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22
Jun
Gower College Swansea Annual Student Awards 2017

Gower College Swansea Annual Student Awards 2017

At the close of a very eventful academic year, a selection of our outstanding students have been honoured at the Gower College Swansea 2017 Annual Awards ceremony.

The ceremony took place at the Liberty Stadium, with recipients representing every aspect of college life from art, sport and engineering to construction and hospitality.

06
Jun
Stepping up to STEM

Stepping up to STEM

For the past six weeks, pupils from local schools have attended a Saturday Club at Gower College Swansea which aims to develop their skills and enthusiasm for engineering. 

The Saturday Club allows pupils to access the expertise of the teaching staff, the industry-specific equipment and on-site facilities of the Tycoch campus.

05
Jun
VQ Day 2017

VQ Day 2017

Gower College Swansea is looking forward to supporting VQ Day 2017.

The College currently offers around 40 vocational pathways for full time learners, which includes courses in subjects as diverse as catering, digital technology, beauty, sport and travel and tourism.

30
May
Another success story for The Bridge Programme

Another success story for The Bridge Programme

After completing the Bridge Programme with top marks, Gower College Swansea student Abdul Zanain is now progressing onto a Level 2 Digital Technology course at the Tycoch campus.

His interest in digital technology began after he completed a taster session at the Tycoch campus as part of the Bridge course.

26
May
Sporting success celebrated at awards ceremony

Sporting success celebrated at awards ceremony

Students from Gower College Swansea have celebrated an exceptionally successful sporting academic year.

26
May
A Bridge to career progression for Selena

A Bridge to career progression for Selena

When Selena Massey started on the Bridge Programme at Gower College Swansea, she was undecided about where her future career path lay.

Now, two and a half years later, Selena is employed as a brake and suspension technician with Kwik Fit, and she fully credits the Bridge Programme with helping her gain her focus and confidence.

23
May
Football students enjoy Portugal training camp

Football students enjoy Portugal training camp

A group of 25 Sports students from Gower College Swansea enjoyed a two week training camp with Portuguese football giants, SL Benfica.

22
May
Project takes pupils from the classroom to the pitch

Project takes pupils from the classroom to the pitch

An English GCSE booster session took a group of Pentrehafod pupils out of the classroom and onto the football pitch – thanks to Gower College Swansea and the Reaching Wider Partnership.

16
May
Schools enjoy Football Festival

Schools enjoy Football Festival

Over 50 Swansea school pupils braved the wind and rain to enjoy a Football Festival at Elba Sports Complex this week - a fantastic event organised by Sports students from Gower College Swansea.

The event took the format of a 7-a-side 'round robin' with all the schools playing against each other, with a Final being played by the two top-scoring schools. 

16
May
Entrepreneurship project for school pupils launched

Entrepreneurship project for school pupils launched

A new project to help schools teach enterprise skills to 5 and 6 year old pupils has launched.

The Bumbles of Honeywood is a set of books, online resources and educational materials designed to nurture enterprise skills from a young age - as well as teaching children about the plight of the endangered honey bee.

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