News and Events
Arrangements for our Tycoch Campus open evening – 20 January 2020
Gower College Swansea is holding an open evening at the Tycoch Campus on Monday 20 January for people interested in studying full time and higher education courses.
As the campus is so large and spread out, below are some helpful pointers for visitors on the night:
College shortlisted for four TES FE awards
Gower College Swansea has been shortlisted in four categories at the prestigious TES FE Awards 2020.
The TES FE Awards celebrate the dedication and expertise of the people and teams who make a significant contribution to improving the skills levels of young people and adult learners.
Gower College Swansea has been shortlisted in the following categories:
College launches Teaching Academy
Ever wondered what it would be like to be part of an award-winning team, teaching at a sector-leading further education College?
Maths competition success for students
Gower College Swansea recently entered a group of A Level students for the UKMT Senior Mathematics Challenge, a 90-minute multiple-choice competition aimed at learners from across the UK.
The Challenge encourages mathematical reasoning, precision of thought and fluency in using basic mathematical techniques to solve interesting problems.
Festive performance rounds off successful year for students
Performing Arts and Theatre Production Arts students at Gower College Swansea have rounded off another successful year with a wonderfully festive performance of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.
College event ‘highly commended’ at national awards ceremony
Gower College Swansea’s Annual Student Awards event, which is organised by the in-house Marketing team, has been highly commended in the prestigious College Marketing Network/FE First Awards for Marketing Excellence.
The Annual Awards, which caters for over 200 people and takes place every June at the Liberty Stadium, was shortlisted in the Events Management category.
Impressive WorldSkills medal haul for Gower College Swansea
The UK’s best young apprentices and vocational students have been crowned the nations’ No.1 in a glittering ceremony in Birmingham.
WorldSkills UK LIVE, which attracted more than 80,000 young people to the NEC, was the backdrop for the National Finals of WorldSkills UK’s Competitions and saw more than 500 young people compete in over 70 different disciplines.
Care home residents enjoy singing workshops
Residents of a Swansea care home have enjoyed a series of bilingual singing workshops due to a collaboration between Ffa-la-la and Gower College Swansea.
College’s Rainbow Week celebrates inclusivity of LGBTQ+ individuals
Staff and students at Gower College Swansea have launched their first ever Rainbow Week with Welsh international rugby union referee Nigel Owens, MBE.
GCS Rainbow Week is dedicated to raising awareness of LGBTQ+ issues and celebrating inclusivity and the safe and supportive environment of the College.
Oxford college expands outreach initiative to Swansea
Students at Gower College Swansea have taken part in a brand new initiative that aims to attract more young people from state schools to the University of Oxford.
Around 80 A Level students attended the recent Step Up workshop at the Gorseinon Campus which was led by Head of Outreach at New College, Oxford - and former student of Gower College Swansea - Daniel Powell.