News and Events
Gower College Swansea apprenticeship scheme named best in UK
Gower College Swansea won Apprenticeship Programme of the Year at the annual Tes FE Awards, which recognises the best further education organisations supporting learners across the UK. Tes, formerly known as the Times Educational Supplement, is one of the leading media outlets for the education sector.
Businesses encouraged to enhance staff’s digital skills with fully funded training
Gower College Swansea is encouraging businesses in South West Wales to enrol their staff onto fully funded digital training to ensure they have the skills to take advantage of the latest technologies and tools.
Gower College Swansea supports Carers Week
Carers Week is an annual awareness campaign that celebrates and recognises the vital contribution of the UK’s unpaid carers – supporting family members and friends who are older, have a disability, mental or physical illness or who need extra help as they grow older.
AS / A Level and GCSE Centre Determined Grades – appeals
Provisional grades will be released on Wednesday 9 June.
A / AS / GCSE and Skills Challenge Centre Determined Grades
Provisional Centre Determined Grades for WJEC subjects will issue to learners on Wednesday 9 June, both via post and eILP.
The following subjects won’t issue on 9 June, as they come under English regulators and are therefore subject to a different process:
Forensics students scoop medals
Two Forensic Science students from Gower College Swansea have taken medals at recent SkillsCompetitionWales events.
Cerys Brooks, who won Silver, and Cara Morgan, who won Bronze, are in the first year of their Level 3 BTEC course.
Competing against nine other students from across Wales, they had to analyse evidence at a virtual crime scene and draw an accurate sketch.
College life is the way forward for Sophie
We recently caught up with Childhood Studies student, Sophie, who’s just a few months away from graduating from the College with a foundation degree.
Caroline’s return to education has been thoroughly enjoyable
We recently caught up with current Education Learning and Development Foundation Degree student, Caroline, who has recently completed her second year of the course.
Having spent all working life in an educational setting, she gained her higher-level Teaching Assistant’s status in 2007 and has been in her current job for 15 years.
Inspirational music teacher recognised
A Music lecturer from Gower College Swansea has been shortlisted for a prestigious Pearson Teacher of the Year Award.
Jonathan Rogers, who is Curriculum Leader for A Level Music at the Gorseinon Campus, is in the running for the title of FE Lecturer of the Year.