News and Events
Tracker for pesky pets a hit for IT students
Students on the Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in IT at Gower College Swansea have presented their latest project at the Big Bang Fair at MOD St Athan.
This event, which is organised by EESW/STEMCymru, attracted over 80 teams from schools and colleges across South Wales.
Our International students were among a group of over 80 learners who attended this year’s Swansea HE+ Consortium visit to Cambridge.
The event included subject specific masterclasses, college visits and a relaxing punting session on the River Cam.
Pictured here are Jasmine and Molly, both from China, who are studying maths and sciences at Gower College Swansea.
Saadia makes the sporting shortlist
Gower College Swansea student Saadia Abubaker has been revealed as a runner up in the prestigious AoC Sports Awards 2019
Not only is Saadia studying four A Levels at the Gorseinon Campus, she is also – on her own initiative - working hard to break down cultural barriers in sport and to encourage more participation from young people from ethnic minorities.
Students urge a rethink of ‘fast fashion’
Students from Gower College Swansea’s Llwyn y Bryn Campus have taken over the window of a local charity shop to help raise awareness of ethical fashion.
The Foundation Degree Fashion and Textiles students, alongside lecturer Elinor Franklin, are working in partnership with the Samaritans shop in the Uplands to style and customise a selection of pre-loved outfits.
College scoops two AAC Apprenticeship Awards
Gower College Swansea scooped two awards at the recent AAC Apprenticeship Awards in Birmingham.
This is an incredible achievement, as more than 350 entries were submitted in total from UK colleges, training providers and employers for this prestigious event, which was organised by FE Week and the Association of Education and Learning Providers.
Sister School partnership agreed
Gower College Swansea has signed a ‘Sister School’ partnership with Wuhan No. 49 High School, China, with both parties agreeing to participate in student and staff exchanges and share best practice.
Gower College Swansea scoop three HR Awards
Gower College Swansea scooped three awards in the Wales HR Awards 2018 in a glittering black-tie ceremony in Cardiff’s Exchange Hotel on Friday 22 March.
Free tasters on offer for Swansea Learning Festival
Gower College Swansea is delighted to participate in the Swansea Learning Festival 2019 which takes place from 1-6 April.
We are offering a range of free taster sessions to coincide with the festival – these include:
Gower College Swansea has achieved Gold in Corporate Health Standard for staff wellbeing!
Gower College Swansea has been recognised by Welsh Government for the high standard of health and wellbeing of its staff through successfully achieving the Gold Corporate Health Standard award.
Students ready to face the music at top universities
A Level Music students from Gower College Swansea are celebrating after receiving course offers from some of the top universities and conservatoires in the UK.