News and Events

14
Jan
Arrangements for our Tycoch Campus open evening – 20 January 2020

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:

13
Jan
College shortlisted for four TES FE awards

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:

20
Dec
College launches Teaching Academy

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?

17
Dec
Maths competition success for students

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.

13
Dec
Festive performance rounds off successful year for students

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.

10
Dec
College event ‘highly commended’ at national awards ceremony

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.

27
Nov
Impressive WorldSkills medal haul for Gower College Swansea

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. 

27
Nov
Care home residents enjoy singing workshops

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.

15
Nov
College’s Rainbow Week celebrates inclusivity of LGBTQ+ individuals

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.

15
Nov
Oxford college expands outreach initiative to Swansea

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.

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