News and Events

27
Aug
Scholarship success for International student

Scholarship success for International student

Jarrett Zhang is celebrating after being awarded a £180,000 scholarship from the Rio Tinto mining company to study Geology at Imperial College London.

27
Aug
International students flying high!

International students flying high!

An amazing 60% of our International A Level students achieved A* and A grades in their recent exams.

Over 90% of these students have since been accepted to study at prestigious Russell Group universities, including Cambridge.

Some of our confirmed student destinations are as follows:

22
Aug
Local leader shortlisted for national leadership awards

Local leader shortlisted for national leadership awards

Sarah King, HR Director at Gower College Swansea, has been named a finalist in this year’s Leading Wales Awards.

Sarah has been nominated in the Leadership in the Public Sector category for her role as HR Director where she has transformed the human resources function from a policy driven department to one that puts staff wellbeing and engagement at the heart of everything it does.

22
Aug
A Level student heads to American University

A Level student heads to American University

Among the 1000-plus students about to progress to higher education from Gower College Swansea is Elli Rees, who has won a place at a prestigious American university.

19
Aug
Shanghai calling for electronics students

Shanghai calling for electronics students

Four Gower College Swansea students have made it through to the WorldSkills UK national finals for Industrial Electronics, which take place at the NEC in November

Rhys Watts, Liam Hughes, Ben Lewis and Nathan Evans are all on Electronic Engineering courses at the Tycoch Campus.

15
Aug
Gower College Swansea exam results 2019

Gower College Swansea exam results 2019

Students at Gower College Swansea are celebrating an overall A Level pass rate of 99%, with 1205 separate exam entries.

Of these passes, 35% were at grades A*-A, 61% were at A*-B and 82% were at A*-C.

The overall pass rate at AS Level was 92%, with 67% of those passes being grades A - C and 44% being grades A - B. There were 2447 separate exam entries for AS.

01
Aug
Arrangements for the collection of 2019 certificates

Arrangements for the collection of 2019 certificates

If you are planning on picking up your exam results this week, please don't forget to bring some ID with you!
Your student card is ideal but we can accept a passport or driving licence (with photo)
We cannot issue results without your ID so it's really important to remember this

16
Jul
Student’s surface pattern design shortlisted

Student’s surface pattern design shortlisted

A Gower College Swansea Foundation Degree Fashion and Textile Design student was recently shortlisted in the prestigious idott competition.

Sheeza Ayub’s work was one of over 1000 individual entries submitted to the competition from art and design students based in the UK and across Europe.

16
Jul
Farewell to the Class of 2019

Farewell to the Class of 2019

Some of our departing international A level students recently attended a graduation lunch at Sketty Hall.

The lunch was a celebration of the students time at the College and all guests enjoyed a traditional British meal.

Our A2 students currently hold offers from 20 of the 24 Russell Group Universities, including Oxbridge.

11
Jul
Urdd Eisteddfod Medals

Urdd Eisteddfod Medals

This year, our International art students secured multiple Urdd Eisteddfod awards across various mediums.

In the regional heat, Korean student Bella took the first place in both the Computer Graphics and Graphics in Photography categories.

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