News and Events

11
Feb
Apprentices and employers celebrated at Virtual Awards

Apprentices and employers celebrated at Virtual Awards

To celebrate Apprenticeship Week Wales 2021, Gower College Swansea has organised a week-long programme of virtual events and activities from live chat rooms and information sessions to free webinars and YouTube tutorials.

10
Feb
A blended learning approach to accountancy

A blended learning approach to accountancy

Gower College Swansea has teamed up with Mindful Education to offer a range of flexible accountancy courses that are delivered through a combination of online lessons and on campus classes – perfect for these unusual times.

10
Feb
From left to right: Winner - Seren-Haf Davies, runner up - Llinos Dando and highly commended - Kaitlin Law and Maegen Kenvin with their art prizes.

Gower College Swansea students win Rob Brydon competition

Four Gower College Swansea students have been presented with prizes for the under 18 category of the 9to90 Creative Community Portrait Competition.

09
Feb
Principal, Mark Jones

Further update from Principal Mark Jones – 9 February 2021

Last week, the Education Minister announced that a small number of vocational students would be able to return to College from Monday 22 February which, as you will hopefully be aware from my previous update, we have been planning towards for the past couple of weeks.

04
Feb

St. Dwynwen Awards

On Monday 25 January, Gower College Swansea celebrated the Welsh patron saint for love St. Dwynwen’s day a little bit differently.

We decided to award positive stories by asking staff and learners to nominate a person who has been friendly, loving and shown community spirit over the past year.

03
Feb

Update from Principal, Mark Jones - 3 February 2021

I’d like to update our students and parents following last Friday’s announcement (29 January) by the First Minister.

29
Jan
Important update on online teaching and learning - 29 January

Important update on online teaching and learning - 29 January

Following today's (29 January) update from the First Minister, Gower College Swansea will continue to provide online teaching and learning support for students, in line with Welsh Government guidelines.

29
Jan

GCS and You - our new health and wellbeing strategy

Gower College Swansea is committed to providing a healthy working and learning environment to improve the lives and the futures of its community.

29
Jan

Another first for College

Gower College Swansea has become the first college in Wales to receive an Accredited Award from the Autism Accreditation Committee.        

27
Jan

Update from Principal Mark Jones – 27 January 2021

Last week’s announcement by the Education Minister about the way GCSE and A Level assessments will be graded for this year probably doesn’t look a lot different from those used in 2020. Grades will again be determined by lecturers and based on their assessment of students’ work – although this year it will be called Centre Determined Grades.

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