News and Events

25
Sep

Former student returns to head up College Oxbridge programme

A familiar face is set to return to Gower College Swansea.

Fiona Beresford, who studied A Level History, English and Maths at the Gorseinon campus, has been appointed as the College’s brand new Oxbridge/HE+ Coordinator.

After completing her A Levels in 2009, Fiona attended Churchill College, Cambridge where she achieved a First in History before beginning a teaching career.

24
Sep
Electronic Engineering students head to skills competiton

Electronic Engineering students head to skills competiton

The UK’s top apprentices and learners will be going for gold at the WorldSkills UK LIVE National Finals on 15-17 November.

Among them will be two Electronic Engineering students from Gower College Swansea - Matthew Belton and Jamie Skyrme.

20
Sep
New International students enjoy the city centre experience

New International students enjoy the city centre experience

A group of our new students recently enjoyed a Swansea city centre orientation exercise with the International team.

They visited Swansea's famous indoor market where they sampled cockles, laverbread and Welsh cakes. The tour also took in Castle Gardens and Swansea Marina.

20
Sep
Catering students treated to kitchen skills demo

Catering students treated to kitchen skills demo

New Catering and Hospitality students at Gower College Swansea were treated to a live demonstration as part of their induction

Former students Ben Adams and David Davies returned to the Tycoch kitchens to prepare chicken and chorizo terrine, sauté supreme of chicken with dauphinoise potatoes, butternut squash puree and panache of vegetables, followed by chocolate chartreuse mousse.

20
Sep
Lecturer guest of honour at bakery launch

Lecturer guest of honour at bakery launch

Stephen Williams, Catering and Hospitality lecturer at Gower College Swansea, was guest of honour at the recent official opening of a brand new bakery in the city centre.

The Hong Kong Bakery on Brynymor Road is owned by Peter Wong, a former student at the College.

06
Sep
Still looking for your ideal course for a September start?

Still looking for your ideal course for a September start?

For hundreds of students across Swansea, the summer will have been an emotional rollercoaster of excitement and nerves as they patiently awaited their GCSE exam results. Although that day has now come and gone, some feelings of uncertainty could still be an issue for many young people.

04
Sep
Freshers’ Fayres welcome new students to College

Freshers’ Fayres welcome new students to College

New students got a chance to find out more about campus life when they attended the Gower College Swansea Freshers’ Fayres at Gorseinon and Tycoch.

30
Aug
College enjoys a Welsh Celebration Day

College enjoys a Welsh Celebration Day

Staff at the Broadway Hair, Beauty and Holistic Centre recently enjoyed a Welsh Celebration Day as part of inset week.

29
Aug
Outstanding results for International A Level students

Outstanding results for International A Level students

This year’s A2 class scooped amazing A Level results with an impressive 64% achieving A* or A grades.

Over 90% of these students have been accepted by Russell Group universities, including Oxbridge.

Our AS Level students had a lot to celebrate too, with ten students achieving either four or three A grades.

24
Aug
Top results for Gower College Swansea

Top results for Gower College Swansea

After an incredible set of A Level results, over 1,000 Gower College Swansea students are set to progress to university this September.

Almost 200 of these students are heading to some of the best universities in the UK - including Oxford, Cambridge, Edinburgh, Imperial College London, Bristol, Exeter and the London School of Economics.

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