News and Events

10
Oct
College HR team up for top award

College HR team up for top award

Gower College Swansea’s HR department is in the running for another top award.

The team have been shortlisted in the Best In-House Team category at the CIPD Wales Awards, which take place at Cardiff City Hall on 15 November.

This particular award recognises HR teams that have worked closely together to deliver value through people-focused initiatives and practices. 

04
Oct
Ambitious plans for Sketty Hall given green light

Ambitious plans for Sketty Hall given green light

Gower College Swansea’s vision to redevelop Sketty Hall as a Business School will proceed following a successful bid for capital funding from Welsh Government.

20
Sep
University joins forces with College to help students

University joins forces with College to help students

Swansea University and Gower College Swansea have teamed up to support students with autistic spectrum conditions as they prepare to make the transition from college to university.

They are collaborating on a year-long research project to investigate potential challenges that these students experience when making the change from further education to higher education.

20
Sep
College awarded NEBOSH Gold status

College awarded NEBOSH Gold status

Gower College Swansea has been awarded Gold NEBOSH Learning Partner status – an official seal of approval for its delivery of health and safety courses.

18
Sep
College launches HE+ and Seren Academy for 2019

College launches HE+ and Seren Academy for 2019

Gower College Swansea has welcomed over 400 learners to the Gorseinon campus for the launch of the HE+ programme and Seren Academy for 2019/20.

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.

10
Sep
£6.6m EU funding to support Gower College Swansea employability programme

£6.6m EU funding to support Gower College Swansea employability programme

A major £6.6m EU investment is set to expand and extend a Swansea employability programme through to 2021.

Five new projects, part of the ‘Better Jobs, Better Futures’ programme, will be delivered by Gower College Swansea, in partnership with local employers.

10
Sep
New students welcomed to College

New students welcomed to College

New students had a chance to find out more about campus life when they attended the Gower College Swansea Freshers’ Fayre.

06
Sep

College celebrates Medallion of Excellence for Tom

During the recent WorldSkills Kazan 2019 competition event, no less than six of the 19 medals won by Team UK came from Wales.

06
Sep
Welsh youngsters named among best in the world at international skills competition

Welsh youngsters named among best in the world at international skills competition

Talented young people from across Wales have been recognised as world-class experts at the WorldSkills International competition in Russia.

The event is the world’s largest skills competition and took place across four days in Kazan with young people from more than 63 counties battling it out to be awarded a medal in their chosen skill.

29
Aug
Five career paths you could explore here in Swansea

Five career paths you could explore here in Swansea

For hundreds of students across Swansea, the time has come to make decisions about what happens next in their educational journey, whether it’s college or sixth-form, an apprenticeship or heading straight into the workplace. Each educational and training option offers young people an opportunity to gain new skills and forge an exciting and rewarding career path.

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