News and Events

18
Feb
Ex-student achieves first cap for Wales at the Six Nations

Ex-student achieves first cap for Wales at the Six Nations

An ex-student from Gower College Swansea has got her first Welsh rugby cap against France in the Six Nations Women’s tournament.

Alex Callender, from Carmarthen, was surprised to come on so early in the game, on February 2, in the opening match of the series out in Montpellier.

13
Feb
Pupils encouraged to ‘aim high’ at College event

Pupils encouraged to ‘aim high’ at College event

Gower College Swansea recently organised a special event for Year 10 pupils from secondary schools across Swansea.

The launch of the Welsh Government’s Seren Foundation programme at the Liberty Stadium enabled almost 400 young people to find out more about the range of higher education options they could explore after they complete their A Levels.

08
Feb
Apprentice of the Year talks success with secondary school pupils

Apprentice of the Year talks success with secondary school pupils

A 19-year-old from Port Talbot is encouraging pupils from her former secondary school to consider apprenticeships as a chosen career path.

Sally Hughes attended Ysgol Cwm Brombil in Port Talbot before attending Neath college to do AS-Levels in biology, chemistry and psychology. After completing the year, Sally enrolled onto a BTEC Level 3 Applied Science at Gower College Swansea.  

06
Feb
Gower College Swansea joins the Collab Group of Colleges

Gower College Swansea joins the Collab Group of Colleges

The Collab Group of Colleges is pleased to announce Gower College Swansea as its newest member.

Gower College Swansea, one of the largest further education colleges in Wales, has a strong reputation and will be a fantastic addition to our network of forward thinking colleges.

05
Feb
International students celebrating top university offers

International students celebrating top university offers

Our International students are currently holding offers from some of the UK’s top universities, including 20 of the 24 Russell Group Universities.

“This is further evidence of the outstanding standard of teaching and learning at Gower College Swansea,” says International Manager Kieran Keogh.

04
Feb
More skills medals for ILS students

More skills medals for ILS students

A team of ILS students from Gower College Swansea have taken a Bronze medal at the Inclusive Skills (Media) competition which was recently held at Coleg y Cymoedd, Nantgarw.

Connor Maddick, Megan Bevan and Courtney Collins filmed, produced and edited a two minute film based on the romantic theme of Santes Dwynwen.

01
Feb
Eleven students heading to Oxbridge

Eleven students heading to Oxbridge

Eleven students from Gower College Swansea have been offered a place to study at Oxford or Cambridge University in 2019.

These students are all following the Oxbridge Programme at the Gorseinon Campus, which aims to provide the best possible preparation for students aiming to progress to Oxford, Cambridge and other Russell Group universities.

01
Feb

The College is open as normal this morning - all sites

The College is open as normal this morning - all sites

31
Jan
Urgent notice re: inclement weather Thursday 31 January

Urgent notice re: inclement weather Thursday 31 January - updated

Due to the inclement weather forecast for tonight (31 January) we have decided to cancel all our part time evening classes across all campuses - from 5pm.

The Parent's Evening due to take place at Gorseinon tonight (31 January) is postponed and will be rescheduled for a later date.

Please note our Sport Centre at Tycoch Campus has also closed for the evening.

29
Jan
ILS students make their mark at skills competition

ILS students make their mark at skills competition

Independent Living Skills students from Gower College Swansea have participated in the Inclusive Skills competition at Newtown College.

Callum East, who is studying on the Introduction to Further Education (Life Skills) course, won the Gold medal in the Restaurant Services - Table Laying competition.

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