News and Events
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:
GCS vs Coleg Cymunedol Y Dderwen (36 - 0)
GCS vs Ystalyfera/Maesteg Select (32 - 5)
GCS vs Neath College (29 - 5)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.