News and Events

27
Oct
Congratulations to the Rugby Academy

Congratulations to the Rugby Academy

Congratulations to the College's Rugby Academy who have won the U18s Ospreys cup to go alongside their Welsh Colleges victory

The path to the final looked like this:

Pool 2
GCS vs Coleg Cymunedol Y Dderwen (36 - 0)
GCS vs Ystalyfera/Maesteg Select (32 - 5)

Semi Final
GCS vs Neath College (29 - 5)

27
Oct
College celebrates Diversity Week 2017

College celebrates Diversity Week 2017

Staff and students across Gower College Swansea have celebrated Diversity Week with the twelfth annual Diversity Fayre and a series of awareness-raising workshops.

11
Oct
Poetry workshop inspires students

Poetry workshop inspires students

Award-winning poet and journalist Rae Howells has paid a visit to the Gorseinon campus to hold a creative workshop with A Level English students.

Rae, a former student of the college, talked about her career to date before giving a poetry reading and setting the students a writing challenge based on a news story and series of photographs.

03
Oct
Better Jobs and Better Futures on horizon for Swansea

Better Jobs and Better Futures on horizon for Swansea

Gower College Swansea is launching a brand new initiative aimed at maximising employability and in-work progression in the Swansea area.

02
Oct
International students enjoy a day out at Rhossili Bay

International students enjoy a day out at Rhossili Bay

Our International students recently took in the stunning views of Gower while they explored the beaches of Rhossili.

The fun and games were enjoyed by all as they played football on the sand and rounded off a great day out with ice creams.

02
Oct
College appoints new Director of HR

College appoints new Director of HR

Gower College Swansea has appointed a brand new Director of Human Resources – one with a very familiar face - as Sarah King, who joined the College in September, previously worked at Swansea College as a HR Employee Relations Advisor.

Sarah, who is from Swansea, has spent the last 11 years at Bridgend College where she held the position of Vice Principal HR and Wellbeing.

29
Sep
College launches HE+ for new academic year

College launches HE+ for new academic year

Gower College Swansea has welcomed over 250 learners to the Gorseinon campus for the launch of the HE+ programme* for 2017/18.

Gower College Swansea, at the invitation of and in collaboration with, the University of Cambridge, is the ‘hub’ institution in the Swansea HE+ Consortium, working with the seven state sixth-form schools in the City and County of Swansea.

29
Sep
Andy and Danny - award winning students!

Andy and Danny - award winning students!

Huge congratulations to Motor Vehicle student Andrew Tipton and Foundation Degree Sport / Football Academy student Danny Williams  who took home the awards for Progression (6th Form/College) and Sporting Star at the Swansea Bay Radio Young Achievers Awards at the Towers Hotel.

25
Sep
Enterprise Manager Sue Poole in the running for two awards

Enterprise Manager Sue Poole in the running for two awards

Sue Poole, Enterprise Manager at Gower College Swansea and CEO / Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurial Education (C4EE) has been shortlisted for not one but two awards over the coming weeks.

20
Sep
Urdd sport training success for student

Urdd sport training success for student

Rebecca Jones, an A Level student from Gower College Swansea, recently joined the Urdd for a sports training weekend in Aberystwyth.

Working in partnership with Aberystwyth University, 'SuperTeams' were created where young people from across Wales got together and competed in a variety of sports activities including basketball, swimming, athletics and ball-avoid.

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