pupils and employers to enhance their digital skills using Lego.
Top marks for our International mathematicians
Gower College Swansea recently hosted a regional heat for the Senior Team Mathematics Challenge, a competition coordinated by the United Kingdom Maths Trust and sponsored by Rolls Royce.
Over 1200 teams took part this year and International students Jonas, Faye, Jasmine and Tony, who are all from China, secured first place in their heat.