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22
Nov
GCS students take Gold, Silver and Bronze at WorldSkills!

GCS students take Gold, Silver and Bronze at WorldSkills!

Gower College Swansea students performed exceptionally well at the recent WorldSkills UK LIVE National Finals at Birmingham’s NEC.

Electronic Engineering student Jamie Skyrme took home a Gold Medal in the Industrial Electronics category after undertaking a challenging set of competition tasks including fault finding, electronic design, programming and prototyping.

16
Nov
College signs educational partnership agreement

College signs educational partnership agreement

International Manager Kieran Keogh has signed an educational partnership agreement with Britlink, a subsidiary of the large Singapore based Dimensions Education Group, to deliver vocational qualifications throughout Malaysia, Myanmar and Vietnam.

16
Nov
Students enjoy ceramics workshop

Students enjoy ceramics workshop

Fine Art students from Gower College Swansea have enjoyed a clay workshop with Eluned Glyn, a Welsh ceramic designer whose inspiration comes from the classic forms of the 20th and 21st centuries.

The workshop was an opportunity for students to create sculptures by coiling and slabbing clay and creating shapes by molding with slip.

15
Nov
College welcomes 'Mary Poppins'

College welcomes 'Mary Poppins'

Gower College Swansea's Performing Arts department has welcomed West End star Caroline Sheen for a musical theatre masterclass for our upcoming Christmas musical production of Mary Poppins Jr.

14
Nov
From FE to HE progression - UWTSD PhD student Ashley Pullen is on a path to success

From FE to HE progression - UWTSD PhD student Ashley Pullen is on a path to success

Ashley, aged 26, will graduate next summer with an impressive portfolio of skills and qualifications in a specialist area – Non Destructive Testing (NDT). UWTSD has become a global centre for academic teaching, research and development in the field of Non-Destructive Testing (NDT).

09
Nov
How green is my valley?

How green is my valley?

International Students got together to take in the great views of the Garw Valley during their half term visit to Bryngarw Country Park.

They enjoyed exploring the woodland paths and having fun in the play area - especially going down its gigantic slide.

09
Nov
It’s graduation time for College’s HE learners!

It’s graduation time for College’s HE learners!

Over 100 Higher Education students from Gower College Swansea have attended a special graduation event at the Great Hall on Swansea University's Bay Campus.

The students were celebrating achievement in subjects including accountancy, teaching, engineering, childcare, hair and beauty, sport, housing and management.

01
Nov
Acting brothers return with acting tips

Acting brothers return with audition tips

Two former Performing Arts students have returned to Gower College Swansea to share some words of wisdom.

Brothers Amukelani (Kel) and Anthony Matsena visited the Gorseinon Campus to meet with current student and discuss their experiences of auditioning and competing for places at specialist drama colleges.

31
Oct
Shortlisted Sally is a science career role model at Tata Steel

Shortlisted Sally is a science career role model at Tata Steel

Sally Hughes is on course for a rewarding career with Tata Steel in Port Talbot and hopes to inspire other young women to follow a science career pathway.

The only female in a group of technical apprentices recruited by the company in Port Talbot in September, 2016, she says it has not been easy to be successful within a male dominated environment.

25
Oct
College celebrates the Diversity Fayre 2018

College celebrates the Diversity Fayre 2018

Staff and students at Gower College Swansea have enjoyed another vibrant and successful Diversity Fayre.

Among the entertainment on offer this year was African drumming, Brazilian martial arts, Bollywood Indian dance and street dance. Live music was also provided by students from the Llwyn y Bryn and Gorseinon Campuses.

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