News and Events
Welsh treats for new International students
Gower College Swansea's International department held a ‘city centre orientation’ event for its new cohort of students.
The highlight of the day was trying cockles, laverbread and Welsh cakes at Swansea Market – a big thank you to them for providing delicious free tasters!
ESOL student becomes sports ambassador
A Gower College Swansea student has returned from a four-day visit to Bulgaria as part of an Erasmus+ sports project.
The trip came about after ESOL tutors at the college were approached by ColegauCymru to see if any of their students would like to apply for the role of Youth Sports Development Ambassador (YSDA).
Arrangement for the collection of examination certificates
Gower College Swansea will be issuing postcards shortly to let students know their certificates are ready to collect.
Please do not attempt to pick up a certificate before receiving your postcard.
Certificates will be ready to collect from Monday 18th September during the times and from the campus stated on your postcard.
William wins prize for science project
An A Level student from Gower College Swansea has been awarded a prize from Tata Steel in recognition of work he undertook during a summer placement.
William Hughes, who is studying Mathematics and Science at the Gorseinon campus, received a cheque and an award for Best Value Added Project.
Tales of the stage inspire new students
A former student of Gower College Swansea has returned to the Llwyn y Bryn campus to encourage and motivate new students who are just embarking on their adventures in further education.
Freshers’ Fayre welcomes new students
New students have been welcomed to Gower College Swansea with a vibrant Freshers Fayre held at the Tycoch and Gorseinon campuses.
College Netball Academy joins Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton Relay
Members of Gower College Swansea's Netball Academy team took part in the recent Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton Relay in Swansea.
As winners of a Swansea Sports Award in 2016, the team were invited to accompany the Baton Bearer during Leg 6* of the Relay, which took place between Blackpill and the 360 Beach and Watersports Centre.
More GCS students heading to Russell Group universities
Students from Gower College Swansea are bucking the trend of two recent national reports.
The first, the figures released by the admissions body UCAS, showed that a quarter of Welsh constituencies have less than 25% of 18 year olds going to university – with Swansea West and Swansea East named as being under 25%, Gower only slightly above, and with Cardiff the highest at 47%.
Welcoming Welsh speakers to the College
This year, for the first time, Gower College Swansea held a Welcome Day for Welsh-speaking young people who have applied to start college in September. The aim of the day was to help new students become familiar with the campus, meet other Welsh speaking applicants, meet Welsh speaking staff, and learn about the Welsh language opportunities at college.