News and Events

28
Nov
Student using VR headset

Fun, engaging, and interactive: how VR changed open evenings at Gower College Swansea

Many thanks to Jisc for this article

In March 2020, like all education providers, Gower College Swansea was faced with the unexpected challenge of moving online. With in-person open evenings cancelled, staff needed to find a solution to engage prospective students.

22
Nov

Opportunity Knocks for ILS students

Gower College Swansea have successfully launched a series of new work internships with students in the independent living skills (ILS) department, working up to five days a week in various sectors in Morriston Hospital and the wider community.

17
Nov
Welsh students with Adam yn yr Ardd

Adam in the Garden, Hill House

We’ve been lucky enough to have Adam Jones aka Adam yn yr Ardd, a renowned gardener, visit Hill House to teach our Welsh language gardening group. Adam works with level 1- 2 students and the purpose of these weekly practical sessions is to include the Welsh language in a vocational setting.

11
Nov
GCS Owls Esports Bootcamp

Students participate in first GCS Owls Esports Bootcamp

Over 40 students from sites all over Gower College Swansea enjoyed their first GCS Owls bootcamp event during half term at the Esports room in Ward 4, Hill House, Tycoch Campus. 

09
Nov
Text reads Beacon Awards Commended

Gower College Swansea commended in the Association of Colleges Beacon Awards (AoC)

Gower College Swansea has been commended for its best practice and innovation in two separate categories in the 2022/23 Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Awards.

07
Nov
Portrait photos of Welsh Ambassadors

Presenting our College Welsh Ambassadors

We present our new Welsh Ambassadors for 2022/23!

Olivia Lane and Imogen Morris study A Level Health and Care and present some of their work in Welsh.

Morgan Rees-Ruault studies Uniformed Public Services and represents Tycoch Campus.

04
Nov
Hisham sitting in the library

Gower College Swansea learner wins Inspire! Adult Learning Award

Gower College Swansea ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) and GCSE learner, Hisham Saeed, has won the Different Past - Shared Futures Award at the Inspire! Adult Learning Awards.

27
Oct
Ffa-la-la visits Gower College Swansea

Welsh in Child Care - Ffa-La-La workshops

Childcare students on both Tycoch and Gorseinon campuses have enjoyed singing workshops from Carys John of Ffa-La-La. Ffa-La-La is a company that trains people who work in nurseries on their use of Welsh. 

26
Oct
Students talk politics with The Lord Aberdare

Students talk politics with The Lord Aberdare

Students from Gower College Swansea recently had the opportunity to meet The Lord Aberdare – Alastair John Lyndhurst Bruce – when he visited the Gorseinon Campus as part of the Learn with the Lords programme.

18
Oct
A group of adult learners around a table, writing and laughing

Update your skills, enhance your employability or pick up a new hobby this Adult Learners’ Week with Gower College Swansea

Gower College Swansea boasts a variety of courses and free taster sessions for adult learners.

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