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Art students aim high for University places
Students at Gower College Swansea’s Llwyn y Bryn Campus are aiming high for university places, with some even following in the footsteps of Stella McCartney. They are all currently studying the Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, while offers are coming in from specialist art colleges and top universities across the UK.
Statement re: incident at College on Thursday 2 May
Late yesterday afternoon (Thursday 2 May) Gower College Swansea received anonymous information.
Due to the nature of this information and our priority of ensuring that we do everything possible to safeguard the health and safety of all our students and staff, we immediately contacted South Wales Police for advice.
College in the running for Paperless award
Gower College Swansea has been shortlisted in the 2019 Public Sector Paperless Awards.
Top art and design colleges beckon for Llwyn y Bryn students
Four students from Llwyn y Bryn Campus have been accepted to study at UAL (University of the Arts London), an institution ranked second in the world for art and design. They are:
Tracker for pesky pets a hit for IT students
Students on the Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in IT at Gower College Swansea have presented their latest project at the Big Bang Fair at MOD St Athan.
This event, which is organised by EESW/STEMCymru, attracted over 80 teams from schools and colleges across South Wales.
Our International students were among a group of over 80 learners who attended this year’s Swansea HE+ Consortium visit to Cambridge.
The event included subject specific masterclasses, college visits and a relaxing punting session on the River Cam.
Pictured here are Jasmine and Molly, both from China, who are studying maths and sciences at Gower College Swansea.
Saadia makes the sporting shortlist
Gower College Swansea student Saadia Abubaker has been revealed as a runner up in the prestigious AoC Sports Awards 2019
Not only is Saadia studying four A Levels at the Gorseinon Campus, she is also – on her own initiative - working hard to break down cultural barriers in sport and to encourage more participation from young people from ethnic minorities.
Students urge a rethink of ‘fast fashion’
Students from Gower College Swansea’s Llwyn y Bryn Campus have taken over the window of a local charity shop to help raise awareness of ethical fashion.
The Foundation Degree Fashion and Textiles students, alongside lecturer Elinor Franklin, are working in partnership with the Samaritans shop in the Uplands to style and customise a selection of pre-loved outfits.
College scoops two AAC Apprenticeship Awards
Gower College Swansea scooped two awards at the recent AAC Apprenticeship Awards in Birmingham.
This is an incredible achievement, as more than 350 entries were submitted in total from UK colleges, training providers and employers for this prestigious event, which was organised by FE Week and the Association of Education and Learning Providers.
Sister School partnership agreed
Gower College Swansea has signed a ‘Sister School’ partnership with Wuhan No. 49 High School, China, with both parties agreeing to participate in student and staff exchanges and share best practice.