News and Events

09
Dec

On yer bike for Kenya

Each year Gower College Swansea students hold a series of fundraising events in support of the Kenya Community Education Project and, despite restrictions due to the pandemic, they found a way to do it in 2020!

03
Dec
College launches draft Strategic Plan 2020-2024

College launches draft Strategic Plan 2020-2024

The development of a strategic plan is critical for all organisations to help set the way forward. 

Prior to the lockdown in March 2020, we began developing our new plan for the next four years – and since returning we have now completed a draft plan. 

26
Nov

Update to advice on face coverings whilst at College

Following a recent change to Welsh Government guidance, it will now be mandatory for all staff, students and visitors to wear a face covering outside as well as inside when on campus grounds. 

If you wear a face shield, please be reminded that a face covering must be worn in addition. 

24
Nov
Quality Standard Carer Support logo for the Carers Federation Limited

College achieves top support accreditation

Gower College Swansea are proud to have achieved the Quality Standard Carers Support (QSCS) accreditation from the Carers Federation for the high level of support it offers young adult carers. The QSCS will help to raise awareness, remove some of the barriers for carers, develop appropriate policies and procedures and improve access to support.

20
Nov
Liam Hughes and Ben Lewis, who won joint Silver, placing components onto circuit boards and soldering as part of the competition

A demonstration of world-class skills

Gower College Swansea joins forces with WorldSkills UK to demonstrate world-class skills.

Students at Gower College Swansea demonstrated their world-class electronic engineering skills when they took part in a virtual training event with students from across China. 

10
Nov

College praises class of 2020

Every year graduation marks a special moment in the academic calendar to congratulate the hard work and success of our graduates.

The event is a showcase of achievement where we celebrate student success from a wide range of higher level courses including accountancy, teaching, engineering, childcare, sport, housing and management.

06
Nov
Principal, Mark Jones

Important message from Principal, Mark Jones

As the firebreak lockdown comes to a close, here is some important information for when you return to College next week.

From Monday 9 November

We will now resume our face to face method of teaching for all our full time students.

20
Oct
Welsh circuit breaker lockdown, what does this mean for the College?

Firebreak lockdown, what does this mean for the College?

Following yesterday’s Welsh Government announcement of a firebreak lockdown across Wales, the College will close to all but essential staff at 6pm on Friday 23 October for half term.

From Monday 2 to Friday 6 November, the campuses will remain closed, but all teaching will be delivered online.

14
Oct

Join us at our virtual open evenings in November

This year, our November open evenings are going virtual! Explore the range of full time courses we offer, live chat with our staff and gain a real insight into life at Gower College Swansea.

What can you expect from the day?

06
Oct

Gower College Swansea student makes team UK line up for WorldSkills’ European Showdown

Fourteen of the UK’s best young apprentices and professionals have been selected to take on the crème de la crème of their European peers in the first big skills pressure test of the post Brexit era – EuroSkills.

Rhys Watts, Electronic Engineering Apprentice Technician at Gower College Swansea, is the youngest of the team, representing the UK in the Electronics Prototyping category.

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