News and Events
Impressive WorldSkills medal haul for Gower College Swansea
The UK’s best young apprentices and vocational students have been crowned the nations’ No.1 in a glittering ceremony in Birmingham.
WorldSkills UK LIVE, which attracted more than 80,000 young people to the NEC, was the backdrop for the National Finals of WorldSkills UK’s Competitions and saw more than 500 young people compete in over 70 different disciplines.
Care home residents enjoy singing workshops
Residents of a Swansea care home have enjoyed a series of bilingual singing workshops due to a collaboration between Ffa-la-la and Gower College Swansea.
College’s Rainbow Week celebrates inclusivity of LGBTQ+ individuals
Staff and students at Gower College Swansea have launched their first ever Rainbow Week with Welsh international rugby union referee Nigel Owens, MBE.
GCS Rainbow Week is dedicated to raising awareness of LGBTQ+ issues and celebrating inclusivity and the safe and supportive environment of the College.
Oxford college expands outreach initiative to Swansea
Students at Gower College Swansea have taken part in a brand new initiative that aims to attract more young people from state schools to the University of Oxford.
Around 80 A Level students attended the recent Step Up workshop at the Gorseinon Campus which was led by Head of Outreach at New College, Oxford - and former student of Gower College Swansea - Daniel Powell.
It’s graduation time for College’s HE learners!
Over 100 Higher Education students from Gower College Swansea have attended a special graduation event at the Brangwyn Hall.
The students donned their caps and gowns to celebrate their achievement in higher level courses such as accountancy, business, science, engineering, childcare, holistics, housing and management.
College enhances employer development focus with appointment of former Dragons Rugby CEO, Stuart Davies
Gower College Swansea has announced Stuart Davies as its new Business Development Consultant.
Employability programme celebrates second birthday
Gower College Swansea’s employability programme - Better Jobs, Better Futures - is celebrating a second highly successful year of delivery.
Gower College Swansea commended by AoC
Gower College Swansea has been commended for its best practice and innovation in three separate categories in the 2019/2020 Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Awards.
A brand new Student Union for Gower College Swansea
Gower College Swansea has a brand new Student Union and - overseeing the smooth running of the organisation – a new full time (sabbatical) SU President, Laimis Lisauskas.
FE/HE collaboration sees classroom transformation
Thanks to a successful bid to the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW), a classroom at Gower College Swansea has been transformed into an active learning space complete with videoconferencing facilities, interactive boards and VR headsets.