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College celebrates very first Apprenticeship Awards
Gower College Swansea has held its first ever awards ceremony for apprentices and employers.
The special event, hosted by BBC Wales Scrum V Live’s Ross Harries, was held to honour the outstanding commitment and dedication of the ‘best of the best’ apprentices and partner employers.
Karly is a double award winner
A former Access student from Gower College Swansea has been officially named as a runner-up in the annual Keith Fletcher Memorial Prize ceremony.
Karly Jenkins (second left), who studied Access to Social Welfare at the College before beginning her social work degree at Swansea University, will attend a special presentation event at The Palace of Westminster on 24 April.
Former student signs to Cardiff City
A former Gowerton School pupil and Gower College Swansea student has signed to Cardiff City.
Danny Williams, who studied Level 3 Football, Coaching and Performance (Diploma in Sport) at the College as well as being a star member of its Football Academy, has signed a 2.5 year professional contract with the Premier League club.
College in the running for two Apprenticeship Awards
Gower College Swansea is in the running for more awards after being named as a national finalist in the AAC Apprenticeship Awards 2019.
More than 350 entries were submitted from UK colleges, training providers and employers for these prestigious awards, which are organised by FE Week and the Association of Education and Learning Providers.
Cissy returns to the stage for Chinese New Year event
Cissy, a second year International student, took centre stage again this year at the Chinese New Year celebrations held at the National Waterfront Museum.
The event is organised by the Chinese in Wales Association and has grown steadily in popularity since its launch.
Cissy charmed visitors by playing the erhu, a traditional Chinese instrument.
Ex-student achieves first cap for Wales at the Six Nations
An ex-student from Gower College Swansea has got her first Welsh rugby cap against France in the Six Nations Women’s tournament.
Alex Callender, from Carmarthen, was surprised to come on so early in the game, on February 2, in the opening match of the series out in Montpellier.
Pupils encouraged to ‘aim high’ at College event
Gower College Swansea recently organised a special event for Year 10 pupils from secondary schools across Swansea.
The launch of the Welsh Government’s Seren Foundation programme at the Liberty Stadium enabled almost 400 young people to find out more about the range of higher education options they could explore after they complete their A Levels.
Apprentice of the Year talks success with secondary school pupils
A 19-year-old from Port Talbot is encouraging pupils from her former secondary school to consider apprenticeships as a chosen career path.
Sally Hughes attended Ysgol Cwm Brombil in Port Talbot before attending Neath college to do AS-Levels in biology, chemistry and psychology. After completing the year, Sally enrolled onto a BTEC Level 3 Applied Science at Gower College Swansea.
Gower College Swansea joins the Collab Group of Colleges
The Collab Group of Colleges is pleased to announce Gower College Swansea as its newest member.
Gower College Swansea, one of the largest further education colleges in Wales, has a strong reputation and will be a fantastic addition to our network of forward thinking colleges.